NZ Resus 2024

NZ Resus 2024

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Call for Abstracts

We are calling for abstracts for oral and poster presentation at NZ Resus 2024 - Auaha,  Ahurea me te Hiranga. Innovation, Culture, and Excellence.

Your abstract should be no longer than 400 words and should outline the aims and content of the presentation. Please ensure your abstract contains a comprehensive description of the results.  Submission has been extended to midnight Tuesday 2 April 2024.

You will be asked to indicate whether you would prefer to make an oral presentation only, poster presentation only, or whether you are happy to present your research in either oral or poster presentation.

Presentations must be in person, we will not have the functionality to present remotely.

Abstract Submission is now closed


You will be asked to indicate the topic which your abstract is most relevant to.  The topics include the following:

  • Resuscitation, first aid or emergency care education
  • Science
  • Data or registry information
  • Practice – implementation of guidelines, protocols or procedures
  • Other aspects of resuscitation, first aid or emergency care

Important Dates

Closing date for abstracts:  28 March 2024
Authors notified of acceptance: 12 April 2024

Presentation Formats

Oral presentations will be allocated 15 minutes, 10 minutes presentation with 5 minutes for discussion.

Posters will be displayed for the duration of the conference in electronic format. 

  • Posters must be presented in a Portrait format with the Ratio 9:16 or 1080 x 1920. They will be displayed in an electronic format.
  • Presenters will be required to attend their posters during a period of 15 – 20 minutes indicated by the Conference Organiser, to answer questions from delegates and judges.
  • The poster should not be overburdened with detail – minimizing detail maximizes information transfer.
  • Posters should be in clear print that can be easily read from distances over one metre.
  • The title should also display the names of the author(s) and the institutions(s) of origin. Illustrations should be professionally created (hand drawn subject matter is unacceptable). The poster should contain the study objectives, methods, results and conclusion(s).
  • Authors may provide handout material relating to their poster.
  • Posters need to be submitted to  by COB Friday 7 June

Abstract Review

Abstracts for both oral and poster presentations will be reviewed by the Scientific Committee. Notification of acceptance will be via email.

Audiovisual Equipment

The conference will be held at Tākina on Wellington's Waterfront. The venue will have a data projector, laptop, screen and sound system.

The Conference Management Team will email you 2-3 weeks before the conference to request your presentation. However, please feel free to email this at any time should you have it.  Presenters are asked to bring their presentation to conference on a USB stick. A technician will be onsite to load your presentation.

Presenters’ Registration

All presenters (other than those specifically sponsored or advised by the Conference Committee as being exempt from registration fees) are required to register for the conference.

Presenters also need to meet their own travel and accommodation costs.