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2nd Annual Virtual Injury Prevention Center Research Symposium

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A unique event to disseminate research, facilitate new collaborations, and explore new ideas for injury prevention research.

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Join us for the 2nd Annual Virtual Injury Prevention Center Research Symposium: Using Technology to Advance Injury Prevention Surveillance, Interventions, and Training

Date: November 12, 2021

Time: 12:30 pm -5:00 pm Eastern Time (with an optional in-person networking event from 8-10am contingent of COVID-19 guidelines)

Location: Online Event (The event is free but registration is required. Links will be provided to registrants before the event)

The University of Michigan Injury Prevention Center has organized a unique event for researchers, post-doctoral fellows, and students to disseminate research, facilitate new collaborations, and explore new ideas for injury prevention research.

The theme of this symposium is “Using Technology to Advance Injury Prevention Surveillance, Interventions, and Training.”

An in-person Injury Prevention Research Networking Breakfast will be held on the morning of the symposium from 8 am-10 am ET (Contingent on COVID-19 guidelines). Please join us for breakfast and networking, if you are able.

AGENDA AT A GLANCE (Times listed are in Eastern Time. Topics and scheduling are subject to change)

12:30 – 12:45 Welcome & Opening Remarks

12:45 – 1:15 Keynote Session

1:15 – 2:15 Flash Science Sessions

Faculty Flash Science #1—Data Collection and Monitoring

Faculty Flash Science #2—Data Collection and Monitoring

Faculty Flash Science #3—Research Design

2:15 – 2:25 BREAK

2:25 – 3:25 Flash Science Sessions

Faculty Flash Science #4—Intervention Delivery

Faculty Flash Science #5—Portals/messaging

Faculty Flash Science #6—Learning

3:25 – 3:40 BREAK

3:40 – 5:00 Concurrent Abstract Sessions

CALL FOR ABSTRACTS

Although the theme of the symposium is using technology to advance injury prevention work, we are accepting abstracts that focus on all aspects of injury prevention. These could include:

• Opioids and Overdose

• Suicide

• Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs)

• Older Adult Falls

• Motor Vehicle Crash

• Concussion

• Violence (youth violence, peer violence, dating violence, sexual assault, firearm violence)

We are accepting abstracts that will describe: innovative strategies to expand and enhance injury prevention research and prevention, adoption of new evidence-based injury prevention practices, translation and communication of injury prevention science and information, effective partnerships among organizations in developing new collaborative injury prevention approaches, injury prevention efforts in the context of COVID-19, or injury prevention in relation to social justice and/or vulnerable populations. Submissions highlighting research or practice are welcome. After review, authors will be notified of the planning committee’s decision by email.

If accepted, abstract presenters will be asked to give a 5-minute flash science presentation accompanied by no more than 4 slides during the virtual event. Abstract presentations will be held in breakout rooms, and attendees will be able to ask questions and have further discussion.

Abstracts are due by Wednesday, September 15, 2021 11:59 pm ET.

Additional information and a copy of the abstract submission form can be found on the Injury Prevention Center website.

Please Note: Registration is required.

Questions? Please contact Sonia Kamat at skamat@med.umich.edu

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The University of Michigan Injury Prevention Center is a comprehensive CDC-funded Injury Control Research Center that addresses urgent injury prevention issues with research, education, and outreach.

The Center benefits from the vast educational, research, outreach, and policy resources of the University of Michigan to address the burden of injury in Michigan and the Great Lakes Region.

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