Call for Abstracts is now open for Momentum: Research Realized Conference 2018

Call for Abstracts – Momentum: Research Realized Conference 2018

The Call for Abstracts for the 6th annual Waypoint Research Institute Conference – now re-branded as Momentum: Research Realized – is open! This conference focuses on health promotion, knowledge translation, implementation, and other emerging and inspiring research relevant to the mental health and addictions sector. In particular, we will be looking for submissions that feature or discuss the needs of students, and vulnerable or marginalized populations. It features research and practical learning opportunities for researchers, academics, students, leaders, policy-makers, clinicians, healthcare workers, public health, health promotion and knowledge translation professionals.

Conference Details:

  • Date: May 14th, 2018 (pre-conference workshops), May 15th-16th, 2018 (conference programming)
  • Location: Holiday Inn Hotel & Conference Centre, Barrie, ON (approx. 1hr north of Toronto, GO Train accessible)
  • Keynote Speakers: Maureen Dobbins (McMaster University; HealthEvidence; NCCMT), and Andrew Szeto (University of Calgary; Mental Health Commission of Canada)
  • Abstract Submission Types: Paper, Poster, Symposium, Workshop, Discussion
  • Abstract Submission Deadline: December 20th, 2017

You can access the full Call for Abstracts document, and our new online abstract submission portal on our website:

To learn more about our conference, please visit our website ( and view our conference report from 2017 (, or view our SSHRC-funded video series based on interviews with our keynote speakers on YouTube ( If you have any questions, want to be a peer reviewer, or would like to discuss exhibitor/sponsorship opportunities, please contact the conference committee at

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