8th IACFS Conference: Call for Papers
8th International IACFS
Conference on Chronic Fatigue Syndrome,
and other Related
January 12-14, 2007
Resort, Ft. Lauderdale, Florida, USA
The Conference Planning Committee of the
International Association for Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (IACFS) invites potential
presenters to submit abstracts for our next biannual meeting, which will be held
in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida, January 12-14, 2007.
Segments will focus
on integrative themes including different aspects of chronic fatigue syndrome,
fibromyalgia and other related illnesses presented in the context of fatigue,
sleep, pain, epidemiology, cognition and brain function, behavioral
health, pediatrics, gender, genetics, proteomics, viral and immune interactions and health. There will
also be lectures on latest research, newest clinical protocols, what the genes
can teach us and "the state of CFS science/art and where research goes from here?”
Papers will be reviewed by the IACFS Conference Planning Committee
for selection as an oral lecture, short oral presentation or poster presentation.
Attendees to IACFS conferences are primarily medical clinicians and
academic researchers at the medical professional level, and papers should
reflect this level of experience and expertise. It is anticipated that this
event will be accredited for continuing medical education for physicians. Papers
selected will be published in the conference syllabus.
Abstracts should be:
Noncommercial and focus on one or more of the areas
Submitted electronically, preferably in Microsoft Word, but could be
submitted as the body of an e-mail.
One page in length (single spaced, 12 point font), including all authors
with presenting author listed first and in bold, plus institution(s). Include
objectives, method, results and conclusion.
Presented with authors' full name, academic credentials, mailing
address, city, state, zip code and e-mail address.
Please e-mail abstracts to firstname.lastname@example.org
no later than
Presenting authors will be contacted
shortly after September 15 and advised if their paper(s) is/are approved with the type
of presentation specified.
If selected for either an oral lecture or short oral presentation
presenting author will be required provide a curriculum vitae and complete
necessary forms as directed in order to comply with AACME requirements for
accreditation. Authors will be advised of the date and time of their
If selected as a poster presenter, presenting author will be provided with
specifications for presentation and display.
Questions regarding papers or the submission process should
be directed to IACFS Administrative Office, attention Greg Fillmore, email@example.com,
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