CALL FOR PRESENTATIONS

The 7th annual Integrative Medicine for Mental Health (IMMH) conference will take place September 29-October 2, 2016 in the Washington, D.C. area (Reston, VA).  Our 2015 conference in San Diego, CA had over 430 attendees, and well over 500 people with exhibitors, speakers, and staff included.  For more information about IMMH, go to www.IMMH.org and for more information about our 2015 conference, including past speakers and presentation topics, go to www.IMMH2015.com.

We are opening up a Call for Presentations for a very limited number of speaking spots available for our 2016 conference.  If you would like to be considered as a speaker, please carefully review our conference information, including past speakers and presentation topics.  All presentations need to be clinically relevant to integrative medicine, specific to some aspect(s) of mental health and be designed for an audience of medical and mental health professionals.  All presentations must be evidence-based and provide relevant case studies, research, and other references to support the content. 

WE MAY BE LOOKING FOR PRESENTATIONS ON SPECIFIC TOPS SUCH AS:

·         Hormones and Mental Health

·         ADHD – Underlying Causes and Non-Drug Treatment Options

·         The Gut-Brain Connection

·         Integrative Therapies for Addiction 

·         Integrative Treatments for PTSD

IMMH WILL PROVIDE THE FOLLOWING:

·         A  $200 honorarium per presentation, plus a $100 bonus if presentation slides are received by our deadline (TBD – in August 2016). 

·         A complimentary pass for the entire conference, plus CME’s (if requested)

·         Hotel accommodations for the night prior to and the night after your presentation (additional hotel nights will be at the speaker’s expense)

·         Reimbursement of roundtrip economy airfare up to $500.00

·         Reimbursement of other expenses (food, transportation, parking, etc.) up to $100.00/day

If you would like to be considered a speaker on one of above topics or another clinically relevant topic that you recommend, please complete and submit the below information.  Please also e-mail your bio and C/V to info@immh.org.  Please submit all information by 8:00 am central on Monday, January 4, 2016.  We will confirm receipt of your information and will notify you whether you’ve been selected as a speaker by Monday, January 11, 2016.       

Please contact us with any questions at info@immh.org or 913.915.5136.


ABSTRACT SUBMISSION FORM

NAME *
NAME
ADDRESS *
ADDRESS
PHONE *
PHONE
FAX
FAX
DO YOU HAVE ANY RECORDED PRESENTATIONS THAT ARE AVAILABLE FOR REVIEW ON THE WEB? *
PROPOSED PRESENTATION
Please submit a brief description of your presentation. Your abstract should be no more than 500 words.
Please copy and paste your bio and C/V into the space below or e-mail both documents to info@immh.org.
PLEASE READ THE FOLLOWING AND INDICATE YOUR ACCEPTANCE BY CHECKING THE BOX BELOW:
IMMH RESERVES THE RIGHT TO COPY, PRINT, AND DISTRIBUTE THE CONFERENCE POWERPOINT SLIDE PRESENTATIONS AS PART OF THE PROGRAM SYLLABUS WHICH WILL BE PROVIDED TO CONFERENCE ATTENDEES. I FURTHER ACKNOWLEDGE THAT COMPILATIONS OF THESE MATERIALS MAY BE SOLD OR PROVIDED FREE OF CHARGE BY THE EVENT PRODUCERS AND OWNERS OF THIS CONFERENCE, AND ITS SUCCESSORS TO REGISTERED ATTENDEES OF THESE EVENTS AND OTHER INDIVIDUALS. IN ADDITION, IMMH RETAINS THE ABILITY TO RECORD AUDIO AND VIDEO OF THE PROGRAM TO ARCHIVE OR USE FOR EDUCATIONAL OR PROMOTIONAL PURPOSES. I HEREBY GIVE MY PERMISSION TO THE EVENT PRODUCERS AND OWNERS AND THEIR SUCCESSORS, THEIR AGENTS, AND REPRESENTATIVES TO RECORD AND DISTRIBUTE AUDIO TAPES, PHOTOGRAPHS, VIDEOS, AND ANY OTHER MEDIA THAT CONTAIN ALL OR A PORTION OF ANY PRESENTATIONS I GIVE, PAPERS I PRESENT, MATERIALS I DISTRIBUTE, AND PANEL DISCUSSION IN WHICH I PARTICIPATE IN AT THIS EVENT WITHOUT ANY OBLIGATION OF THE CONFERENCE OWNER TO PAY ME FEES OR ROYALTY.
I HEREBY AGREE TO THE ABOVE PRESENTER DISCLOSURE AND TO ABIDE BY THE DEADLINES AS OUTLINED IN THE CALL FOR PRESENTATIONS BY CHECKING THE BOX BELOW: *