Theme: Disability Management in our Post Pandemic world

About the Conference:  The goal of the IFDM conference is to build knowledge for the Disability Management professions in the CDMP and CRTWC Global community.

Date:  September 15-17, 2024, Location: Vancouver

Call for Abstracts: We invite researchers, scholars, policy and program practitioners and enthusiasts to submit abstracts for presentation at the IFDM 24 Conference. The conference aims to bring together professionals from diverse fields to share insights, exchange ideas, and foster collaboration.

Submission themes:The four themes around which workshops and plenary sessions will be developed are:

  1. Legislation and Policy
  2. Workplace well-being and disability management
  3. Evolution of the mental health landscape
  4. Innovative and inclusive disability management approaches

Details of the themes can be found here submission themes

Submission Guidelines:

  • Abstracts should be submitted by emailing with tile “abstract Submission”.
  • The abstract should not exceed 300 words.
  • Each submission include a title, list of authors, name of presenter(s) and contact information.
  • Clearly state the objective, methodology, results, and conclusions of the research.
  • Abstracts should not contain references, tables, or figures.
  • Abstracts need to be identified if suitable as an oral presentation for a plenary or workshop or for a poster exhibition.

Key Dates:

  • Abstract Submission Deadline:  February 15, 2024
  • Notification of Acceptance: March 15, 2024

How to Submit:

Benefits of Participation:

  • Opportunity to present your research to a diverse audience.
  • Networking with professionals and experts in the field of Disability Management

Registration Information:

Details on conference registration, including fees and payment instructions, will be posted to the Conference Website early in the new year.

Sponsorship and Exhibitor Opportunities:

Interested in sponsoring or exhibiting at the conference? Email for details.