Expression of Interest for Presentations and Posters is now open
The Virtual International Day of the Midwife celebrates the International Day of the Midwife by bringing together midwives, students, consumers and all parties interested in childbirth from across the globe using online electronic media.
A variety of live events are presented every hour for 24 hours across 4th/5th/6th May 2019 (depending on time zone) starting at 22:00 UTC on 5th May. To check your local starting time, follow this link: bit.ly/VIDoM19-start-time
VIDM wants to hear from you! What are you excited about in midwifery? What are your research interests? Share your ideas with the VIDM community.
Starting this year, presentation and poster submissions will be made via this website. Click on the titles below for details and submission forms.
Request for Presentation Proposals – Presentations may be about midwifery research, international midwifery (this may include the sustainable development goals), midwifery education initiatives, midwifery practice issues, midwifery philosophy, or Safe Motherhood. Presentations may be organized as informal discussions, panel discussions, meetings, or story-telling.
Request for Poster Proposals – Posters will be displayed here on the website. Topics may be midwifery research, international midwifery (this may include the sustainable development goals), midwifery education initiatives, midwifery practice issues, midwifery philosophy, or Safe Motherhood.
- Presentation Proposals Due: 15 February 2019
- Poster Proposals Due: 15 April 2019
- Virtual International Day of the Midwife: 05 May 2019
Another conference has come to an end, but it is not over for the organizing committee. We need to hear from you as we start planning for VIDM 2019.
If you have not done so, please give us your feedback by completing the conference survey. Click HERE to be heard!
Thank you so much to those of you who have completed the survey. We read them all and the feedback helps us with the planning process.
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Virtual International Day of the Midwife has come to an end for another year. Over the next few days the recordings will be added to Programme listings — be sure to check back! We’ll let you know when these are up on our YouTube channel (Virtual Midwives)
Speaking of videos… Here is our thanks to you.
Please be sure to:
Look over to the right, that is how long until the start of VIDM ===>>
Are you ready? Have you:
- checked the program and saved your selections to your calendar?
- check your technology by logging into the conference rooms?
- checked your headset and internet connection?
- invited your friends, colleagues, and students to join you?
Use #VIDM18 across social media. Share!
All sessions will be recorded. Recording links will be posted on the VIDM website and YouTube channel. Check back after the conference for more information.
After the conference:
- Complete the conference survey — We want to hear from you
- Download and complete your Certificate of Attendance
- Share the links to the videos!
Be sure to review the outstanding poster presentations posted HERE
Click through the slide show here – or check the VIDM 2018 Posters page for more information or to download the poster PDFs.
Each year VIDM receives, reviews, and shares outstanding poster presentations from midwifery researchers around the world. The 2018 offerings meet and exceed the standard of excellence we expect.
Take some time to explore these global perspectives in midwifery. Check back frequently — posters will be added until the end of the conference.
Check the Archive for posters from previous years.