ENTIRELY VIRTUAL 10TH INTERNATIONAL PEDIATRIC FEEDING DISORDER CONFERENCE
Call for Papers

SUBMISSIONS ACCEPTED MAY 5th - AUGUST 15th, 2022

The Call for Papers for the 10th International Pediatric Feeding Disorder Conference (IPFDC) is now open! The conference is set for April 2023 and brings together families and healthcare professionals from around the world to share their experiences and expertise in caring for children with PFD. Please consider sharing your research, clinical practice experience, innovations, research and/or family journey so we can work together to improve the system of care for children with PFD.

STEP 1: CHOOSE YOUR PRESENTATION FORMAT

COncurrent sessioN

  1. 60-minute virtual presentation followed by a 30-minute live virtual Q&A

  2. Designed for discussion or review of a topic, program, project, study, or intervention that has definable outcomes and/or measurable results in the field of pediatric feeding disorder

  3. Information presented must be family-centered and evidence-informed or research-based

Lightning talk session

  1. 5-minute pre-recorded video presentation

  2. Designed for dissemination of research studies or quality improvement projects in the field of pediatric feeding disorder

STEP 2: REVIEW PRESENTATION GUIDELINES

The goal of the IPFDC is to further advance pediatric feeding disorder (PFD) by accelerating identification, igniting research and promoting collaborative care for children and families. To meet this goal Feeding Matters is seeking authors to share their knowledge, experience and skills relating to the field of PFD.


The 2023 conference aims to provide attendees with the latest clinical education and feeding research to improve the system of care for children with PFD. Due to the conference’s international and interdisciplinary scope, submissions from those with expertise in the 4 domains of PFD (Medical, Nutritional, Feeding Skill, Psychosocial) are encouraged.


Feeding Matters is particularly interested in collaborative sessions, sessions with professionals representing different domains, sessions that include the family perspective and collaborative presentations with families.  

STEP 3: SUBMIT AUTHOR AND PRESENTATION DETAILS

To be considered authors must submit the following details:

  • Complete the general application form 
  • Submit a 50-word Presentation Summary for marketing materials
  • Submit a structured abstract

o  250-word limit abstract for Lightning Talk Sessions

o  500-word limit abstract for Concurrent Sessions

o  3 learning objectives using Bloom’s Taxonomy action verbs

o  Minimum of 5 relevant citations


Submissions are more likely to be accepted if they are original, innovative, collaborative, family-centered, and contribute to the scholarly and clinical practice of pediatric feeding disorder.


Submissions for both formats are welcome. Incomplete submissions will not be reviewed.


Due to our accreditation affiliation with ACCME, ASHA, AOTA, and CDR we ask you be cognizant of any potential conflicts of interest in your content. Questions regarding this or any other detail or question can be emailed to aflicek@feedingmatters.org.


To complete your abstract please press the “Submit FINAL proposal” button. Once your abstract is successfully completed you will receive a confirmation email from Feeding Matters. 


The first author listed will be the author who is presenting. Presenting authors on all accepted abstracts must register for the conference and present the abstract. Registration for the author presenting and any other co-author will be waived. Co-authors cannot present in place of the presenting author. Each author must register for the conference by the Early Bird Deadline of March 1, 2023. 
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DISCLOSURES
Authors are asked to identify any potential conflict of interest related to the content offered (i.e commercial interest, affiliation with a vendor, and/or receipt of royalties) and affirm that their presentations will not be used to sell a product or service. Feeding Matters exerts the right to rescind the acceptance of an abstract due to any conflict of interest discovered after the fact. 



Click "Add A Co-Author" below to add additional authors. 
CONFERENCE FORMAT

CONSURRENT SESSION SUBMISSION

Concurrent Session Abstracts Should Include:

  1. Background and the Overall Purpose of the Presentation.
  2. Significance of the topic addressed and its implications for the PFD field.
  3. Description of the topic, project, program, study, intervention, model, approach, including procedures and methodology where relevant.
  4. Results and Conclusions including relevance to the care of children with PFD.




LEARNING OBJECTIVES
Three learning objectives:
*Use Bloom's Taxonomy action verbs



CITATIONS






LIGHTNING TALK SUBMISSION

Lightning Talk Session Abstracts Should Include:

  1. Central Question or Statement of Problem.
  2. Methods and Procedures.
  3. Main Findings.
  4. Conclusions and Significance to field of PFD.




LEARNING OBJECTIVES
Three learning objectives:
*Use Bloom's Taxonomy action verbs 



CITATIONS






SUBMISSION INFORMATION
By submitting my abstract, I acknowledge the following:
CONFERENCE TIMELINE

Regardless of acceptance status, an email notification will be sent to you by early October, 2022.

 

If your abstract proposal has been accepted, you must confirm your presentation via the online Author Agreement (link in notification email) by October 21st, 2022. If you do not respond by this date, the acceptance of your abstract proposal may be withdrawn.

August 15, 2022

Call for Papers Deadline


Early October, 2022
Selected Authors Notified


October 21, 2022
Selected Author Agreements Due

February 15, 2023
Concurrent and Lightning Talk materials due (Handouts/Videos/Slide Presentations)

March 2023
Concurrent Session Presentations Recorded


April 2023

10th Entirely Virtual IPFDC

The International Pediatric Feeding Disorder Conference Committee receives more proposals than can be accommodated within the time and space available. Careful attention to these criteria is likely to increase the chance for acceptance.

 

To complete your abstract, be sure to press the “Submit FINAL Proposal” button. Once your abstract proposal is successfully completed, you will receive an email confirmation of submission from Feeding Matters. If you do not see this in your inbox, please check your junk mailbox.