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Abstracts will be accepted from Monday, July 8, to Monday, September 9, 2019.

Click here to submit an abstract.

Abstract Guidelines:
  • Abstract Title: 20 words
  • Abstract Summary: 250 words
  • Abstract Content: 500 words

Learn more about the following information:

Presentation Types

Pre-Conference Workshop (Half Day or Full Day)
Description: A presentation designed to actively involve attendees in structured activities, small or large group processes, simulation, and/or other training components. Presentation must have evidence of a meaningful rationale and/or theoretical base underlying the activities, as well as information regarding the active and meaningful experience planned for attendees. This presentation invites you to present either a half-day or full-day comprehensive pre-conference workshop and is intended as a more advanced skills training. 
Time: 
Half Day: 4 hours (4.0 CEs)
Full Day: 8 Hours (7.0 CEs plus one hour lunch on-own)
Presentation structure must include: introducing the rationale and/or theoretical base of the planned experience; active involvement of the attendees in the experience; and debriefing and questions. 

SIG Presentation: 
Description: A paper presentation on a specific Special Interest Group (SIG) subspecialty. This 90-minute session will include 30 minutes of networking and 60 minutes of presentations, for a total of 1.0 CE.
Time: 90 minutes – 30 minutes for networking and 60 minutes for subspecialty-specific presentation content. 

Practice Intensive: 
Description: A two-part Learning Institute, comprised of two 90-minute sessions, the Practice Intensives allow you to get more in-depth, thorough training from content experts. 
Time: 3 hours – 90 minutes of presentation; 30 minute beverage break; 90 minutes of presentation.
 
Panel Symposium
Description: Multiple presentations on a single topic presented by authors with moderated discussion by a group of 3-5 participants who submitted abstracts on the topic addressed. Authors will share their knowledge through discussion on the validity, value, and applicability of the topic as well as their own unique work in the topic area.
Time: 60 OR 90 minutes - 5 minutes for introducing the topic, 40 OR 70 minutes for discussion/presentation by the presenters, and 15 minutes for summary and questions from the audience. The amount of time designated to each presenter will be determined by how many participants are included in the Panel Symposium. 
Note: The Conference Committee may accept abstracts with similiar content as a panel symposium. in that case, only the lead author will present. Authors can also submit as a group for a panel symposium as long as they indicate so during the abstract submission process. 
 
Learning Institutes
Description: A presentation designed to actively involve attendees in structured activities, small or large group processes, simulation, and/or other training components. Presentation must have evidence of a meaningful rationale and/or theoretical base underlying the activities. 
Time: 90 minutes - 30 minutes for introducing the rationale and/or theoretical base of the planned experience, 45 minutes for active involvement of the attendees in the experience, and 15 minutes for debriefing and questions. 
Additional clarification: Your proposal must address a meaningful rationale and/or theoretical base of your workshop, as well as information regarding the active and meaningful experience planned for attendees. 
 
Paper
Description: A theory-based or research-based presentation focused on exploring and analyzing new and current issues, trends, perspectives, and/or models in the field of oncology social work. Presentation must include original research if applicable and demonstrate a relationship of this new information to existing research and theory or highlights a gap in research and practice.
Time: 60 minutes - 45 minutes for presenting the information, and 15 minute for dialogue with attendees.
Additional clarification: Your proposal must clearly show how the theory or theories used are relevant to the material. The information explored/analyzed must be new material related to current issues, trends, perspectives, best practices, and/or models in oncology social work. 
 
Poster
Description: A poster presentation is an opportunity to discuss your topic with peers in an informal setting. Posters typically focus on one main theme, and present useful information, research results and stimulate discussion. A poster presentation allows viewers to study and restudy information and discuss it with the presenter one on one. Presenter must present in-person, follow poster size guidelines.