Program

 

Program at a Glance

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Abstract submission deadline has been extended to December 15, 2017

Download the PAG here: Preliminary Program – 2017.11.21
Program subject to change

 

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

    Abstract Submissions

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    The 4th International Conference on UV & Skin Cancer Prevention invites abstract submissions from behavioral, epidemiological, clinical, and environmental researchers, health education and promotion professionals, public health advocates, clinicians, members of the environmental planning and design communities and policymakers with a strong interest in population-based approaches to the prevention of skin cancer. Abstract submissions will be accepted in online format beginning in July 2017.

    Note: A conflict of interest disclosure is mandatory for all presenters at the time of abstract submission.

    A condition of acceptance is that the presenting author must register for the conference. Registration must be received by February 14, 2018 in order for the abstract to be accepted and included in the Final Program.

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    Abstract Format 

    Abstract submissions will be reviewed for either oral or poster presentation. When submitting an abstract, you will have a choice to select your preference for:

    • Oral presentation*
    • Poster presentation

    *Note, Those selecting an oral presentation will be asked if they will accept a poster presentation if an oral presentation is not available.

    Three poster sessions are planned during the conference as indicated in the conference schedule.

     

    Abstract Topics 

    All abstracts submitted should address one of the conference topics for inclusion in the program. When submitting an abstract, please select the topic that your abstract applies to from the list below.

    1. UV exposure, skin cancer risk, and human health
    2. Vitamin D and sun protection
    3. Effective UV prevention strategies
    4. Indoor tanning trends and prevention
    5. Effective communication strategies in workplaces, schools, and communities;
    6. Novel research methods and measures for skin cancer prevention
    7. Population-based screening for melanoma
    8. Dermatology/pediatric dermatology
    9. Costs related to skin cancer prevention
    10. Dissemination of evidence-based programs and practices
    11. Policy development and implementation
    12. Culture and social factors in skin cancer and its prevention
    13. Environmental planning and design for UV protection and skin cancer prevention

    Deadline for Submissions has been extended to: Friday, December 15, 2017

    Notice of adjudication will be provided by Thursday, January 15, 2018. Initial correspondence will be addressed to the submitting author. Unless requested otherwise, after acceptance, correspondence will then be directed to the designated presenting author.

    Full presentation guidelines will be sent in February 2018. A condition of acceptance is that the presenter must register for the conference by February 14, 2018, in order for the abstract to be included in the Final Program.

     

    Permission to Publish

    Please be advised that authors grant exclusive license to the Conference for any reproduction as it sees fit. Submission of your abstract and acceptance to present constitutes your consent to publication.

     

    Submitting an Abstract Online

    Abstracts will only be accepted via the online submission system at: uvandskincancer.com Abstracts sent via email or mail will not be accepted.

    An acknowledgement of receipt of your submission(s) will be sent automatically to the submitting author by email upon completion of the online submission. Abstracts must be prepared in English.

    Prior to adjudication, abstracts that are submitted online allow the presenter to modify their submission(s) until the extended closing date of December 15, 2017 at 5:00 pm PST.

    Those abstracts selected for poster or oral presentations will be reproduced exactly as submitted and substitutions will not be permitted. Be sure to proofread your abstract very carefully before submitting.

     

    Abstract Guidelines 

    • Limit your abstracts to no more than 300 words of text (not including title, authors, and affiliations).
    • Do not include graphics, images or tables in your abstract.
    • Each abstract should (where appropriate) be structured into the following sections:
      1. Introduction
      2. Methods
      3. Results
      4. Conclusions

     

    LEARNING OBJECTIVES

    Please include between 3 and 5 brief learning objectives for your proposed presentation. The learning objectives are not included in the 300 word abstract limit.

    Those abstracts selected for poster or oral presentations will be reproduced exactly as submitted and substitutions will not be permitted. Be sure to proofread your abstract very carefully before submitting.

     

     

    Conflict of Interest Disclosure 

    A conflict of interest disclosure is mandatory for all presenters at the time of abstract submission.

    Disclosures should identify all commercial relationships, financial or otherwise, in the last two years regardless of whether or not they relate to the topic presented. These disclosures must be meaningful by indicating the type(s) of relationship that has (have) taken place. This may include, but not limited to, the following:

    • Advisory Board
    • Board of Directors
    • Clinical Trials Investigator
    • Consultant
    • Employee
    • Founder
    • Gifts or In-kind Compensation
    • Grants
    • Honoraria
    • Patent Inventor / Holder
    • Shareholder
    • Speaker Bureau
    • Website / Publications