CASP Conference 2019 Call for Abstracts / Appel de résumés Congrès 2019 de l'ACPS

  • 18 Mar 2019
  • 30 Apr 2019




As co-hosts of the annual Canadian Association for Suicide Prevention (CASP) National Conference 2019, the Canadian Mental Health Association - Edmonton Region (CMHA-Edmonton), and Centre for Suicide Prevention (CSP) welcome you to Edmonton, Alberta, 16-18 October 2019.

Our conference theme of Reconciliation: Honouring the Other forefronts the need to heal relationships to drive connectedness, a key underpinning of suicide prevention. Whether we are focused on individual relationships, engaging with priority populations or fueling the suicide prevention network across Canada, reconciliation and honouring is needed.

All are welcome: suicide attempt survivors, persons impacted by suicide loss, caregivers, researchers, clinicians, and communities interested in suicide prevention. We invite you to submit an abstract to present at the 2019 CASP National Conference: Reconciliation: Honouring the Other.

Presenters may submit multiple abstracts for the conference; max 1 submission per presentation. Submit your abstract by clicking "Register" in the left-side column and completing the online registration form. You may also consult a pdf version with French translations here >

The last section of the form will require that each presenter submit a signed and completed Speaker Agreement, please download HERE >

Please direct questions to [email protected].

  • Abstracts will be accepted 18 Mar – 30 Apr 2019

  • Results Notification: 30 June 2019

There are four topical streams for this conference:

  1. Wellness (postvention, upstream prevention)

  2. Knowledge-to-action (suicide prevention and life promotion)

  3. People at risk (prevention, intervention, postvention)

  4. Persons impacted by Suicide (postvention)

Abstracts will be considered for the following presentation formats:

  1. Research: presenting a paper or project; instructive or lecture style (15 minutes + Q&A)

  2. Practice: sharing how to adopt an initiative, policy or program (60 OR 120 minutes)

  3. Workshop: engaging participants in active learning (60 OR 120 minutes)

  4. Posters: submitting a poster for display

Acceptance as a presenter

  • Presenters must be paid registrants of the conference. Honoraria and travel reimbursement are not available. You will be notified when conference registration becomes available.

  • Presenters will be asked to submit an electronic version of their presentation prior to the conference. Electronic copies of the presentations will be made available to conference delegates following the conference.

  • Presenters are responsible for providing written material to conference participants if applicable.

  • Presenters will be provided with a designated time to present by the conference committee.


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Canadian Association for Suicide Prevention
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Ottawa, Ontario K1N 1C5

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