Call for Abstracts

H. Kenneth Dillon—Brian J. Carnahan Deep South Center for Occupational Health & Safety Research Symposium

Friday, April 15, 2016

Students (graduate and undergraduate) are invited to present posters on their research at the 2016 H. Kenneth Dillon - Brian J. Carnahan Research Symposium for the Deep South Center for Occupational Health and Safety, the premier regional research conference in the field of occupational and environmental health and safety. The one-day annual event provides excellent opportunities for students to reach an interdisciplinary audience and interact with researchers from academia (engineering, nursing, public health, and medicine) and practitioners working in occupational and environmental health and safety.

The 2016 Symposium will be held Friday, April 15, 2016 at the Historical Vulcun Park & Museum. During the Symposium, recipients of the 2014 Pilot Project Research Grants will give presentations on their work and selected students will be invited to present research posters relevant to the occupational health and safety area.

Abstract submission Information:
The deadline for abstract submissions is Friday, February 26, 2016. The abstract shouldprovide the title of the presentation, name and affiliation of the authors (first author is assumed to be the presenter), concise description of the research method, a summary of the major findings and conclusions (max. 300 words). Your abstract must be prepared using one of the available templates Word (.doc, .docx), Rich text format (.rtf), and Adobe Acrobat (.pdf) file. The maximum file size is 1 MB. After the abstract has been uploaded, modifications can be made until the submission deadline. To revise your abstract, you must upload a new abstract file. When an abstract has been submitted, a confirmation email will be sent to the corresponding (submitting) author. Abstracts should be submitted using the following link:
Abstracts will be reviewed by an interdisciplinary panel, and notification of acceptance will be sent to the authors of the top 15 abstracts by Friday, March 18, 2016. Travel support to selected individuals presenting at the symposium is available. The best three posters will be selected for awards.

Contact Paulisha Holt, MBA, Program Manager, Deep South Center for Occupational Health & Safety for additional information @ 205.934.7178 or