Call for abstracts

Call for Abstracts for the IHF World Hospital Congress has closed and all authors have been notified of the results. If you have not received your notification please contact Brodi Newsome from Iceberg Events on 07 3876 4988 or email

Abstracts for oral and poster presentations were called for in response to the overarching Congress theme: INNOVATE | INTEGRATE | INSPIRE – How can healthcare evolve to meet 21st century demands? against the following tracks:

  • From volume to value
  • From four walls to the neighbourhood
  • From information to intelligence

Further information on the overarching theme and tracks is available by clicking here. 

Important Dates

20 November 2017            Call for abstracts open
31 January 2018                 
Call for abstracts closes
15 March 2018                   Notification to authors    
30 June 2018                       Deadline for speaker registration

Presenter terms and conditions

  • No honorarium or financial support will be provided to authors of abstracts accepted for oral or poster presentation. 
  • Accepted presenters must register and pay for the Congress by 30 June 2018. Accepted presenters will be offered a discounted Congress registration fee ($1,000 – a 40% discount on standard registration).
  • The author(s) of abstracts presented at the 2018 IHF World Hospital Congress, must provide permission to the International Hospital Federation (IHF) to publish the abstract, author details, posters and/or slides electronically and in other formats.