CHT2022 is accepting applications for oral and poster abstract presentations. All abstracts will be peer-reviewed by at least two independent, expert reviewers.

Abstracts can only be submitted using Oxford Abstracts.

Please read the guidance below before submitting an abstract.

Please contact us if you have any questions.


Abstract submission opensMonday 04 October 2021
Abstract submission closes17:00, Friday 21 January 2022
Applicants notified of outcomeFriday 18 March 2022
Deadline for submitting videos/postersFriday 08 April 2022


All abstracts must be original empirical research that has not been previously published.

Abstracts must relate to child health technology and fit into one of the abstract categories.

Case studies are not permitted.


Abstracts must be no longer than 300 words.

Abstracts must be written in plain English for a general audience.

Abstracts must include the following headings: background, aims, methods, results, discussion.

You may include one table. Tables must include a title and fit on one A4 page. Please note that tables should be inserted as images, tables inserted using the function above will count towards the word count.

You may include one figure. Figures must include a legend. Colour figures should be at least 72 dpi in RGB colours. Greyscale figures and line art should be at least 72 dpi. Acceptable image formats include: jpg, png, tiff.

References are not required.

Keywords are not permitted.


The first author is the primary contact for the abstract and has responsibility for the content of the abstract on behalf of all co-authors.

The submitting author must be listed as an author of the abstract.

The submitting author is responsible for ensuring that each author has legitimately contributed to the study and guaranteeing the final version of the abstract.

Should your abstract be successful, at least one author must register for the conference and present the abstract in the allocated session.

There is no maximum number of authors.


Successful abstracts will be published in the digital conference abstract booklet.

Detailed guidance will be circulated to successful abstract presenters.


Abstracts can only be submitted using Oxford Abstracts.

The following information is required to submit an abstract:

  • Name and affiliation for all authors
  • Confirmation that an appropriate ethics committee or review board approved the research and that informed consent was obtained for all participants where required
  • Permission from all authors to submit the abstract
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