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Poster & Speaker Proposals



Now Closed: Speaker Proposals and Call for Posters

The IHI/NPSF Patient Safety Congress is no longer accepting speaking proposals and the call for posters has closed.​



  • All abstracts are under review by the IHI/NPSF Patient Safety Congress Planning Committee members
  • Review criteria include significance of the work to the field, clarity of presentation, and writing quality
  • All decisions by the IHI/NPSF Patient Safety Congress​ Planning Committee are final

​If your poster is accepted, you are required to register and attend the event to present your poster. If you cannot attend you may send a colleague in your place. If no one from your organization can be present, the poster will not be included in the program.


criteria for poster selection

Posters will:

  • Demonstrate progress in patient safety improvement/harm reduction
  • Be tested to the extent possible
  • Include results/data to demonstrate impact
  • Include sound methodology for conducting research/improvement projects
  • Be practical to implement
  • Be creative and innovative
  • Be potentially replicable across organizations and settings
  • Companies submitting solutions posters should include the results/outcomes from the use of their product in a health care setting