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The Grassroots Falls Festival call for abstracts NOW OPEN


The Grassroots Falls Festival call for abstracts are now open.

The Injury Control Council of WA, delivering the Stay On Your Feet® program with the support of the Department of Health are proud to be partnering with Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital to present the Grassroots Falls Festival Take Two.

The organising commitee invites you to submit an abstract to share your valuable knowledge with other health professionals dedicated to preventing falls and harm caused from falls.

Take two of the’Grassroots Falls Festival; a falls prevention conference for health professionals’ will be hosted at the beautiful Esplanade Hotel in Fremantle, Western Australia n Thursday 16th and Friday 17th February, 2017.

The staging of the Grassroots Falls Festival follows on from a very successful inaugural conference in February 2015 which attracted more than 200 delegates.

The deadline for abstract submission is 9pm Friday the 9th August 2016.  

To submit an abstract please sign into the presentation portal using the link below with your account email address and password.  If you have not yet submitted a presentation, please create a new acocunt by clicking the ‘new account’ button.

To submit an abstract you must have the following ready for submission

  • Abstract title
  • Presentation type
  • Category type (acute care, aboriginal care, residential care, rural health care, secondary hospitals/rehabilitation, community settings including childrens falls)
  • author contact details and biography
  • your abstract(200 words)
  • Audio visual requirements

At any time in the process you can click the ‘Save as Draft’ button to save your incomplete submission and return to it at a later time.

For more information on the conference or to return to the portal please visit the event website here.

Thank you for your interest in presenting.  The contribution of presenters is critical and we value your input greatly.

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If you have any questions regarding your submission please contact the conference secretariat at or 0422 265 633.

Stay On Your Feet® is provided by Injury Matters and funded by the Western Australian Department of Health.

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