All abstract submission portals for the 31st IASP World Congress are now CLOSED. Successful abstracts will be notified by the 30th June.

Early Career Research Event Abstracts

Submissions were invited for the IASP Gold Coast ECR PechaKucha and ECR Plenary events.

Candidates could apply to take part in one or both ECR events . Candidates could apply using oral presentation abstracts already submitted to the main IASP World Congress programme. However candidates could only present their abstract at one IASP conference event (i.e. ECR plenary only, PechaKucha only, or main conference only) and will be notified by IASP delegates for which event they have been selected to present at.

Eligibility: ECRs eligible to submit to the PechaKucha and ECR Plenary can be up to five years post PhD award (five years from the date on your PhD diploma).

Selection: All abstracts submitted for the ECR Plenary will be reviewed by the IASP World Congress scientific committee. The PechaKucha will be reviewed by the IASP World Congress scientific committee and will include ECR representation. For the PechaKucha event, six abstracts will be selected. For the ECR Plenary, three abstracts will be selected.


Submissions CLOSED: The closing date for submissions was Tuesday June 15th (midnight) GMT+1

Further information:

The PechaKucha event is being held on Thursday 23rd September 2021 at 7:45pm at Miss Moneypenney’s Broadbeach.

PechaKucha is Japanese for “chit chat” it is a form of story telling that is similar to the 3-minute-thesis but allows participants to present their work over 6-minutes across 20 slides (20-seconds) per slide. It challenges researchers to present their work in a new and engaging way and is a wonderful opportunity to network with other ECRs and senior researchers in the field. Candidates who are selected for the PechaKucha event will be asked to submit their slides 2-weeks in advance of the World Congress.

The event has been organized to be a fun and entertaining evening and will be hosted by the Australian comedian Mark McConville. For this reason, we ask all participants to provide a short statement about themselves that will be used to help make the evening as engaging as possible.

For further enquiries about the ECR Plenary or PechaKucha event please contact: nicole.hill@telethonkids.org.au




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