Abstract Submission Guidelines
- Abstract titles are limited to 10 words or less.
- The title should be dynamic and conclusive, rather than descriptive.
- In general, you should capitalize the first letter of each word unless it is a preposition or article.
- Titles should not be bold.
- Authors: One person must be identified as the presenting author. The order of the authors can be modified at any time prior to the abstract deadline.
- Abstract Text: All abstracts should be 250 words or less. Do not include your title or authors in the abstract text. Do not include references. Graphics/images are not recommended. In clinical studies, please state whether informed consent was obtained.
- Content of the Abstract: The abstract should contain a brief statement of (but not as subheadings):
- The objectives of the investigation
- Experimental methods used
- Essential results, including data and, where appropriate, statistics.
- Keywords: up to three
- All submitted abstracts will be peer-reviewed. The accepted abstracts will be published in the “conference abstract book” handed out to the conference attendees.
- The submitting author will receive a confirmation of acceptance for oral/ poster presentation, or a notice of rejection.
- Oral presenters will be informed about the date of the oral session and will receive guidelines for their presentation
- Poster presenters will be informed about the date of the poster session and will receive guidelines for their presentation and details of the poster dimensions.
All presenters must agree to the following conditions when submitting an abstract:
Presenter changes and withdrawal policy
If you are unable to attend the meeting and wish to name a substitute presenter, please use the following guidelines: