Call for Abstracts and Contest Submissions


  • Submission Deadline: Abstract and Contest submissions must be received by January 10, 2020.
  • Abstracts will be accepted within 2 weeks of submission to minimize delay.
  • Once you have submitted your abstract, you will be assigned an abstract number and you will receive a confirmation email with a link to go back and edit or review your abstract.
  • Detailed guidelines for abstract submission can be viewed at the following link:
  • A flat fee of $100.00 (CAD) will be charged only to non-contest abstract submissions. The only method of payment accepted for abstract fees is via Paypal. If you do not have a Paypal account, you can select pay by credit card (Visa, MasterCard or American Express) once directed to the Paypal screen.
  • The abstract submission fee is a refundable bond. If your abstract is accepted for either a poster or oral presentation and you have registered and paid to attend the annual meeting, you will receive the return of your bond of $100.00. If withdraw your submission, your forfeit the abstract bond fee of $100.00.
  • The abstract submission fee does not register you for the meeting. Separate registration fees apply. All presenters must register in order to attend conference. Conference registration will be open in January and registration rates will be posted on the website.
  • Do not withdraw a paid abstract submission if edits are needed or to begin a new submission. Submissions can be edited at any time after submission and prior to the abstract submission deadline. Refunds will not be issued for abstracts that are withdrawn and resubmitted.
I wish to submit:

An abstract (including abstract submissions for the resident research contest)
Select your abstract category:
A full essay for consideration in the medical student essay contest
A full essay for consideration in the resident essay contest
A published article for paper of the year


Please contact the CAPM&R office for any inquiries.

Canadian Association of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
4 Cataraqui Street, Suite 310
Kingston, ON
K7K 1Z7
Telephone: (613) 507-0480
Fax: (866) 531-0626

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