Abstract Information

The abstract submission period for the 2021 Preparedness Summit, When Crisis is Commonplace: Transforming Your Community’s Public Health Preparedness Practices, is closed. This year’s Summit Planning Committee invited public health, healthcare, disaster relief, emergency management, and other professionals nationwide to showcase and share their research findings, best practice training models, tools, or other resources that advance the field of public health and healthcare preparedness and response. Summit Planning Committee members are reviewing all abstracts and final selections will be made by the Summit Chair.

As a reminder, we are unable to offer travel reimbursements for speakers/presenters. 

If you have questions about the abstract submission process, please contact Michelle Ruiz at 703-964-1240 x240 or by email at summitspeakers@conferencemanagers.com

Abstract Resources

Applicants submitted abstracts in the below categories. To learn more about what's expected for each category, please read the application preview.  

  • Workshop/Training (3 hours)
    Maximum of 3 speakers, plus 1 moderator
  • Learning Session (90 minutes)
    Maximum of 3 speakers, plus 1 moderator
  • Demonstration (90 minutes)
    Maximum of 3 speakers, plus 1 moderator
  • Quick Hit Session (45 minutes)
    Maximum of 2 speakers, plus 1 moderator
  • Poster Session
    Maximum of 2 speakers
View descriptions of the conference tracks and session learning objectives.