ABSTRACT SUBMISSION IS NOW CLOSED
DEADLINES FOR THE SUBMISSION OF ABSTRACTS
31 August, 2018
13 October, 2018
15 November, 2018
Oral presentations and Symposia
The Organizers welcome abstracts for the following presentation categories.
The preferred category of presentation should be specified on the online submission form.
A) Oral Presentations
GENERAL SUBMISSION INSTRUCTIONS
Abstracts should be written according to the instructions below and will be reviewed for acceptance based upon their scientific merit.
1. Abstracts must be submitted using the above on-line submission link. Please do not fax, mail or email your abstracts as they will not be considered.
2. Abstracts may be submitted in English or Hebrew.
3. Each presenting author may submit up to one proposal in each presentation category.
4. The names and affiliations of all authors should be included in the abstract.
5. Empirical abstracts should include background on the research topic and a clear description of the objectives and methodology. Clinical abstracts should include a defined objective, clinical context, discussion and conclusions.
6. All abstracts should include relevant audience.
7. The submitting author will be informed in due time whether their abstract has been accepted and which category it was assigned to. We ask you to understand that as the number of slots for oral presentations is limited, some presenters may be asked to adapt oral presentations to posters.
8. Scheduling of abstracts in the final scientific program is dependent on payment of registration fees by presenting authors.
ABSTRACT CHANGES: Once you have submitted your abstract you can edit the document/authors/affiliations etc. by logging in again. Please note that this feature is only available up until the submission deadline of or until the abstract has been accepted.
ABSTRACT STATUS: You can check the status of abstracts submitted by logging in. Click on the abstract tab to track the review process. Once your abstract has been reviewed you will also receive an email notification.
Keep note of your username and password so you can use these feature
Oral/Poster Presentation Guidelines
Abstract should relate to the following topics.
When submitting your abstract you will be asked to choose three topics that best fit your proposal.
1. Concepts / theories / models of Grief
2. Coping processes and mechanisms of dealing with grief and ---------bereavement
3. Qualitative and quantitative research in grief and bereavement
4. Educating and learning about loss and bereavement
5. Mourning customs in a multi-cultural world
6. Religious, social and cultural aspects of grief and mourning
7. Ethical and legal issues in loss and bereavement
8. Coping with loss across the life-cycle
9. Issues at the end-of- life: Ethical, moral and medical dilemmas
10. Traumatic death (homicide, suicide, motor-vehicle accidents, etc.)
11. Losses after natural disasters or epidemics
12. Dealing with the grief and loss of refugees and immigrants
13. The impact of terror and war related losses
14. People with special needs coping with loss
15. Supporting the individual and the community cope with loss and--------bereavement
16. Grief, mourning and the arts
17. Individual psychotherapies
18. Couple and family therapies
19. Group therapies
20. Professionally lead support groups
21. Self-help groups
22. Mind body interventions
23. Psychotherapy after loss
24. Social media and the Internet in coping with loss
25. Distance therapy in digital times
26. Family losses
27. Loss of a child
28. Loss of a sibling
29. Loss of a spouse or life partner
30. Loss of a parent
31. Loss of a grandchild
32. Child and adolescent loss
33. Ambiguous losses
34. Disenfranchised grief (losses that are not recognized by ---------------society
35. Spiritual and religious guidance and accompaniment
36. Losses and grief over non-bereavement experiences
37. Other topics not covered
SPECIFIC SUBMISSION GUIDELINES
ORAL COMMUNICATION / POSTER
Abstracts should be no longer than 250 words (excluding title and affiliations).
Symposia are allocated 45 minutes.
You may propose one symposium.
Each symposium should consist of 3-4 speakers, including the chair.
The Chair can deliver one of the talks.
Inclusion of symposia in the scientific program is dependent upon the payment of registration fees by the chair and all the speakers.
Proposals to organize a Symposium should include the following information pasted into the abstract text box:
Full contact details of the submitter (chair) - title, name, academic affiliation, address, phone and email.
Brief description of symposium and the topics to be addressed (100 words).
The abstract of each presentation in the Symposium must be included. Please make sure to designate who will be the speaker of each presentation.
Full names and email addresses of the proposed speakers.
The proposal should not exceed 1300 words in total.
Workshop length should be 1.5 hours in total.
Proposals to organize a conference workshop should include the following information pasted into the abstract text box:
Full contact details of the proposed workshop presenters - Title, name, full academic affiliation, address, phone and email.
Clear definition of the target population for the workshop (e.g., professionals or wider audience; school counselors; etc.), or mention "open to all"
Brief description of the purpose of the workshop, method of presentation, background information and the topics to be addressed (200 words)
Any equipment/materials that course participants should bring
Maximum number of participants. Please note that minimum number of participants is 15.
Please make sure to attach your cv.