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The 2021 Centre for Ageing, Cognition and Wellbeing (CACW) Conference Organising Committee are thrilled to announce the call for abstracts for our third annual Conference. The conference will be held on Tuesday 30 November 2021 at Macquarie University. The conference will include blended options, with all speakers presenting live, and attendees may attend either in person or via zoom. In-person conference attendees and presenters will join us in the Arts Precinct room C122, 25c Wally’s Walk Building B. We will have 2 exciting keynotes for the conference – details to come.

Submissions are now open for individual oral presentations from CACW members, associates, students, and external parties. Priority will be given to empirical research, data-driven talks and major grant projects that align with the research themes of the Conference. The themes are:

1. Dementia Risk Reduction   

2. Social and Emotional Wellbeing of Older Adults

Description of Presentation Types:

Rapid Fire Presentation: 5 minutes 

Rapid Fire presentations are just that! You will be given a total of 5 minutes to highlight the key features of your research briefly and clearly. Narrative slides will not be accepted, and illustrative slides are limited to a maximum of five per abstract (including title slide, which must declare all affiliations, sponsorships, and conflicts of interest).

Oral Presentation: 15 minutes (10-minute presentation, 5-minute questions)

You will be given a total of 15 minutes to highlight your research, specifically, a 10-minute presentation, followed by 5-minutes of question time.

ABSTRACT SUBMISSION DEADLINE: COB 2 AUGUST 2021 

Please send your abstract to [email protected] with the following information:

Subject: SURNAME_CACW 2021 ABSTRACT

Name:

Position:

Email:

Phone:

Institution/Organisation:

Department:

CACW Member (Y or N):

Relevant theme (Dementia Risk Reduction OR Social and Emotional Wellbeing of Older Adults OR Other):

Please confirm if you would like your abstract to be considered for:

a. In Person- Rapid Fire Presentation (5 minutes)

b. In Person-Oral Presentation (15 minutes -10min Presentation and 5min Q and A)

c. Either Rapid Fire or Oral Presentation

Abstract (250 words maximum).