You’re invited to submit research abstracts for the poster presentation exhibit that will be displayed at the NAVIGATOR 2018 in Las Vegas, NV, USA, April 24-26!
Topics can be from a range of subjects to dispatch research in any discipline—published or unpublished.

NOTE: Only poster submissions in English will be accepted.

Abstract submissions must be received by February 23, 2018.

Submissions will be reviewed by the IAED’s Research & Informatics Division. Accepted abstracts will be announced no later than March 9, 2018. PDFs of the accepted posters are due by March 23, 2018. Poster size 42″ wide by 30″ high.

Accepted posters will be evaluated based on the following criteria:

  • Is research topic relevant to dispatch?
  • Is the poster presentation clear and well organized?
  • Is the question posed by the authors well defined?
  • Are the methods appropriate and well described?
  • Are the data sound?
  • Does the conclusion accurately convey what has been found?
  • It is the Author(s) responsibility to bring their poster to NAVIGATOR 2018.

Winning Poster
The winning poster will be presented during NAVIGATOR 2017 and the author(s) invited to the conference’s closing lunch. It will also be published in the Annals of Emergency Dispatch & Response, the Academy’s peer-reviewed research journal. Learn more about the AEDR at

Author(s) of the winning poster will also have the opportunity to expand the study into a full original research manuscript (if not yet published in other peer-reviewed journal) for publication consideration in the Academy’s Annals of Emergency Dispatch & Response (AEDR) peer-reviewed research journal. IAED Research & Informatics Division’s mentorship will be available, if needed.

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