Submit your presentation proposal for Vitalis 2021, the largest eHealth event in Scandinavia – 18-20 May 2021 at the Swedish Exhibition and Congress Centre in Gothenburg. For the conference programme we are looking for experience based presentations and future orientated education sessions in digitalization and eHealth for health, social care and digital assistive technology.
– The pandemic has accelerated some digitalisation and health transformation, while other planned care and health development has been left behind. At the same time, there is great potential and many challenges regarding the sustainability of this development. New needs have also been added where digitalisation can provide even better support for undelivered health care and newly arise rehabilitation needs, says Hans Almvide, Conference Manager at Vitalis.
Presentation Proposal Submission Guide
The object of this guide is to help you increase your chances of having your presentation accepted by the Vitalis Conference board.
Please read this entire guide before you start the registration. Admissions are ongoing, so please submit your proposal at your earliest convenience.
If you have any questions do not hesitate to contact Hans Almvide, Vitalis Conference manager, directly at: email@example.com or +46722-482240
In order for your lecture to be accepted, there are certain basic criteria that must be met.
Your presentation must be:
Vitalis does not accept proposals that present well established facts, nor proposals that present observations or experiences that aren’t validated yet due to, for example, the non‐implementation of a system.
Presentations are to be educational and informative in nature and should not be utilized as a marketing tool for commercial products.
One or several commercial products or partners are often involved in a successful case. Your presentation should reflect what your goal was and how it was or wasn’t achieved. If someone in the audience is interested in what product/s has been used for your study they can ask such questions after your lecture.
Industry representants are also welcome to submit proposals for presentations. It is important then that the content is of the type general knowledge content and that references are not made to own products and solutions.
Commercial presentations can be carried out as part of a partner program with Vitalis. There are als an exhibition at Vitalis where commercial messages are welcomed.
Presentations must follow the conference topics established for Vitalis 2021. See Vitalis 2021 topics here >>
The following dates must be respected in order for your presentation to be a part of Vitalis 2021.
- 15 December 2020 (15 January 2021 by invitation only) last day to submit your proposal
- March 2021: notice if your proposal is accepted
- 4 April 2021: Last day to upload pre-recorded video file.
- 11 May 2021: Last day to upload your PowerPoint presentation
- 18-20 May, 2021: Vitalis Conference
Change of conditions
Please notify Vitalis of any change of your conditions, such as change of employment, appointment or basis for your presentation, promptly in order to ensure participation.
Confrence card, travel, hotel.
If your lecture is accepted, the specified lecturer will receive a personal conference card to Vitalis 2021 according to the rules you can find at the heading Lecture format. These personal conference cards are non-transferable. Please note that lecturers are responsible for travel, hotels and other costs in connection with the lecture
If more lecturers are wanted than is stated in this guidelines, it must be clearly described what added value is achieved. Please note that additional lecturers are responsible for buying a personal conference card. Exceptions from the limitation of the number of personal conference cards given in compensation are only given in exceptional cases and primarily to those who lack funds such as e.g. non-profit patients / patient representatives. Exceptions are never given to industry representatives.
Vitalis reserves the right to publish presentations
- present original content, i.e. the work and property is yours alone or in a partnership
- provide references where applicable; plagiarism is not allowed
- have the necessary permissions from employer, customer or similar
- follow guides and templates specified by Vitalis
Please fill out the form as accurately as possible. Changes can be made after your proposal and can, in certain cases, be made by Vitalis Conference board as a condition for acceptance.
A meaningful and relevant title of your presentation is crucial for attracting the audience.
If you are the only lecturer, check the box for this, otherwise click on the plus sign to add a lecturer.
Short description of your presentation (3)
This is the description that will be used in our program overview. The long and short description is never visible together.
Long description of your presentation (4)
Your acceptance is based upon the content of this description. This complete description will also be published online and will give you the chance to accurately describe your topic and create an interest with your potential audience. The long and short description is never visible together.
Short Speaker description (5)
Here you enter a short description of the speaker / speakers as support to the program council. This description will not be published in the program. Accepted lecturers will be able to specify their own presentations.
Select lecture language. Please note that the lecture descriptions must be stated in the same language in which the lecture is given.
Choose the conference topic that best fits your proposal
Seminar type (8)
Here you specify if you only want to contribute with a pre-recorded digital contribution or if you also want to be invited to present Live on site during the conference
— All lecture contributions to Vitalis2021 must be pre-recorded. —
Depending on any meeting restrictions, the invitation to present can be given to those who marked ”Pre-recorded + Live”
The Live option only is valid only for workshops, dialogue panels and similar.
Seminar Format (9)
Vitalis offers several lecture formats. Please choose the one that best suits your submitted proposal. The program board may propose another format to be able to provide space in the program. The lectures during Vitalis are presented digitally and in some cases also at a live stage with support of PowerPoint presentation.
All lectures must be pre-recorded. When you submit your lecture proposal, you can state whether you want to contribute with a pre-recorded lecture only if you also want to get a invitation to a live presentation.
Note that there are different time rules for pre-recorded compared to live presentations. The reason for this is that in digital format you need to keep a slightly more compressed format and at the live stage presentation we want to give a little more space for the speaker’s audience interaction.
15-20 minutes for pre-recorded lecture
A 25-minute traditional, lecture-type conference education session for Live presentation. The presentation time includes a question and answer period during the last 5 minutes of the session.
One speaker gets a personal conference card.
>20 minutes for pre-recorded lecture
A 55-minute traditional, lecture-type conference education session in which a specific topic is presented and discussed as a Live presentation. The presentation time includes a question and answer period during the last 10-20 minutes of the session.
No more than two speakers gets a personal conference card.
A panel discussion / conversation. In the session time there can be included a short presentation / lecture of the topic. The time needed, disposition, panel members and moderator should be given in the application.
No more than two panel moderators gets personal conference cards.
- Workshop /round table
An interactive Workshop or Round table session with attendees about a certain issue. This are opportunities for attendees with a common interest/concern regarding a specific subject to work or discuss that subject with peers in a group setting. Describe the session in the proposal. Details needed are time for the session, number of attendees , topics, facilitator(s), demand for special technology.
No more than two facilitators gets personal conference cards.
Describe your proposal in a separate paragraph in your proposal.
Objective of lecture (10)
This can be the most difficult task to answer. Here we want you to already now take a position on why you should give a lecture at Vitalis 2021. What do you want that the audience to have with them when your presentation time is over?
- Tools for implementation
Level of knowledge (11)
With the different backgrounds of the Vitalis visitors, this is your opportunity to indicate the level of knowledge needed to appreciate your presentation.
presentation gives a broad overview of the subject
requires basic knowledge
a very short introduction may be a part of the presentation
for those already in the know
an introduction should not be a part of the presentation
includes more data and facts and at a quicker pace
Target audience (12)
Please choose the audience categories best suited for your presentation. You can choose more than one, but please give some thought as to which are most relevant. These categories are searchable online.
Key Words (13)
Please try not to use more than four key words to describe your presentation. These key words will be used for online searching, so please choose them carefully.
Suggest to Focus Track at Vitalis 2021 (14)
Vitalis program board has a goal to being able to present some of the conference lectures as more cohesive tracks. These tracks are presented continuously as the program work continues. Here is a preliminary summary >>
You can choose to suggest your lecture proposal for one or more of these tracks.
Swedish only – Delmål enligt ST (15)
This is used only for some Swedish lectures for Description of the objectives for Swedish doctors’ specialty training.