GCMAS Annual Conference 2021
Online Virtual Meeting
Dates: 8-9th June 2021
Abstract Submission: https://www.openconf.org/gcmas2021/openconf.php
Greetings members, friends, and supporters of the GCMAS.
The 2021 Gait and Clinical Movement Analysis Society Annual Meeting is scheduled for June 8-9, 2021, virtually.
Abstract submission ends on January 8th, 2021 through the OpenConf Peer Review Conference Management System.
The conference is pleased to accept abstracts in the areas of:
Foot and Ankle
Trunk and Upper Extremity
Sports and Sports Performance
Quality Service Delivery and Standards
Data and Analysis Methods
If you wish to be a reviewer, please contact the conference chair, Tim Niiler, at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The key dates to keep in mind are as follows:
October 1, 2020 – Abstract submission opens
January 8, 2021 – Abstract submission closes
January 22, 2021 – Authors notified of acceptance
February 19, 2021 – Participating authors’ CVs are due for CME certification
– Final decision to go fully virtual will be made
June 8 – 11, 2021 – GCMAS Annual Meeting
Additional information regarding meeting format will be made available as it is known. Exhibitors/Vendors should contact Nicholas Van Stratt (email@example.com) and also Tim Niiler to discuss the potential of online support.
We look forward to hosting the meeting either in blended format or online and thank you for your continued support.
Wishing you the best,
GCMAS2021 Conference Chair
*************Guidelines for ALL Abstract Submissions*************
Abstracts are limited to two (2) pages and must be formatted as follows: The content of each page must be contained within a 160 mm X 225 mm (6.3″ x 8.8″) area. Text should be formatted as Times New Roman 12-pt font.
Abstract reviews will not be blinded. Please submit only ONE abstract, a publication copy. The publication copy should include the title of the paper, the author(s), affiliation(s) and email address of the corresponding author. The name of the presenting author should be underlined. The presenting author listed on the abstract will be required to complete an online disclosure statement for CME/CEU accreditation. The link to this online disclosure will be sent out after abstract acceptance. See Specific Submission Instructions below for additional information.
*Guidelines for Scientific Studies:
Abstracts describing original research should be comprised of the following sections: Introduction, Clinical Significance, Methods, Results, Discussion, References, Acknowledgements, and Disclosure Statement. One or two figures may be used, but please ensure that the figures are legible when reduced to half size.
*Guidelines for New Tools and Techniques:
Abstracts describing methodological advances should be comprised of the following sections: Introduction, Clinical Significance, Methods, Demonstration, Summary, References, Acknowledgements, and Disclosure Statement. One or two figures may be used, but please ensure that the figures are legible when reduced to half size. Abstracts should describe novel methods (i.e. devices or algorithms) that enhance our ability to visualize, measure, or analyze the mechanics, tendons, joints, and/or limb segments. Abstracts from vendors are encouraged, but must not contain advertising.
*Guidelines for Clinical Case Studies:
Abstracts describing clinical case studies should be comprised of the following sections: Subject History, Clinical Data, Motion Data, Treatment Decisions and Indications, Outcome (if available) Summary, and Disclosure Statement. One or two figures may be used, but please ensure that the figures are legible when reduced to half size. Abstracts should illustrate the value of motion analysis and/or modeling in the evaluation, understanding, and/or treatment of a movement disorder. Priority will be given to studies that include pre- and post-treatment data.
*Guidelines for Tutorial and Symposia Submissions:
Proposals should include the following sections: title, instructor(s), purpose, intended audience, prerequisite knowledge, and outline of course content. Please prepare proposals with a 12-pt font and limit length to two pages.
At the time of submission, you will need to provide the name and contact information (including email address) of each speaker. Each speaker will be required to complete an online disclosure statement for CME/CEU accreditation. These disclosures will be coordinated through the Program Council after proposal acceptance.
The submission form will require authors to submit a one-sentence learning objective. The learning objective should be of the form: At the completion of this presentation, attendees will be able to (recognize, measure, explain) …