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Poster Session Submissions GHPC22

Background Information

CORE Group's 2022 Hybrid Global Health Practitioner Conference is taking place in a hybrid format - in-person at the Hyatt Bethesda, MD, USA or virtually over Zoom on October 3-5, 2022!

Transforming the Global Health Landscape
The Global Health Practitioner Conference (GHPC) is CORE Group’s flagship annual conference. 2022 will commemorate 25 years of CORE Group collaboration and learning!

CORE Group is a leader in community health working to end preventable maternal, newborn, and child deaths around the world. Through collaborative action, CORE Group promotes and safeguards health in communities and creates models for reaching the most marginalized populations.

Implementers, academics, donors, private sector, and other community health advocates convene in this multi-day, content-rich meeting that features knowledge sharing and skills-building sessions led by CORE Group’s Technical Working Groups and Interest Groups, state-of-the-art updates on maternal and child health, dialogues on community health, Working Group planning, and networking.

Objectives of #GHPC22:

  • Increase knowledge of conference participants in multi-sectoral technical areas of community health
  • Strengthen partnerships amongst CORE Group members and the global health community to transform global health principles and implementation
  • Identify and highlight best practices in COVID-19 Pandemic Response for future outbreaks and improved response
  • Foster participant connections through networking and professional engagement to build healthy communities worldwide and achieve health equity
  • Celebrate 25 years of the CORE Group community and the work we have done together!

#GHPC22 aims to:

ADVANCE  technical learning and collaboration.

CHALLENGE historical trends in global health operations, funding, power, and implementation.

REFLECT on achievements and challenges of the CORE Group community over the past 25 years of collaboration and learning.

  • Technical (related to any of CORE Group's Working Groups)
  • Digital Innovations
  • Pandemic Response and Preparedness
  • De-colonization of Global Health
  • Localization and Inclusion
  • Mental Health
Posters are visual presentations focused on a particular theme that will be presented during a dedicated session in the conference. CORE Group will accept approximately 10-15 evidence-based posters with an academic or professional focus, research information, peer-reviewed work, etc. The poster presenter will present to various groups of participants, explaining content and answering questions.

All ideas are reviewed by CORE Group staff as we work to create a Poster Session with a wide variety of topics that will collectively enhance the attendee's Global Health Practitioner Conference experience.

All poster proposals submitted by the deadline will be evaluated on the following criteria:
  1. Relevance to the conference theme
  2. Originality and/or innovative nature of study, question, or research
  3. Clarity of background, methods, and results
  4. Clear conclusions supported by results
  5. Impact on future work
EXTENDED - Proposals are due by COB 26 May 2022. Respondents will be informed of the result of their session submissions from 10 June 2022.

Please note that all speakers will be asked to confirm they will register at the applicable rate and present live at the event in person. All attendees, including speakers, must complete registration and payment.  To ensure a safe experience for those who choose to join us in person, we will be requiring all attendees to adhere to COVID-19 safety protocols, including presenting proof of vaccination prior to conference attendance.

Before you start:
To complete the submission form, you will need to prepare the following:

100 words max - Session title
100 words max - up to three poster objectives/questions it seeks to address
300 words max - background
300 words max - results and learning
300 words max - how the poster will advance a theme of the conference
optional - upload supporting material
Basic details of proposed speaker(s). Note: You will not be asked to provide speaker bios/headshots until your abstract is selected.

Please click "Next" to submit a session abstract. All submissions are due by COB May 26, 2022. Respondents will be informed of the result of their session submissions from June 10, 2022.