2022 CSHT Conference

Save the Date! 2022 CSHT "Virtual" Conference. September 17, 2022.

CSHT 2022 Conference

Call for Abstracts

The Canadian Society of Hand Therapists (CSHT) invites you to share your innovative clinical practice inquiries and/or the results of your research on hand and upper extremity related topics at the 14th Annual CSHT meeting. We welcome abstract submissions that are either scientific or clinical. All submissions will be peer reviewed and accepted abstracts are published in the CSHT newsletter – In Hand. Please note that the CSHT allows abstracts that were previously submitted to other meetings. You may submit as many abstracts as you wish. This year, there will be no differentiation between oral (podium) or poster presentations. All presentations will be a short, recorded Power Point presentation and released for asynchronous viewing on the virtual conference platform. This will allow attendees watch your presentation at a time of their choosing during the period that the conference recordings are available.

Scientific submissions may include systematic reviews, scoping reviews, and original research using quantitative, qualitative or mixed methods.

Clinical submissions may include case studies, descriptions of new or newly adapted orthoses designs or other treatment strategies, or descriptions of clinical treatment programs.

Format of Abstract Submission


  • - Use Word format
  • - Abstract submissions should be a maximum of 500 words with no figures, tables or photographs
  • - All submissions must include the following information:
    • - Name/email address of presenter (blinded for the review process)
    • - Name(s) of co-author(s) (blinded for the review process)
    • - Title of presentation
    • - Clearly state if the abstract is a Clinical OR Scientific submission

Once the review process is completed and your abstract is accepted, you will receive confirmation via email and further instructions regarding the recording of your presentation. A brief biographical statement and photo will also be required.

Please email your abstracts to:

Barbara Shankland
Scientific Chair, CSHT Conference 2022

Deadline for abstract submission: June 6, 2022
Notification of abstracts accepted: July 8, 2022