FAQs about Submissions

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We will be collating the Frequently Asked Questions about the IALP submission process and procedures.

These should help to answer some of the common questions that arise.

If I submit an abstract as oral presentation and it’s not accepted as an oral presentation, will it be considered for poster?
Yes- if you submit for an oral presentation and are not successful, you will be automatically considered for a poster presentation by the review committee. without having to resubmit. You will be notified accordingly should the review committee accept your abstract and adjust your presentation format/type.

Submission Topics: If you submit under a given topic/category will you be presenting along with others under that topic? or is it just used for evaluation process?
Topics/categories are used for the evaluation process and we will ensure that sessions/presentations are also thematically linked where possible by the topic/category.

Can I submit for an IALP Standing Committee presentation?
To submit for a group presentation as part of an IALP Standing Committee, you must be an IALP member and the majority of the presenters within the group must be members of that IALP Standing Committee

Learning Outcomes – What are they?
Below are some samples provided as an indication of the outcomes from attending your proposed presentation. Note that you can use a maximum of 20 words when submitting your abstract for each learning outcome and you must provide a minimum of two.

“Participants should be able to evaluate the need for assistive technology for their clients with complex communication needs.”

“Participants should be able to articulate cultural and socioeconomic differences and their significance for speech- language therapy planning.”

“Participants should be able to critique the value of outcome assessment and measurement in assuring quality across the SLT profession.”

Some Additional Language to consider when writing your Learning Outcomesclick here





Updates to follow.