Fourteenth International Conference on Shaken Baby Syndrome/Abusive Head Trauma
Save the Date - September 21, 22, 23, 2014
Denver, Colorado, USA
Over the last 18 years the National Center on Shaken Baby Syndrome has hosted 13 highly successful conferences on abusive head trauma. At each conference more than 800 professionals from medical, legal, prevention and victim family members have participated. We are pleased that professionals from all over the world attend this conference. In 2012, Boston, professionals from 16 countries participated.
Dates: The NCSBS is very proud to announce the 2014 conference will be held in the scenic Mile High City of Denver, Colorado on September 21, 22, 23, 2014.
Program: This highly scientific conference will include presentations from the medical, legal and prevention professionals from leading universities, organizations and institutions. This is the only conference of its kind in the world and is sure to again be highly rated for the impressive program and location.
Venue: The Conference venue is Grand Hyatt Hotel which is right on the Sixteenth Street Mall where there are hundreds of restaurants, clubs, breweries, sporting events, biking, running, shopping opportunities and more. Autumn is a breath-taking time of year in Denver with pleasant temperatures into the evening and views of the Rocky Mountains over top the cityscape.
Each year we strive to keep the package as economical as possible. We are so pleased we are able to offer the following:
- A very reasonable hotel rate of $179.00 a night excluding taxes
- Complimentary internet in all guest rooms at the Grand Hyatt
- Discounted parking for day and night
- Recently remodeled meeting space creating beautiful and larger sleeping, meeting rooms and event space.
Call for Abstracts - Workshop and Poster Presentations
The Scientific Program Planning Committee is looking for abstracts from professionals to present from four areas of expertise: latest medical information and research, legal challenges surrounding AHT cases, evidence-based and creative prevention programs and initiatives, and support for families and rehabilitation for victims of SBS/AHT. The NCSBS is now accepting abstracts for 15-minute to one-hour presentations and poster presentations. The scientific program committee will make final selections for all presentations. In compliance of Continuing Medical Education, we ask that no commercial interest organizations/presenters submit. The program committee reserves all rights to reject abstracts/presentations that do not meet the criteria for the high standards established for this conference.
Abstracts for presentations can be submitted by clicking on this link: dontshake.org/abstracts and following the detailed instructions and guidelines provided on the website. The deadline for abstracts is November 1, 2013.
If you have questions regarding the conference, please contact Danielle Vazquez, Conference Coordinator, at 801-447-9360 ext. 111 or firstname.lastname@example.org