Event Info

Accomodation

The Coda PCO has negotiated special accommodation rates for Coda delegates. All properties are within walking distance to the MCEC. Accommodation can be booked through the online registration system when registration opens. Please note that full prepayment will be required for all accommodation bookings by Saturday 22 August 2020.

All prices quoted below are in Australian Dollars (AUD).


Pan Pacific Melbourne South Wharf 2 Convention Centre Pl, South Wharf VIC 3006

Deluxe King or Family Queen Room – $319.00 per night (room only)


Novotel Melbourne South Wharf 7 Convention Centre Pl, South Wharf VIC 3006

Standard Room – $260.00 per night (room only)


Crown Towers Melbourne 8 Whiteman St, Southbank VIC 3006

Deluxe – $375.00 per night (room only)
Deluxe – $408.00 per night with 1 buffet breakfast included
Deluxe – $441.00 per night with 2 buffet breakfasts included


Crown Metropol Melbourne 8 Whiteman St, Southbank VIC 3006

Luxe – $265.00 per night (room only)
Luxe – $298.00 per night with 1 buffet breakfast included
Luxe – $331.00 per night with 2 buffet breakfasts included


Crowne Plaza Melbourne 1-5 Spencer St, Melbourne VIC 3008

Standard King Room – $260.00 per night (room only)


Holiday Inn Express Melbourne Southbank 35-47 City Rd, Melbourne VIC 3006

Standard Guest Room (Twin/Queen) – $185.00 with 1 breakfast included


Shadow Play Melbourne By Peppers | 308-320 City Rd, Southbank VIC 3000

2 Bedroom Deluxe Apartment (2 Bathrooms) – $319.00 per night (room only)
2 Bedroom Deluxe Corner Apartment (1 & 2 Bathrooms) – $319.00 per night (room only)


ACCOMMODATION TERMS & CONDITIONS

  • Please contact the Coda PCO for a quote on rollaway beds and additional linen
  • The hotel will issue you with a tax invoice upon departure
  • All hotels will require a credit card from each guest upon check-in to cover any additional charges that are the responsibility of the guest
  • Full pre-payment for all accommodation bookings is required by Saturday 22 August 2020. Bookings not fully prepaid by this date risk being cancelled
  • All changes and cancellations must be provided in writing to the Coda PCO by Saturday 22 August 2020. Guests may be charged for all or part of the booking if cancellation is received within after this date.

Abstracts

Abstracts are invited for oral and/or electronic poster presentation at Coda2020 being held from the 28 September – 2 October 2020 at the Melbourne Convention & Exhibition Centre, Australia.

Abstracts submissions selected for oral presentation will be assigned a relevant workshop on Monday 28 or Tuesday 29 September for topic alignment (for example Airway / EM Updates or Communication etc.). Abstracts selected for ePoster presentation will be displayed throughout ‘The Quad’ – our learning and exhibition area, from Wednesday 30 September – Friday 2 October.

Closing date: Friday, 29 May 2020.

Abstracts will be reviewed by the Committee and submitters will receive a notification regarding the outcome of their submission by Friday, 30 June 2020. Successful submissions will be guaranteed one delegate registration at the standard charge, and must register for Coda to be eligible to present.

SUMBIT ABSTRACT

The entire academic program has been designed within a curricula framework of Continuing Professional Development (CPD / CME). Abstracts are invited for submission under the same six curricular domains used in developing the program:

  1. Clinical Expertise: Refers to acquiring both the Knowledge and Skills to be able to deliver high quality, safe and effective care
  2. Scholarship & Teaching: This includes the creation, translation, application and dissemination of medical knowledge.
  3. Professionalism & Social Responsibility: Advocating for the vulnerable and addressing disparities. This includes health promotion, cultural competence and ethical principles.
  4. Leadership & Management: Workplace obligations, conflict resolution, KPI’s, change management and financial considerations. Additionally, organisational structures, governance, requirements of supervision, QI, Safety and data collection.
  5. Communication: Communication with patients, families and colleagues in complex environments, teams and situations as well as understanding barriers, cultural and social contexts and providing effective feedback.
  6. Teamwork & Collaboration: Manage and participate in, inter-professional multi-disciplinary teams. Understanding the team function, member roles and the importance of debriefing.

INSTRUCTIONS FOR AUTHORS

Abstracts will be judged in one of the below two categories:

  1. Scientific Abstracts
  2. Concept, Creative and Innovation Abstracts
  1. SCIENTIFIC ABSTRACT
    Abstracts must not exceed 300 words, excluding title, authors and institutions. The abstract should include the essential technical qualities of the paper. No acknowledgements or references are required with the abstract.

    • Abstracts may include a simple table or figure
    • The abstract must include a succinct overview of the intent and purpose of the presentation
    • Preference will be given to papers outlining results of research or quality-related projects
    • Abstracts will be assessed under the following criteria and submissions are encouraged to follow these heading; Background, Objectives (or Hypotheses), Methods, Principal Findings, Conclusion (or Discussion)
    • All abbreviations should be given in brackets after the first full use of the word
  2. CONCEPTS, CREATIVE & INNOVATION ABSTRACT
    Abstracts must not exceed 300 words, excluding title, authors and institutions. The abstract should include the essential technical qualities of the paper. No acknowledgements or references are required with the abstract. Abstracts will be assessed under the following criteria and submissions are encouraged to follow these heading as much is practical:
      • Originality
      • Applicability to healthcare
      • Potential impact for improving patient care in Developed and / or Developing environments
      • Potential for improving knowledge translation in Developed and / or Developing environments
      • X Factor

GUIDELINES

    • Once you have registered your profile (using the above link), follow the instructions on how to upload your abstract. You can submit multiple abstracts at this point.
    • Chose which CPD curricular domain(s) you wish to submit your abstract under.
    • Whilst you can come back to your submission/s at any time (before the submission deadline ends), once you are finished with entering all details, please ensure you proceed all the way to the end to COMPLETE your submission. Otherwise your abstract will not be reviewed.
    • Amendments can be made to your abstract until the submission deadline. Simply log into your Currinda profile, select the abstract to amend and navigate through the top tabs to the sections you wish to change.
    • An automatic acknowledgement email will be sent once your abstract submission is complete.
    • Please note that the title must not be written in all caps, but in sentence case only.
    • Abstracts must:
      • Be typed straight into the text field in Currinda. It is recommended that authors have this text ready to copy and paste (ensuring that no formatting carries across)
      • Show one presenting author only by ticking the appropriate box
      • Include the first name, surname and affiliation (institution) of all authors separately
      • Include superscript numbers for any references listed
      • Have a title that is less than 20 words
    • Please note that the submitting author (if different to the presenting author!) will be the one linked to the abstract and will receive all relevant information via email. It is the submitting author’s exclusive responsibility to ensure that all emails to do with the abstract are passed on to the presenting author, and any other relevant parties.

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