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Click here to review the 2017 Suicide Summit Poster Guidelines for Accepted Poster Presentations.

You are invited to participate in the 2017 International Summit on Suicide Summit to be held at Green Valley Ranch Resort from November 5-8, 2017, by submitting a proposal and attending the meeting. The committee welcomes submissions from the U.S. as well as international proposals.

The theme of this year’s meeting is New Horizons for Suicide Research: From Genes to Communities.

The Summit will be accepting abstracts for consideration for symposia, oral, and poster presentations.


Submission Type Status Submission Deadline Additional Information
Symposia Submissions Deadline Passed Tuesday, March 14, 2017 Symposia Submission Guide
Symposia FAQs
Poster/Oral Submissions Deadline Passed Wednesday, May 17, 2017 Poster/Oral Guide
Poster/Oral FAQs

Click here to review the 2017 Call for Proposals.

This meeting brings together investigators from all areas of suicide research including epidemiology, neurobiology, genetics, interventions, clinical factors and novel methods of assessment. Presenters should emphasize new data, concepts or methods, and theoretical advances. Abstracts must contain data and analysis to support the stated purpose. Abstracts stating “data will be provided at a later date” or “will discuss at meeting” will impact the overall scores for the presentation.

The Program Committee is especially interested in proposals on the topics below, but welcomes all submissions.

Intervention Research for Prevention of Suicidal Behavior
Clinical and Neurocognitive Studies of Suicidal Behavior
Genetic, Epigenetic and Gene Expression Contributors to Suicide Risk
Neurobiological Underpinnings of Suicidal Behavior
Testing the Effectiveness of Prevention Strategies
Ethical and Methodological Challenges and Solutions in Suicide Research
Novel Monitoring Strategies for Detecting Changes in Risk Over Time
Integration of Approaches
Cultural Specific Approaches: Factors and Solutions
New Technology and Applications for Suicide Prevention