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Virtual Student Poster Competition

Key Dates

Abstract Submission Deadline: Friday March 19, 2021
Notification of Decision: Monday March 29, 2021
Pre-conference Workshop: Tuesday April 13, 2021 (3 - 4:30 pm EDT)
Poster Submission Deadline: Sunday April 25, 2021
Notification of Winners: Tuesday, May 4, 2021
Winners Present at Conference: Wednesday May 12, 2021

Submit Abstract

Our ‘Planning for Seniors Housing in Changing Cities: A Cross-National Exchange’ Virtual Conference offers an exciting opportunity for students, post doctoral fellow and emerging scholars to dialogue, network and exchange knowledge with international experts on challenges and best practices in seniors housing.

Showcase your seniors housing research at our international conference by submitting an abstract to our virtual student poster competition!

Students and post doctoral fellow from all disciplines are invited to submit a poster presentation on research that is completed or in progress, quality improvement initiatives, or innovative programs or policies that are related to seniors housing (including but not limited to topics such as housing preservation, eviction prevention, promoting health and wellbeing of tenants, etc.). Submitted abstracts will undergo peer-review by reviewers with relevant expertise.

All presenting students will be invited to participate in our virtual pre-conference workshop on developing high-impact, message-driven scientific posters! This interactive session hosted by John Beilenson, president of SCP and founder of PosterBuzz. will present a four-step approach that ensures your poser session is an engaging and career building experience.

On-demand virtual posters will be available to all conference attendees on our virtual platform until May 2022.

A $100 CDN prize will be awarded to the three best posters! Posters that are uploaded for viewing by April 25, 2021 will be judged by a housing expert and an older tenant with lived experience. Posters will be assessed for the quality of the work, demonstrated understanding of seniors housing issues, and innovation. The winning students will be invited to give a 5-minute elevator pitch on their project on May 12, 2021 to all conference attendees.

Click on the abstract submission button above to submit your abstract by March 19, 2021!

Submission Guidelines

To facilitate the peer review, abstracts must be submitted in a structured format comprising of four sections:

  • Background and Objectives
  • Approach
  • Results
  • Conclusions

The abstract should not exceed 250 words. For submissions on work in progress, please describe anticipated results or impacts.

Event Dates

May 11th & 12th, 2021


11:30 am - Arrival and Orientation
12:00 pm – 4:00 pm Sessions

All times listed are in Eastern Daylight Time (EDT)

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