25 September 2018
The theme for the congress is The Polyrhythms of Music Therapy.
Through this theme, the intention of the congress is to
We invite music therapists as well as arts therapists, allied health professionals, educators and community arts practitioners to submit proposals that consider the theme in the following formats:
We welcome submissions from a broad range of areas of practice including:
Please note: The streams for the congress will be finalised on the basis of abstracts accepted
DEADLINE FOR ABSTRACT SUBMISSION IS
29 APRIL 2019 (18h00 GMT+2)
Peer review process and notification
All abstracts will receive blind peer-review by two members of the Scientific Committee. The following criteria will guide the review process:
Authors will receive notification of the acceptance or rejection of their submissions by 31 July 2019.
Extra special for early-career music therapists
Certificates will be given during the opening ceremony to the three early-career music therapists who submit the best abstracts, as voted for by the Scientific Committee. (These individuals must have graduated within three years of submitting their abstract for this congress).
What is needed in the proposal document
Title, abstract (250 words), keywords, author, author bio and affiliation (35-50 words)