Abstract Presentation

Starting Date19 May 2021, Wednesday
Closing Date (Extended)10 August 2021, Tuesday
Announcement of Results (via email)From 16 August 2021, Monday

Abstract submissions have closed. All submissions are under review. More information on oral and poster presentations will be available in September 2021.

Categories/Topics of Abstract

  1. Healthcare: focus on Dying & Bereavement from an illness-related event
    • Pre-loss bereavement and anticipatory grief
    • Caregiving and grief
    • Professional grief
    • Any other healthcare related topic(s)
  1. Community: sub populations of the bereaved
    • Voices of the bereaved: suicide survivors, spousal loss, child loss, bereaved with intellectual disability
    • Grief and death literacy
    • Faith traditions/practices
    • Any other community related topic(s)
  1. Practice: approaches to grief and bereavement support
    • Spectrum of Interventions
    • Group work: psychoeducation/social group, mutual/support group, therapy group
    • Service models and competency building
    • Any other practice related topic(s)

How to submit

As an email attachment to gbc2021@singaporehospice.org.sg, with the subject heading as ‘Abstract Submission’, and the body of the email indicating:

  • Category of the Abstract (refer to the above categories, select only one)
  • Salutation
  • Name
  • Designation
  • Organisation
  • Contact Email of the First Author

Guidelines for the Abstract

  • The title of the abstract should not exceed 20 words.
  • The body of the abstract should not exceed 300 words.
  • Abstract submission should be written in English language.
  • Presentation of abstract should be in English.
  • Please adhere to the following format when submitting your abstract
    • Background and Objectives
    • Methods
    • Results
    • Conclusion
  • Use only standard abbreviations. Place special or unusual abbreviations in parentheses after the full word appears the first time.
  • Express numbers as numerals.
  • Upon acceptance of abstract, author must register for the Conference to present the abstract. Registration payment should be made by the deadline indicated in the email of acceptance.
  • Authors to indicate if abstract is submitted for poster or oral presentation. 
  • Selected authors for oral presentation will present the abstract via virtual platform. 
  • Information on poster (virtual) presentation will be provided directly to authors of accepted posters.