February 1, 2018By Lance Baily

SimGHOSTS 2018 USA Abstracts Due Soon — Australia Now Closed!

*Updated* The presentation proposal submissions for SimGHOSTS 2018 Australia have CLOSED! extended for just about a week until Feb. 13th  but the USA deadlines are still open but not for much longer! Are you looking to present the latest in healthcare simulation technology operations to the only global events specifically dedicated to your profession? Join hundreds of Simulation Champions from around the world at the annual international hands-on training events — now celebrating its 8th year in service! The “Gathering of Healthcare Simulation Technology Specialists” is a US-based non-profit 501(c)(3) organization which started in 2011 out of Clinical Simulation Center of Las Vegas.

Since then, over a dozen special events have taken place all over the world, specifically supporting those who operate healthcare simulation based technologies. The 2018 SimGHOSTS events will provide a meeting place for you to exchange ideas and network with technical peers as well as receive specialized training in the design, selection and application of healthcare simulation technologies. You will also have opportunities to meet with simulation-based vendors to engage with the latest in healthcare education technology.

Submission Dates

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Submissions are open now and due by:

Australia: CLOSED
United States: March 9th, 2018 (Friday)

SimGHOSTS 2018 Event Dates:

SimGHOSTS 2018 Australia
In Collaboration with:
Simulation Australasia, ASSH & Serious Games
Host: University of the Sunshine Coast
Sippy Downs, QLD
Pre-Symposium: 27th June, 2018
Symposium: 28th-29th June, 2018

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University of Tennessee Health Sciences Center
Center for Healthcare Improvement & Patient Simulation
Memphis TN
Pre-Symposium: July 31st, 2018
Symposium: August 1st-3rd, 2018

Presentation proposal categories for SimGHOSTS 2018 Australia and USA are:

  • Podium Presentations (lecture with PowerPoint presentation)
  • Workshops (hands-on activity, 1, 2 or 4 hours long)
  • Poster Presentations (explanation of project, program, research, etc)
  • Innovation Showcase DIY Project (live demonstration or online video of a technology hack, unique design or other project)

Accepted Podium Presentations and Workshops earn one (1) $50 registration discount for one of the presenters.  Accepted Innovation DIY Project & Poster proposals will be automatically eligible to compete in the Innovation Showcase and Poster Exhibition. For both the Innovation Showcase and Poster Exhibition a Best In Show will be awarded by the selection committee, as well as a Community Award voted on by event attendees. Prizes will be distributed during the Awards Ceremony.

SimGHOSTS USA Topic Categories are:

  • Audiovisual Technology
  • Information Technology
  • Management & Operations
  • Medical/Clinical
  • Moulage & Theatrics
  • Simulation Technology
  • Educational practices

SimGHOSTS Australia Topic Categories are:

  • Audiovisual and Information Technology
  • Management & Operations
  • Clinical Concepts for non-Health professionals
  • Simulation Technology, SPs and Moulage
  • Research Methodology and Projects
  • Simulation Education Methodology & Debriefing
  • Serious Games, VR and AR

Submit your SG18AUS proposal or your SG18USA proposal today!

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