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Call for Abstracts is now open!

The Ontario Brain Injury Association (OBIA), in collaboration with participating community associations, will be hosting the next Provincial ABI Conference, November 8-10, 2023.

The conference includes two days of multi-disciplinary educational sessions as well as distinguished keynote speakers. We anticipate an audience including, but not limited to, ABI Rehabilitation Professionals, Psychologists, Legal Representatives, Social Workers, Nurses, Personal Support Workers, Advocates and Persons with Brain Injury, their Family Members and Caregivers.

The Planning Committee of the Provincial ABI Conference is currently seeking submissions from a diverse representation of disciplines, organizations, and experiences for concurrent podium presentations (50 mins). We encourage collaborative presentations that demonstrate links between clinical practice and the experiences of survivors and caregivers. 

All submitted abstracts will be vetted through a review process and evaluated by professionals from across the brain injury community. If selected, the primary abstract author must be one of the conference presenters. Submissions by survivors and family members/caregivers are encouraged. 

The abstract submission period for this year’s conference will be open from February 6th to April 14th. Abstract submissions must be submitted electronically.

Areas of interest may include:  Innovations in Care/Treatment/Rehabilitation, Addictions/Substance Use, Behaviour Management, Pediatric ABI, Standards of Practice (Ethics, Client Care, Rapport Building), Mental Health, Concurrent Disorders.

For more details and to submit an abstract, please click HERE.

Abstracts must be submitted no later than 9:00 am on April 14th.

Conference Venue

Sheraton Fallsview Hotel
Niagara Falls, ON
(Across from the Rainbow Bridge)
5875 Falls Avenue
Niagara Falls, ON L2G 3K7

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A block of rooms at the Sheraton Fallsview Hotel has been reserved at a special group rate. Please book by October 20, 2023 to take advantage of these reduced rates. A limited number of fully accessible rooms are available, so book early!

Rate: From $129 – $169 CAD/night
Direct Phone: 1-800-519-9911
Request the special group rate for “Ontario Brain Injury Association”

Book Online Here

Thank you to Our Lead Sponsors

Conference Contact Information

Terry Bartol, Conference Coordinator
905-641-8877 x234



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