The deadline to submit an abstract for the storyboard (poster) and oral presentations for the first IHI Open School Canadian Chapter Network (ICCN) Health Innovation for All Conference is Monday, May 15, 2017.

For those wishing to submit an abstract for the Vancouver conference site, please click here.

For those wishing to submit an abstract for the Toronto conference site, please click here.

Full details​ about the format required for submitting an abstract and creating a storyboard for the 2017 ICCN Health Innovation for All Conference can be found in our Storyboard Handbook.

We will accept abstracts for storyboards (poster) and oral presentations from individuals interested in displaying their improvement work on poster boards at the Health Innovation for All Conference (Saturday, June 10, 2017) at the Vancouver site or the Toronto site.

Abstracts and Storyboards will be selected based on the following criteria:

  1. Relevance to Conference purpose – i.e. use of QI methods, making a change to health systems
  2. Quantitative/Qualitative data present
  3. Clarity and completeness of goals, methods, results, and discussion
  4. Innovation and novelty
  5. Impact on quailty improvement and patient safety

Registering to participate in the Storyboard presentations at the 2017 ICCN Conference is a two step process:

1.Submit a copy of your abstract to the Vancouver or Toronto site’s submission link – Deadline Monday, May 15th.
2.Email a PDF version of your completed storyboard to Carol at carol@ihiubc.com (Vancouver site) or Ashley at utihi.abstracts@gmail.com (Toronto site)  Deadline Wednesday, May 31st.
          *Storyboards must fit IHI’s standard dimensions of: 3 feet wide by 5 feet long.

You will be contacted in mid-May as to the status of your submission and if it has been selected for presentation at the ICCN Conference.

Thank you, and good luck!