[Svrilist] SVRI Forum 2013

Sexual Violence Research Initiative svri at mrc.ac.za
Thu Mar 28 17:50:39 SAST 2013

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SVRI Forum 2013: Evidence into action,  14 - 17 October, Royal Orchid Sheraton Hotel and Towers, Bangkok, Thailand

Dear SVRI Members,

We are proud to invite you to the SVRI Forum 2013 hosted in partnership with Partners for Prevention at the Royal Orchid Sheraton Hotel and Towers<http://www.royalorchidsheraton.com/>, Bangkok, Thailand this year. Visit the SVRI Forum website at: http://www.svri.org/forum2013. Please take note of the following conference updates:

Abstract submissions

Abstract submissions for the SVRI Forum 2013 have now opened. You can submit your abstract at: http://www.svri.org/forum2013/abstracts.htm. Kindly take note of the following dates:

Abstract submissions open:

8 February 2013

Abstract submission closes:

3 June 2013

SVRI Forum 2013 Prize Giving

SVRI Forum 2013 will once again offer a variety of opportunities for participants to be internationally recognized for their achievements within the following categories:

1.         Best presentation from a young researcher (plenary session)
2.         Best presentation from a young researcher (parallel session)
3.         Overall best research presentation (plenary session)
4.         Overall best research presentation (parallel session)
5.         Best poster presentation

Overall Scientific Awards

Overall Scientific Awards consist of the Best Oral Presentation Awards and Best Poster Award. These awards will be presented to individuals, without an age limit, on the basis of the quality of the scientific contest.

Best Young Researcher Awards
Best Young Research Awards will be awarded to applicants who submit outstanding abstracts and present at the Forum. In order to be eligible for this prize giving, you need to be under the age of 35 years (born in 1978 and after). Please indicate on your abstract submission form.  if you would like to be considered for a Best Young Researcher Award.

Pre-Conference Workshops

The SVRI Forum will be running six exciting and informative pre-conference workshops on Monday 14 October 2013. Please note that the workshops are not included in your registration and will need to be paid for separately. Workshops are charged at R450  per workshop. For more information on our pre-conference workshops, please visit: http://www.svri.org/forum2013/workshop.htm.

Workshop 1:  Designing and Analysing Research for Sexual and Intimate Partner Violence. Presenter: Dr Henriette  Jansen (Senior Consultant)

Workshop 2: Ethics in research on sexual violence perpetration. Presenters: Dr Yandisa Sikweyiya (Medical Research Council) and Ms Elizabeth Dartnall (SVRI)

Workshop 3: Monitoring and Evaluation of Sexual and Reproductive Health Services. Presenter: Dr. M.E. Khan (Population Council)

Workshop 4: Researching violence against women with disabilities (WWDs) by intimate partners and other household members. Presenter: Professor Jill Astbury (Victoria University)

Workshop 5: Trauma and Safety while Researching Sexual Violence Research. Presenter: Associate Professor Jan Coles (Monash University)

Workshop 6: Breaking the Cycle: Understanding and Addressing the Intersections of Violence Against Women and Violence Against Children. Presenter: Ms Alessandra Guedes (PAHO), Dr Catherine Maternowska (UNICEF) and Dr Daniela Ligiero (Office of the U.S. Global AIDS Coordinator)

Conference registration

Registration to the conference is now open. Early registration ends 31 July 2013. For more information on registration, please visit: http://www.svri.org/forum2013/registration.htm. Please take note that the registration fees are in South African Rands.
The following registration fees apply:
Category Registration


SVRI Forum 2013 Early bird registration fee (until 31 July 2013)

ZAR 4,500.00 (Incl.VAT)

SVRI Forum 2013 Full registration fee (From  1 August 2013)

ZAR 4,850.00 (Incl.VAT)

Student Fees

ZAR 4,000.00 (Incl. VAT)

We look forward to seeing you in Thailand!

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