The following formats of presentations are welcome:
- Research in progress: a scholarly presentation on a forensic clinical or research topic, written expressly for the CAPL meeting; delivery time should be 15 minutes with 5 minutes following for questions and answers
- Flash talk: a brief, focused presentation on a pertinent topic in forensic psychiatry; preference for acceptable will be for residents/junior CAPL members though anyone can submit; delivery time should be 15 minutes with 5 minutes following for questions and answers
- Panel discussion: a group presentation led by the submitter (Chair) of the abstract on a topic of national interest in forensic psychiatry; each panellist should present a different view of the topic; delivery time should be 30 minutes for the entire panel with 10 minutes following for questions and answers
- Debate: this format centres on a controversial question in forensic psychiatry; the submitter acts as moderator and the participants must be two recognized experts; delivery time should be 30 minutes for the entire panel with 10 minutes following for questions and answers
- Other: a limited number of other formats and lengths will be considered by the planning committee (e.g., mock trial, workshops, longer time slots)
- Prepare your abstract on the official Abstract Submission Form online. Please specify preferred format.
- Deadline for submissions is December 14th, 2018.
- The room will be equipped with regular audio/visual presentation electronic equipment such as computer, projector, screen, and speakers. Other a/v needs may incur a fee to the presenter. We suggest that you discuss this with us in advance of the meeting.
- For PowerPoint presentations, the author / presenter is encouraged to use the CAPL presentation template. (Optional)
Please ensure all research and presentations conform to standard ethical guidelines (e.g., informed consent/patient confidentiality/ethics board approval).
For submissions you will submit the following electronically:
- Presentation type
- Title of presentation
- Authors & affiliations (highlighting resident/junior CAPL members)
- Abstract (max 300 words/ 2000 characters)
- Comments/explanation if seeking alternative session type or alternative timing
- Disclosure form (available here)
- Three (3) educational objectives – “At the end of this session, participants will be able to….”
- References (if any)
- Category (Civil, Criminal, clinical, other)