Do you have skills, tools and knowledge to share with others? The Coalition against Typhoid invites you to offer your expertise and submit an idea for a 60-minute workshop session. All ideas are encouraged, whether you want share a working method, train participants on a particular tool you have developed, or help them to develop any of the skills that we need to help solve the key challenges facing the control and prevention of typhoid and other invasive salmonelloses. The conference will accept workshops of different structures, including both in-person and virtual sessions.
We are accepting workshop submissions from May 24 – July 11, 2021.
Workshop Submission Guidelines
What information should you be prepared to include as part of your workshop submission?
The workshop submission should be in English, text only (no graphics) and include the following information:
- Topic – Please select one of the disease tracks (e.g., typhoid, paratyphoid, iNTS, or enteric fever)
- Title – Should not exceed 160 characters
- Keywords – Up to 5 words, separated by a semicolon (;)
- Primary & Secondary Thematic Track – Please select the thematic track(s) that best characterizes the area of research your submission is contributing to (e.g., Antimicrobial Resistance, Clinical Research, Diagnostics, Epidemiology, Genomics, Health Economics, Impact Studies, Modeling, Policy, Vaccine Development, Vaccine Introduction, and/or WASH)
- Preferred for Mode of Participation – Please indicate your preferred mode of participation (e.g., online, virtual)
- Please confirm that your session will adhere to our Commitment to Inclusiveness.
- Session Summary – Should not exceed 50 words
- Session Outline – For each presentation, please list the following:
- Presentation Title/Topic
- Speaker Name
- Speaker Age
- Speaker Gender
- Speaker Nationality
- Speaker Affiliation
- Speaker Email
- Learning Outcomes – In bullet points, please list the main learning outcomes of your workshop session. Should not exceed 200 words
- Desired Impact – Please briefly summarize the desired impact of your workshop session. Should not exceed 200 words
All workshops need to adhere to these requirements and must be submitted through our online submission system to be considered.
What are the selection criteria?
Submissions will be reviewed by the Scientific Organizing Committee, using the following review criteria will be used in scoring symposia:
- Does the workshop support the overall conference theme and objectives?
- Is the workshop topic original, and will the session’s learning objectives contribute to the field?
- Are the learning objectives and desired impact of the workshop clearly presented and relevant to the conference audience?
When will I be notified if my workshop has been accepted?
Letters of acceptance/rejection will be sent out by the end of July 2021.
For any questions, please reach out to CaT@Sabin.org