2018 Brain Health & Performance Summit

The Brain Health and Performance Summit Scientific Program Committee invites you to submit abstracts for papers to be presented at the conference.

2018 Call for Abstracts

The Global Brain Health and Performance Summit Scientific Program Committee has reserved time on the program for scientific poster sessions. The 2018 Poster Session will take place, Thursday, April 5, beginning at 5:45pm.

Submit your abstract now to be featured amongst today's brightest and most innovative scientists.

Submissions Due: February 26

Notification of Acceptance:
March 17

Poster Reception: April 5

Contact: Chelsea.Kane@osumc.edu

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Submissions topics and related areas of inquiry:

Recommended topics include:

  • Biomarkers of performance and recovery, including biomaterials, performance characteristics and behaviors and other proxy measures for performance and recovery
  • Cognitive Readiness
  • Performance Assessment
  • Impacts on brain health and performance through immune functioning and inflammation
  • Minimizing effects of aging on cognition
  • Quantifying brain networks and performance
  • Factors impacting brain health and performance, such as sleep, nutrition, exercise, social engagement and stress
  • Mindfulness and meditation and impacts on brain health and performance
  • Collaborative science applications, including military, athletics and physical training for performance improvement
  • Sensing technology (wearable sensor technology applications toward brain health)
  • Advanced technology for performance enhancement
Frequently asked questions

Frequently asked questions

Before submitting your abstract, please thoroughly review the FAQ section.

What is the purpose of the abstract?

The abstract communicates the essence of the presentation to the intended audience.

What is the format for the abstract?

Please provide your abstract in the following format:

  • Introduction/Statement of the Problem
  • Materials and Methods
  • Results and Conclusions

How should the abstract be organized?

Abstracts should be 300 words or less and provide an accurate, succinct and informative representation of the content that will be presented in the paper. Do not use abbreviations or the ampersand character (unless it's part of a legal company name). Type in sentence case only. And, please proofread for typographical, grammar and syntax errors before submitting.

Can I submit an abstract that has previously been presented?

Yes, abstracts previously presented at other national or international meetings will be accepted.

What criteria will be used to rate my submission?

Submissions will be reviewed and rated by members of the Scientific Program Committee who have expertise in the clinical area to which the submission belongs. Each submission will be reviewed for its scientific or clinical importance, ethical practice and study design.

How and when will I be notified?

Primary presenters of paper submissions will be notified by e-mail of the acceptance or rejection by March 17, 2017.

Will the entire team receive correspondence?

No, all correspondence will be sent to the presenting author.

Do I/we need to register for the Summit?

Poster presenters must register for the Brain Health and Performance Summit and pay the applicable registration fee. Presenters are also responsible for all personal expenses (e.g., travel, hotel). You are encouraged to register for the meeting and to reserve hotel accommodations as early as possible to ensure that space is available.  Visit go.osu.edu/brainhealth for registration and hotel information.

Is there a limit on primary presenters?

Yes, the poster presentations are limited to one (1) primary presenter

Do you have any general guidelines for the poster presentation?

Your information should be self-explanatory. You should present in a manner where you are free to supplement and discuss any points raised by viewers. Handouts are strongly encouraged. Please bring enough handouts to insure availability to all attendees (expected 500).

How will we know the logistics of the presentation?

The team will have an assigned time to present materials. Poster session logistics and technical specifications will be forthcoming upon abstract selection.

What is your policy on Commercial Support?

Policy on Commercial Support: Presentations must avoid commercialism. Presentations that constitute promotion and advertising will not be accepted. If the cost of a presentation has been underwritten to any extent, a clear acknowledgement stating the support and identifying the source should be included in the abstract (e.g., "The support of [corporation or institution] for this project is gratefully acknowledged."). Statements made in presentations are the sole responsibility of the author or presenter. Statements should not be viewed as or considered representative of any formal stance or position taken on any subject, issue, or product by the Global Brain Health and Performance Summit Scientific Program or The Ohio State University.

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