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Call for Abstracts Closed

The LCANZ Scientific Committee would like to thank those who took the time to submit an abstract for consideration for the LCANZ 2018 Breastfeeding, Research, and Infant Nurturing Conference.

Suggested abstract topics include, but are not limited to:

  • Original investigative research studies related to breastfeeding and human milk
  • Clinical skills for supporting breastfeeding mothers and babies, including case studies
  • Supporting lactation and breastfeeding for pre-term infants in the NICU
  • Breastfeeding exclusivity and duration
  • Issues related to donor milk and expressed milk
  • Evidence to inform breastfeeding policies

Submissions close: Wednesday, 7 March 2018

Abstracts can be submitted for oral presentations and poster presentations, and you can submit multiple abstracts if you wish. Please note it will be up to the Scientific Committee to decide which presentation type, if accepted, you will be allocated for your abstract. 

To submit your abstract you will be asked to create your profile (unless you have a Currinda profile already). Once you are finished with entering all details, please ensure you proceed all the way to the end to complete your submission. An automatic acknowledgement email will be sent once your abstract submission is complete. 

Amendments can be made to your abstract until the submission deadline. Simply log into your Currinda profile, select the abstract to amend and navigate through the top tabs to the sections you wish to change.

Submit your abstract here

Please note all authors accepted to give a presentation or bring a poster must register for the conference and pay the applicable registration fee by 5 August 2018.

After the review process, a notification email and all further relevant information will be sent to the submitting author (if different to the presenting author). It is the submitting author’s exclusive responsibility to ensure that all emails to do with the abstract are passed on to the presenting author, and any other relevant parties.

Please click here for all the information you need to know about submitting an abstract.



If you have any queries about your submission please contact the LCANZ 2018 Conference Secretariat