Welcome to the 2020 PDC Summit Call for Abstracts Submission Center!
Deadline: June 30, 2019 at 11:59 p.m. CT.; submissions will not be accepted after this date.
Guidelines & Checklist can be downloaded here.
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The International Summit & Exhibition on Health Facility Planning, Design & Construction (PDC Summit) is the premiere event for health care and hospital facility senior leadership. No other conference brings health care planning, design, and construction decision-makers together like the PDC Summit.
2020 Conference Theme: THE FUTURE IS NOW
The concept of the PDC is to bring those involved in designing, building and operating the health care physical environment together to identify common goals and plan for the future of health care. Consider the rapid pace of change in health care — including technological advancements, an increasing focus on community health, and regulatory and financial pressures. Only by working together and sharing best practices can we prepare ourselves and our organizations for success in the future.
Each year, nearly 300 abstracts are submitted for consideration with only 70 spots for sessions available. The abstract selection committee is looking for abstracts that include the specific concepts throughout, regardless of topic or track. If you are submitting an abstract, be sure to include the following concepts:
In addition, the abstract selection committee will give preference to abstracts that:
The PDC conference planners have also identified the following topic areas* to align with this conference. Be sure that your session description includes a clear tie to one of these topic areas to give your session the best chance for selection. Although not necessary, your session may cover multiple topics.
*more details on these topic areas of alignment can be found in the Guidelines & Checklist.
Session focus levels that address a session's learning & teaching level, have also been identified, please be sure that your submission clearly ties to one of these to help ensure that attendee needs and expectations are being met
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