Call for Presentations

Streams and Themes

We are calling for presentations that fall within one of the following conference streams:

Talking Across the Ages

  • Legislative and social reforms
  • Younger & older together
  • Law and rights
  • Coming out
  • Past and present – memories and reflections

LGBTI Inclusive Care

  • Models of good practice
  • Rainbow Tick
  • Training and resources
  • “The Pink Dollar”
  • Organisations inclusivity
  • LGBTI employer of choice
  • Increasing visibility
  • Quality standards and LGBTI
  • Palliative Care

Sex, Love & Ageing

  • Relationships
  • Intimacy
  • Sexual Expression
  • Sexual Health
  • Family of choice
  • Sex in care

Welcoming Diversity

  • Rethinking diversity and LGBTI Ageing
  • Faith based services and programs
  • Disability
  • CALD
  • Homelessness
  • Consumer choice
  • Models of good practice

Accommodating Change

  • Consumer Directed Care
  • Access and inequity
  • HIV and Ageing
  • MyAgedCare
  • NDIS
  • New Policy Context – National LGBTI Ageing and Aged Care Policy and the Diversity Framework

Within these streams, we aim to explore the following themes:

  • Empowerment
  • Research into Practice
  • Consumer Voices
  • Diversity

*Please address one or more of these aspects when submitting your presentation proposal.

Format

The conference invites submissions in the following formats, and presentations may include oral presentations, film and video, and other creative mediums:

Presentation TypeDescriptionRecommended number of presenters
20 - minute presentation

A 20-minute oral presentation that focuses on a single educational topic or concept and emphasises innovative models, practices, research, or replicable programs. This format involves a formal presentation and may feature content such as short case studies, and/or video/film.

1 – 2
60 - minute presentation

A 60-minute Workshop is a session that focuses on a single educational topic or concept and emphasises innovative models, practices, research, or replicable programs. This format involves a formal presentation and may feature case studies, video/film and/or interactive activities, including time for questions

1 – 2
90 - minute workshop

A 90-minute Workshop is a session that focuses on a single educational topic or concept and emphasises innovative models, practices, research, or replicable programs. This format involves a formal presentation and may feature case studies, video/film and/or interactive activities, including time for questions.

2 – 4
Poster presentation

A Poster submission is a poster highlighting educational content or topic related to data, research, evaluation or other topics appropriate for this type of format. Posters will be poster displayed over the 2-days of the conference and attendees will be encouraged to give their attention to the presentations in their area of interest. The informal structure of poster sessions allows poster presenters to interact one-on-one with attendees or to address small groups.

1 – 2

How to submit your proposal

Submission via email to lgbtiageing.conference@latrobe.edu.au must include the following criteria:

  • Name/s
  • Title/s
  • Organisation/s (if applicable)
  • Contact Phone Number/s
  • Email address/s
  • Title of Presentation
  • Presentation Format
  • Format
  • Abstract/Outline (300 words maximum)

All applicants will be advised by email of acceptance by Friday 4 August 2017.

Please note: all accepted presenters are required to confirm their capacity to attend, register and pay by early bird conference deadline (early bird conference rate applies).

Presentations submission closes 15 July 2017