Call for Abstracts - Closed

We invite abstract submissions for oral and poster presentations at the Australasian Epidemiological Association (AEA) 2019 Annual Scientific Meeting to be held at the Brisbane Convention & Exhibition Centre from Wednesday 23rd to Friday 25th October 2019.

High quality, user-friendly evidence is essential to support the development of good health policy as well as evidence-based clinical and public health practice. With its theme ‘Epidemiology in the real world’, the focus of the 2019 AEA annual scientific meeting will be on the best methods to generate reliable evidence and the ways in which we can facilitate translation of this into policy and practice.

The conference will feature expert national and international speakers presenting under this theme. It will also highlight
epidemiological investigations undertaken across a range of settings including academic, government and non-government organisations.


To download a copy of the abstract flyer please click here. 


Abstract submissions closed on Sunday 30 June 2019, at 11:59pm AEST



We welcome submission of abstracts for oral and poster presentations at the meeting. We will consider all abstracts with
relevance to epidemiology and will ask that you nominate which of the topic areas listed below best fits your abstract.


All presenters must register and pay the registration fee at the time of confirming their acceptance of their presentation offer. 



Under the sub-themes of:

  • Generating evidence;

  • Translating and implementing evidence into policy and practice; and

  • Methods.


We invite submission of abstracts related to research, policy or practice under the following topics:

  • Big data, digital technology & social media

  • Cancer and chronic disease

  • Child and maternal health

  • Climate change, environmental & occupational health

  • Epidemiology in government and non-government organisations (NGOs)

  • Health services research and over-diagnosis/treatment

  • Infectious disease

  • Mental Health

  • Nutrition, obesity and physical activity

  • Partnerships - bringing consumers, researchers, clinicians and policy makers together

  • Risk prediction and stratification

  • Under-served populations

  • Other health/epidemiology topics



Oral Presentation
The length of your presentation will be advised along with your presentation offer.

Poster Presentations 

Designated periods will be allocated in the program when presenters will be expected to stand by their posters to take questions and discuss their work. Selected poster presenters will have 1 minute to present the highlights of their poster with one slide during the Rapid Fire sessions.


  • The abstract title should be no longer than 12 words

  • The abstract should be a maximum of 250 words in simple text paragraphs without images or tables

  • The abstract should include sub-headings in relation to the chosen domain; suggested headings are below:

- Research: Background, Methods, Results, Conclusions
- Policy / Practice: Context, Process, Analysis, Outcomes

  • All presenters must register and pay the registration fee at the time of confirming their acceptance of their presentation offer.


To submit an abstract using a manual form, please click here to download the form and return it to

All abstracts will be subject to peer review. It is the submitting author’s responsibility to ensure that all of their co-authors have agreed to be named and that the abstract uploaded to the server is the correct version. Abstracts submitted for presentation will be published exactly as received and should be checked for spelling and grammar prior to submission.

Presentation offers will be advised in July 2019.

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