CALL FOR Abstract SUBMISSIONS – DEADLINE November 30th, 2019

Science & Soul 2020 is seeking abstracts for poster presentation at the 3rd Annual Congress for Trauma-informed Neuroprotective Care in the NICU. The planning committee invites submissions from all disciplines to share their expertise in one of the following categories related to trauma-informed, neuroprotective care in the NICU:

  1. Original Research

  2. Innovations in Practice or Education

  3. Patient Safety

  4. Quality Improvement

  5. Case Studies

  6. Literature Reviews (Scoping, Narrative, Integrative)

Abstracts should be no longer than 500 words with up to 2 additional bibliography pages (see the submission form below). 

The content should be presented in the form of a structured abstract:

  • Introduction

  • Purpose

  • Design

  • Methods and Results

  • Limitations

  • Implications for Practice

  • References

Abstracts that do not follow the submission guidelines will not be reviewed. Abstracts previously presented in other arenas are acceptable for submission.


Submission Requirements

Abstracts must be received no later than midnight UTC/GMT -5, November 30th, 2019.

A panel of experts will review each submission and authors will be notified of the panel’s decision no later than December 30th, 2019.

The selected posters should be presented in a format equal to 80 x 100 cm.

 Each poster presenter will be present for the manned poster session Friday February 28, 2020 from 1245-1315 and are encouraged to have handouts of their poster to share with congress participants (also feel free to bring your business cards to facilitate networking)

Accepted poster presenters will be awarded the early bird registration fee ($425.00 USD)!


All presenters chosen for poster presentation are responsible for conference registration fees, hotel, travel and all other expenses.

For questions, please contact Nicole Duran at:

Abstract Submission Form

Submitting Author's Name *
Submitting Author's Name
Using the required format, please describe your project in 500 words or less
Do you have the authority to submit this work? *