NMHNZ 2018 – Call for Abstracts

Saturday September 8th & Sunday September 9th, 2018, Auckland, New Zealand

Call for Abstracts

THEME: Holistic Approaches to Brain Health & Mental Wellbeing.

The Naturopaths & Medical Herbalists of NZ (Inc) invites Naturopaths, Medical Herbalists and Allied Health Professionals to submit an abstract as application to present at our 2018 Annual Conference to be held in Auckland, New Zealand on 8- 9 September 2018.
Theme Holistic Approaches to Brain Health & Mental Wellbeing
Submission Deadline 15 March 2018 
Presentation Topics: Neurological Diseases, Pain Management, Gut-Brain Health, Nervous System, Stress Management, Hormones & Mental Health, Neurotransmitters, Mind, Body & Spirit, Nutrition for Mental Health, Nutrition for Brain Health, Homoeopathic Approaches, Addiction Therapy, Anti-Inflammatory Therapy, etc.
Selection Process The Conference Committee will review submissions and make selections based on Content, Learning Objectives, Treatment Solutions, Clinical Relevance, Case Studies, Significance and Originality of Material, Speaker’s Qualifications and Experience. All submitters will receive notification approximately 3 weeks after the submission deadline.
Instructions Abstract submissions must include:
  • 3 Significant Learning Objectives
  • Outline of topic – importance, relevance to conference theme
  • Treatment Solutions (where appropriate)
  • References
Oral presentation time is 30 Minutes. 15 Slides Maximum.
  • A maximum of ONE abstract can be submitted per applicant.
  • Submissions must be on the submission form provided.
  • All materials must be free from any commercial bias and be the presenter’s original material complete with appropriate references and relevant disclosures (a disclosure slide will be supplied for insertion into your presentation).
  • All Presenters must register for the conference. A discounted rate will be provided.
  • Abstracts and Bios, with speaker photograph will be published online and in the conference schedule.
  • All presentations must be made available (in PowerPoint format) to the organising committee 48 hours prior to the commencement of the conference (ie by 8.30am Thursday 6th September).
  • Slides must be made available to conference delegates in PDF format.
Submission Specification All the following must be included in your submission. Incomplete submissions will not be reviewed. Submission Form is to be filled out in English only.

  1. Your Contact information.
  2. A brief biography/CV.
  3. Title of the Presentation.
  4. Three Key Learning Objectives
  5. Abstract description (maximum 200 words). This is to give an overview of your presentation, and clearly outline how your session links to the conference theme and will advance naturopathic knowledge and practice.
  6. Treatment Solutions, Case Studies
  7. References.
  8. Submitted by email to admin@naturopath.org.nz by 5.00pm 15 March 2018

Submission of an abstract implies acceptance of the conditions outlined above.