Envisioning the Future of Perinatal Health: Join MinoFest 2023 as Presenter

Abstract submissions are open


We are thrilled to invite all innovators, researchers, practitioners, and organizations to contribute to MinoFest 2023 – the only conference of its kind in North America. This is your opportunity to showcase groundbreaking work and drive positive change in perinatal care.

Call for Oral or Poster Abstracts:

Share your impactful research, policy insights, and transformative practices in the perinatal health sector as oral and poster presentations during our conference.


We encourage abstract submissions that align with one or more of the following sub-themes:

  • Redefining Perinatal Care: Breaking barriers and creating equitable perinatal experiences
  • Advancing Cultural Safety: Strategies to promote culturally sensitive care and inclusivity in healthcare practices.
  • Technology and Innovation: Harnessing the power of technology to enhance maternal and infant health outcomes.
  • Community-Led Initiatives: Spotlighting community-driven approaches that address healthcare disparities and explore solutions that are
  • Engaging Mental Health: Highlighting innovative approaches to perinatal mental health care, including evidence-based interventions, support systems, and stigma reduction strategies to enhance the well-being of mothers and families during the perinatal period.
  • Pursuing Policy Efforts: Exploring policy initiatives and advocacy efforts aimed at improving perinatal health outcomes, with a focus on addressing systemic barriers, promoting equitable access to care, and implementing evidence-based policies to support maternal and infant health.

Key Dates:

Abstract Submission Deadline: October 2, 2023

Notification of Acceptance: October 20, 2023

Confirmation of attendance deadline: October 30, 2023

Join us in fostering meaningful dialogue and driving impactful change. Submit your abstracts today and be part of MinoFest 2023's mission to transform perinatal care for generations to come.

Those submitting individual abstracts will be required to submit the

following information:

  • Speaker contact details and list of co-authors, if applicable
  • Conference sub-theme and Presentation title
  • An abstract of 250 words or fewer covering: background, methods, results, and discussion/conclusions. 

Those submitting practice-based abstracts are encouraged to include information on: Purpose,

focus/content, significance for the sub-theme and target audience.