Call for Poster Abstracts – Abstracts for Oral or Poster Presentation

A poster or storyboard presentation is a graphic presentation of a topic. Posters / Storyboards may use an A3 thinking format to share the work.

Conference Theme

Improving Together for All – Patients, Families and Healthcare Workers

Conference Theme Categories

We aim to explore contemporary topics including:

  • Diversity, Inclusion and Equity in our Improvement Work
  • Creative and Flexible Ways of Improving and Building Capability
  • Patient and Family-Centered Care
  • Patient Flow Challenges
  • Challenges for our Workforce

General Guidelines for Submissions

  • The Lean Healthcare Conference Abstract Sub-Committee is seeking original work with definitive (preferably measurable) outcomes or significant transferable learning.
  • Abstracts submitted must be 250 word maximum.
  • In keeping with academic format bullet points should be avoided.
  • Headings structure for abstracts are:
    • Problem / Background
    • Goals/Objective
    • Current State/Analysis
    • Future State
    • Outcomes
    • Key Learnings

Abstracts using an alternative structure of headings will also be considered.

  • It is the responsibility of the presenting author to ensure that the abstract is submitted correctly
  • Include the names of all authors in your submission
  • Where there are co-authors, only one poster abstract is to be submitted. The presenting author is responsible for ensuring the co-authors agree with and are aware of the content before submitting the abstract
  • The Lean Healthcare Conference Organizers will not be held responsible for submission errors caused by internet service outages, hardware or software delays, power outages or unforeseen events
  • It is the responsibility of the presenting author to ensure that they register and pay for the conference in order to be included in the program

Submit your abstract

    Please note: there will be limited opportunity for oral presentations, however posters will be shared in various ways during the program