Deadline: February 28, 2019
We welcome you to submit an "emerging, hot topic" abstract for an individual poster presentation, an organized paper symposium or a roundtable discussion/scientific dialogue at the SPR 2019 Annual Meeting. Consider submitting if your research, methodology, policy work, or new data represent an emerging, hot topic issue, and especially if it relates to the overall conference theme of "Prevention Science in a Big Data World." (Link to original call for papers http://www.preventionresearch.org/2019-annual-meeting/call-for-papers/ )
The emerging, hot topic abstract deadline is not intended to be merely an extension of the general submission deadline. It will focus on capturing abstracts with ground-breaking and unique data that would not otherwise have been presented at the conference.
Recent emerging, hot topic issues include (but are not limited to): natural disasters including earthquakes, tsunamis, wildfires, and extreme weather; interventions and outcomes for immigrants; food safety; the causes and outcomes of teacher strikes; outbreaks of "old" infectious diseases; safety issues related to autonomous vehicles; effects of high profile mass shootings; the role of primary prevention in addressing the opioid crisis; the impact of the decision to discontinue National Registry of Evidence-based Programs and Practices (NREPP) on the use of scientific evidence to support and select prevention interventions; influence of changing cannabis laws on prevention-related programs, policies and practices; changing regulation around e-cigarettes; and the impact the government partial shutdown on prevention activities and human service organizations.
Abstract format types and abstract requirements
Please refer to abstract submission guidelines for the following abstract types: individual poster presentation, organized paper symposium and roundtable discussions/scientific dialogues at http://www.preventionresearch.org/2019-annual-meeting/abstract-submission-guidelines/
Emerging, hot topic abstracts will undergo formal peer review evaluation by the SPR Conference Committee. Acceptance notifications will be early to mid-March 2019.
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