All abstracts must be submitted on-line. Abstracts, which should be no more than 300 words, may report the results of completed research, describe research in progress, present a position on an issue related to the Conference theme or a therapeutic case discussion.

Conference theme

The Conference theme is Our Infants - Infant Mental Health is a Public Health Matter.


Proposals are sought for both oral and poster presentations. Oral presentations will be 20 minutes. There will be a dedicated poster session with the opportunity for one representative of each poster to give a 10 minute oral summary to the whole conference gathering. This will then be followed by an opportunity to view the posters and discuss with the presenter in more detail.

Selection criteria

The Program Committee will evaluate the content of abstracts for relevance to the Conference themes, clarity, originality and timeliness. Abstracts will be reviewed and allocated to either an oral presentation or interactive poster session.

Successful applicants will be notified in early June 2019.


All presenters are required to register and pay by the close of author registration 8 July, 2019.

Formatting Guidelines

Download the Oral and Poster Presentation template as Word doc.

Download the Oral and Poster Presentation template as pdf.

Use this template as a guide to prepare your abstract.

If submitting more than one abstract, information requested in the abstract submission form must be completed and submitted with each abstract.

Acceptance or otherwise is at the discretion of the Conference Program Committee.

Creating an author account and uploading an abstract

Prepare your abstract according to the submission guidelines and click the Submit Abstract button below.

  1. Create an author account with EasyAbstracts
  2. Complete the online submission form
  3. Upload your abstract

You will be requested to complete an online form and upload your abstract as a MS Word .doc or .docx file.

EasyAbstracts, will automatically append an ID number to your file name for identification.

Submit AAIMHI 2019 abstract

How will I know that I have successfully uploaded my abstract?

Submitting an abstract involves two steps. Completion of the submission form and the upload of the abstract. Advice that your submission and file upload have been successful, will appear on your screen as "Your submission was saved successfully" and "The file was successfully uploaded".

If you have questions or are unable to use the online submission system please email the Conference Manager.

Key Dates

  • Call for abstracts
    • 15 February 2019 - Call for abstracts open
    • 10 April 2019 - Call for abstracts close
    • 1 June 2019 - author notification
  • Registration
    • 1 April 2019 - Early bird registration opens
    • 8 July 2019 - Author registration deadline