Call for Abstracts

All Together Better Health ATBH XI
The 11th International Conference on Interprofessional
Practice and Education

“Cultivating a Collaborative Culture: Sharing Pearls of Wisdom”

The theme for the 11th International Conference on Interprofessional Education and Collaborative Practice, All Together Better Health (ATBH-11), is ‘Cultivating a Collaborative Culture: Sharing Pearls of Wisdom’. We are now accepting abstract submissions in the following subthemes related to interprofessional education and collaborative practice:

    • SHARING models of best practice
    • INFORMING national, regional, and global policies and standards
    • ADVOCATING for health and wellbeing
    • EMBRACING diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging
    • PROMOTING safety in and beyond health services

At ATBH-11, you may present your work and ideas in a variety of formats. Abstracts can include any aspect of interprofessional education and/or collaborative practice. You may submit abstracts in the following categories: workshops, oral presentations, posters, pearls of wisdom lightning talks, and Discovery Majlis. Please complete the abstract submission form online, not exceeding 300 words.

1. Workshops

Workshops are 90-minute sessions, aiming to impart specific skill sets to participants that they can apply in their own settings. The format is a 5-10minute introduction followed by the main interactive component with ample opportunities for audience participation, interaction, and discussion. We welcome co-facilitation.

Workshop submission required details:
    • Select subtheme
    • Workshop title
    • Workshop presenters (all facilitators should be listed), giving brief biography of presenters.
    • Abstract structure:
      • Background
      • Who should participate
      • Structure of workshop
      • Learning objectives
      • Intended outcomes
      • Room requirements – please specify if you have any specific room requirements
      • Ideal maximum number of participants

2. Oral Presentations for research submission

Oral presentations are 10 minutes in duration followed by 5 minutes for questions and answers. Similarly themed sessions will be grouped together and facilitated by a moderator. Your presentation will be included in a 90-minute themed session.

Abstract submission required details:
    • Select subtheme
    • Title
    • Authors and their affiliations
    • Presenter
    • Abstract structure
      • Background
      • Aim
      • Method
      • Results
      • Conclusion

3. Oral Presentations for oral communication

Oral presentations are 10 minutes in duration followed by 5 minutes for questions and answers. Similarly themed sessions will be grouped together and facilitated by a moderator. Your presentation will be included in a 90-minute themed session.

Abstract submission required details:
    • Select subtheme
    • Title
    • Authors and their affiliations
    • Presenter
    • Abstract structure
      • Background
      • Summary of work
      • Main findings
      • Discussion
      • Conclusion

4. Posters

Posters are a useful way to communicate ideas about innovative approaches to IPE and IPP teaching practice and research findings.

Abstract submission required details:
    • Select subtheme
    • Title
    • Authors and their affiliations
    • Presenter
    • Abstract structure
      • Background
      • Aim
      • Method
      • Results
      • Conclusion
Poster guidelines:
    • Posters must be A0 in size and must be in portrait
    • Please bring your printed poster with you to the
    • You will be responsible for mounting the poster to your assigned

5. ATBH-11 Pearls of Wisdom Lightning talk

These lightning talks are 5-minute presentations. This is the ideal place to reach out to others and share an interprofessional story rooted in your experience as a patient, carer, student, educator, or professional. You can challenge perspectives and share your pearl of wisdom!

We encourage creativity and innovation. Simply talk or feel free to convey your idea through performance, music, or demonstration.

Abstract submission required details:
    • Select subtheme
    • Presenter
    • Abstract structure
      • Title
      • Brief description of your presentation
      • Pearl of wisdom message

6. Discovery Majlis

Feeling frustrated? Do you need help answering a question or solving an IPE or IPP problem? Seek the help of others in the Majlis.

A majlis is a traditional meeting place where people gather to seek advice, discuss issues, and ponder solutions in an informal setting. There will be no projector or screen available.

This is a 30-minute Peer-Assisted Learning Session. Using a 5-minute anecdote, you will set the scene and pose a question, idea, or problem. You will use the remaining 20 minutes to guide a brainstorming session in the hopes of cultivating a potential remedy and 5 minutes to conclude the discussion.

Abstract submission required details:
    • Select subtheme
    • Presenter
    • Abstract structure
      • Title
      • Question being posed or description of problem
      • Progress to date / Journey so far
      • Issues requiring discussion

Acceptance Process

All abstracts will be blind reviewed by peers in the scientific committee. Presenters with accepted abstracts will be notified by the date indicated above and should register before the early bird deadline to take advantage of the reduced registration rate, although this is not compulsory. However, to be included in the final program, all abstract presenters with accepted abstracts will need to register no later than Monday 29 May 2023. The conference organizers reserve the right to remove anyone from the conference proceedings and the final program who has not registered by this date.

Please note:

Authors may submit multiple abstracts for any presentation type (workshops, oral presentations, posters, ATBH pearls of wisdom and discovery majlis). Any abstract submitted may be considered by reviewers for a different type of abstract than the one submitted (e.g., you have submitted for an oral presentation but could be accepted as a poster presentation).

Questions or Assistance

If you have any questions or require assistance at any point throughout this process, please email ipec@qu.edu.qa

Abstract Submissions Key Dates

    • Abstract submission opens: October 2022
    • Abstract submission closes: 03 April 2023 (23:59 GMT+3)
    • Submission decisions announced: May 2023
    • Deadline for presenters to register: 28 August 2023