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2023 Conference Call for Abstracts

  • 11/30/2022
  • Online Submissions

We invite you and your colleagues to present at the upcoming 44th Annual International Association for Human Caring (IAHC) conference.  The conference to be held Virtually June 3 to September 3, 2023. IAHC is the world’s leading forum for interdisciplinary, caring science. 

We are currently accepting abstracts for podium (30-minute), workshop (90-minute), symposium (90-minute), and poster (15- minute) presentations that focus on human caring science in the areas of aesthetics, research, theory, and evidence-based practice/best practices.


Abstract Submission Deadline November 30, 2022

2023 Virtual Conference Theme

Human Science and the Praxis of  Caring:

A Global Conversation 

June 3rd – September 3rd  2023

Live Panel Discussions and Continuous On-demand Access to Recorded Sessions

Keynote Speakers:

Dr. Sara Horton-Deutsch

Dr. Patricia L. Thomas

Pre-recorded presentation formats include podium, symposium, and poster. Workshops will be presented live. At least one presenter for each abstract will be required to register for the conference prior to recording or presenting.


To submit an abstract, click on the

Abstract Submissions Link

Presentation formats include: Podium, Workshop, Symposium, and Poster.


This information will assist you to prepare an abstract for submission

Submission Outline and Requirements

Abstract Scoring & Review Outline

All authors & presenters will be required to complete a Conflict of Interest Form for your Abstract to be considered.  It will be your responsibility for the completed forms to be signed and returned via email to  THE LEAD AUTHOR is responsible for the submission of all CoAuthor's Conflict of Interest forms. Coauthors will not be contacted during correspondence with the primary authors unless there is a need to resolve any potential conflict of interest issues. They will be included with the primary author in the conference brochure only if submitted 45 days prior to conference. 

Registration for conference is required to present.

IAHC collaborates with the following organizations

Anne Boykin Institute        Watson Caring Science Institute


Address: P.O. Box 6703 * Grand Rapids, MI  49516


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