Abstract Submission

Important Dates
Abstract Submission
Starts 1 April 2018
Deadline for Abstract Submission
15 June 2018, 5pm
Announcement of Results
From 15 July 2018 via email


Categories of Abstract

  1. Programme Advocacy, Development and Evaluation
  2. Education, Training and Supervision
  3. Assessment, Measurements and Guidelines
  4. Theories, Models and Concepts
  5. Grieving and Bereaved Children and Adolescents
  6. Grieving and Bereaved Parents
  7. Grieving and Bereaved Spouses
  8. Grieving and Bereaved Elderly
  9. Palliative and End-of-Life Care
  10. Social Work and Counselling Interventions
  11. Expressive and Creative Arts Therapies
  12. Family Caregivers and Lay Helpers
  13. School, Workplace and Faith Community
  14. Professional Issues and the Professional Worker
  15. Spirituality and Cultural Practices
  16. Death Education, Public Outreach and Engagement
  17. Disenfranchised Grievers


How To Submit?

As an email attachment to gbc2018@singaporehospice.org.sg, with the subject heading as ‘abstract submission’, and the body of the email indicating

  • Category of the Abstract (refer to the above categories, select only one)
  • Salutation
  • Name
  • Designation
  • Organization and
  • Contact Email of the First Author


Guidelines for the Abstract

  • The title of the abstract should not exceed 20 words.
  • The body of the abstract should not exceed 300 words.
  • Please adhere to the following format when submitting your abstract
    • Background and Objectives
    • Methods
    • Results
    • Conclusion
  • Use only standard abbreviations. Place special or unusual abbreviations in parentheses after the full word appears the first time.
  • Express numbers as numerals.