The Canadian Foundation for Dietetic Research in partnership with Dietitians of Canada presents a DIETETIC RESEARCH EVENT at the 

Dietitians of Canada National Conference

June 8 and 9, 2017
St John's, Newfoundland and Labrador

A Time To Network With Colleagues, Share Research Results And Experiences…

Abstract submission status: CLOSED

See key dates and submission information below

The Canadian Foundation for Dietetic Research (CFDR) will be hosting its annual research-sharing program at the 2017 Dietitians of Canada National Conference. This program provides an excellent opportunity for dietitians as well as students in the field of dietetics and nutrition to showcase their work.

Professional Submission  Student Submission 
Includes summer students, dietetic interns, undergraduate and graduate students

Deadline: March 15, 2017

Deadline: March 15, 2017
Abstracts may be submitted in English or French.  Abstracts may be submitted in English or French. 
DC members as well as non-members may submit. DC members as well as non-members may submit.
Abstracts must not have been presented and/or published previously in association with a scientific or professional conference. However, in the case of a large and/or multi-faceted project, it is acceptable to submit a new abstract to report on aspects of the project (including new data) that were not presented or previously published 

The student submission module must be used if the research was conducted in a student capacity 
Abstracts must not have been presented and/or published previously in association with a scientific or professional conference. However, in the case of a large and/or multi-faceted project, it is acceptable to submit a new abstract to report on aspects of the project (including new data) that were not presented or previously published 
Only one abstract may be submitted per presenting author. The presenter may be a co-author on another abstract, but may present only one project. Only one abstract may be submitted per presenting author. The presenter may be a co-author on another abstract, but may present only one project.
The are two categories of presentations:

Research
These are reports of original research.

Experience-Sharing
These are reports  focussing on current issues or new  developments in nutrition or dietetics, e.g., the process used to develop a new program or produce a valid research instrument.

Submissions must include results from completed research.
NEW IN 2017:
Abstracts are only required to contain the following at the time of submission
•  Objective(s)
•  Method (s)
•  Significance to the field of dietetics

However, Result(s) and Conclusion(s) must be incorporated into Oral or Poster presentations.
Due to volume of submissions, accepted submissions for oral presentation will be based on number of available slots and highest rankings as determined by CFDR’s abstract review committee. Poster presentations will be reserved for student applicants.
Students planning to attend the conference may submit abstracts for oral or poster presentations review. 

Oral presentation spots are limited. Applicants whose eligible abstracts are not selected for oral presentations will be invited to present in a Poster session on June 9, 2017
The presenting author will receive the early-bird conference registration rate. Proof of registration must be sent to CFDR no later than May 8, 2017. The presenting author whether for an oral or poster presentation will receive the early-bird conference registration rate. Proof of registration must be sent to CFDR no later than May 8, 2017.

If a student is unable to present orally or via poster, the Advisor/Preceptor will be invited to present on the student's behalf. 
Abstracts selected for oral presentations will be displayed on the CFDR website All abstract submissions will be displayed on the CFDR website.
Presented abstracts will be published in the Fall 2017 edition of the Canadian Journal of Dietetic Practice and Research Not Applicable
Abstracts will be reviewed by CFDR’s volunteer abstract review committee and selected for oral presentation based on the quality of work. The Abstract Review Committee reserves the right to decline any submitted abstract

Click the link for abstract requirements, review criteria, oral presentation information and submission link: LINK

Click the link for a sample of the form to be completed via the submission portal: LINK
Abstracts will be reviewed by CFDR’s volunteer abstract review committee and selected for oral presentation and poster presentation based on the quality of work. The Abstract Review Committee reserves the right to decline any submitted abstract

Click the link for abstract requirements, review criteria, oral presentation information and poster specifications, and submission link: LINK

Click the link for a sample of the form to be completed via the submission portal. LINK
Use the student submission module if you are/were a student at the time the research was conducted  
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