2020 HIV&AIDS and Sexual Health Conference
2020 HIV&AIDS and Sexual Health Conference

Abstract Submission

Abstract Submission Deadline: CLOSED

Abstract Resources:

How to submit an abstract demonstration: presented by ASHM.

How to write an abstract webinar: presented by Dr Loren Brener, Senior Research Fellow, Centre for Social Research in Health at UNSW.

How to present a research based abstract: presented by Linda Garton, Clinical Nurse Consultant RPA Sexual Health.

ASHM’s official language guide: ASHM encourages the use of person centred language throughout the conference and requests you refer to this guide before submitting your abstract.


Virtual Program

The Joint Virtual program will be mainly comprised of synchronised pre-recorded sessions, and on demand content in addition to some live components and on demand content. There will be no concurrent sessions. Each session will run after the other with the exception of the on demand content which will be available to access throughout the entire conference. All live sessions will also be available as on demand content within 24 hours of the session. 

Live programmed sessions: These presentations will be presented live to the virtual audience either webinar style, pre-recorded, or as a live stream with the support of a professional AV team will have a live Q&A for delegates to submit questions during the presentations. This means the speakers in these sessions must be available online to participate in the live Q&A/discussion. A moderator will direct submitted questions to the speakers. 

Pre-recorded on demand: Sessions are pre-recorded but can be viewed in their entirety any time a participant selects it within the virtual platform, these session have no Q&A.

Pre-recorded synchronised sessions: Simulate a live event, in that they start at a scheduled time and run in real time just as if it were a live presentation. An attendee who arrives late will enter midpresentation based on the time it started. These sessions will also have live Q&A. The speakers in these sessions must be available online to participate in the live Q&A/discussion. A moderator will direct, submitted questions to the speakers. 

Abstract sessions will be a mix of synchronised, pre-recorded and on demand sessions.