The Canadian Physiotherapy Association is pleased to invite authors to submit abstracts to be delivered at the Canadian Physiotherapy Association's 101st Annual Congress 2021. Congress 2021 will be delivered to you virtually on May 13-16, 2021.

What is Congress?

Congress is the CPA's signature event delivering premier education, business, and networking opportunities. The event attracts physiotherapists, clinic owners, suppliers, and students.

What We Look for in a Proposal

Engagement and experience are an approach to adult learning that is proven to maximize learning. When submitting your abstract, be sure to select the presentation format that best enables your experience and provides egagement with your audience. Our audience loves peer-to-peer learning, knowing what's next, being given opportunities to apply their knowledge, and acquiring tangible benefits that can be applied towards professional development and business and relationship building.

Congress 2021 Key Dates

Call for Presentations Open: September 22, 2020
Call for Presentations Close: November 16, 2020
Presentation Notification: Mid-January 2021
Acceptance: February 5, 2021

Submission Guidelines & Requirements

For audio-visual availabilities, submission information, the review and selection process, how to submit your abstract, and the submission process and requirements for both research abstract submissions and education submissions, please click here.

Notification of Acceptance

Notification will be sent to the main presenter by mid-January 2021.

When notified of acceptance, the main presenter is required to accept their offer via return email by February 5, 2021. All presenters must register for Congress 2021 by March 5, 2021.

Common Reasons for Rejections

Abstracts did not conform to the specific instructions, abstract submission received after the deadline, abstract was presented in a disorganized fashion.

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