2018 IPDLN Conference – Call for Science Slam proposals

Animated about your work? Keen to share an engaging idea or insight?

The 2018 International Population Data Linkage Network (IPDLN) Conference is inviting proposals for “2018 IPDLN Science Slam”, an opportunity to present your research – or your passion – to a diverse audience in an entertaining way.

During the Science Slam, participants will present their content in five minutes or less. Stand-up comedy, live music, storytelling, live experiments or other engaging formats of your choosing are all welcome.

The Science Slam will take place during the opening night reception (Sept. 12) of the 2018 IPDLN Conference at the Banff Centre in Banff National Park.

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Eligible Participants 

All registrants for the 2018 IPDLN Conference are eligible to submit a proposal for the Science Slam.

How to Apply

Submit an abstract of no more than 250 words to info@ipdln.org.

Be sure to put “Science Slam” in the subject line and include your contact details.


A maximum of eight proposals will be selected for the Science Slam.

Presenters will be selected by the IPDLN Science Slam committee based on relevance to the IPDLN audience, creativity, originality, entertainment value and educational impact.

Notifications of acceptance will be sent the week of August 27, 2018.

We’re looking forward to receiving your submissions! 

If you have questions, please e-mail us at info@ipdln.org.

The 2018 IPDLN Conference runs Sept. 12−14, with a pre-conference day on Sept. 11. Registration for the Conference is now open. Early bird rates are available until May 31. Register now.