The Call for Abstracts has now closed.

Participate in Knowledge Sharing:

Presentations should highlight ways in which research studies or community interventions have contributed or will contribute to improved health of Alaska Native people.

Abstracts are welcome from students/trainees; preliminary reports of research in progress are also encouraged. Priority will be given to Alaska Native health researchers and/or health research projects involving Alaska Native participants. All Presenters must have obtained the appropriate Tribal health organization (THO) approval(s) prior to presentation.

Presenting Author Responsibilities:

The person submitting the abstract needs to designate who will be the Presenter. The Presenter will serve as primary contact on the abstract. It is the responsibility of the Presenter to communicate with all co-authors regarding acceptance of the abstract and any other relevant information.


Please fill in the text boxes on the online submittal page with the specified information.

  • Title.
  • Preferred Presentation Format (Oral, Poster, Either).
  • Learning objectives (please provide 1-3 “pearls” each attendee should gain from the information provided in the presentation).
  • Abstracts should be structured into five sections with the following subheadings:
    • Background
    • Purpose
    • Methods
    • Results
    • Conclusion
    • Please click HERE for sample abstract to use as a guide.
  • Excluding headers, text of abstract should be no more than 350 words. Do not include figures or tables.
  • Abstracts must be written using language that can be understood by non-scientists.

Oral Presentations:

  • All presenters should prepare a 15 to 20 minute presentation, allowing for audience questions.
  • A conference planner will reach out with more information when their submission has been accepted.
  • PowerPoint presentations are required and electronic PDF copies will be uploaded onto the conference website for attendees. All final PowerPoint presentations must be emailed by Friday, May 21, 2021 to

Poster presentations:

  • At least one author must attend and be available at their poster during the Poster Session from 11:35 a.m. – 12:20 p.m. on Wednesday June 9, 2021. A link to the conference will be sent in your attendance packet.
  • All oral presentation PowerPoints for the conference must be submitted no later than Friday May 21, 2021.
For questions regarding the conference, please contact: