Abstract Submission Guidelines

Dates & Deadlines

15th of March

Abstract Submission Deadline

22nd of March

Accepted Abstracts

Please read the following guidelines carefully prior to submitting your abstract. Your abstract may be rejected immediately if you don’t follow this guidelines.

General Guidelines

The abstract is a concise summary of a research paper, which must be an original work, not an excerpted passage. It should provide useful and clear information regarding your research paper.

An abstract must be fully self-contained and make sense by itself, without further reference to outside sources or to the actual paper. It should highlight key content areas, your research purpose, the relevance or importance of your work, and the main outcomes.We encourage work that introduces new ideas, concepts, research and deepens understanding in various fields.

Language

English

Paper Type

Original Study / Case Report

Words

Max. 300 words

Categories

When submitting, please assign your abstract to one of the categories below that best suits your topic, depending whether its a Original Research or a Case report. Don’t forget to follow the specific layout for each one of them.

Original Study/Research is represented by a detailed study reporting original research and is classified as primary literature. It includes hypothesis, background study, methods, results, interpretation of findings, and a discussion of possible implications.
  • Behavioral and Social Sciences
  • Fundamental Sciences
  • Internal Medicine
  • Surgical Sciences
Case Report section is consisted of cases that were noticed during the daily medical practice for their novel characteristics on their clinical features, their treatment and their evolution.
  • Internal Medicine
  • Surgical Sciences
Original Study/Research
  • Introduction
  • Materials and methods
  • Results
  • Conclusions
  • 3-5 keywords
Case Report
  • Introduction
  • Case Presentation
  • Conclusions
  • 3-5 keywords
Presentations

ORAL PRESENTATIONS

Accepted type of paper: ORIGINAL STUDY / RESEARCH

  • What to prepare: A slideshow in Office Powerpoint 2013 (recommended).
  • How to bring it: On a USB flash drive, which you will hand in at the check-in.

We recommend you make a backup copy of all the media files (audio, video) used in your presentation in a separate folder on the USB.

  • Duration: Maximum 6 minutes, followed by a 2-minute discussion.

POSTER PRESENTATIONS

Accepted type of paper: CASE REPORT

  • What to prepare: A0 or A1 paper format, portrait or landscape.
  • How to bring it: Every Presenting Author has the responsibility to print their poster. The information on the poster must be easily read from a distance of 1-2 m.
  • Used Language: English
  • Duration: Maximum 6 minutes, followed by a 2-minute discussion.
Submission Information

An active participant can have maximum 4 oral presentations/posters, but only 2 as an AUTHOR.

The options are:

  • 2 presentations/posters as an AUTHOR, 2 presentations/posters as a CO-AUTHOR
  • 1 presentation/poster as an AUTHOR, 3 presentations/posters as a CO-AUTHOR
  • 4 presentations/posters as a CO-AUTHOR.

Note that these are the maximum number of active papers you can submit, but not the exact number required.

  • The Scientific Paper should have 1 AUTHOR and maximum 2 CO-AUTHORS

Q: When will I hear if my abstract has been accepted?

Participants will be informed about abstract decisions on 22nd of March.

Q: What do I do if my abstract is not accepted?

All applicants with an unsuccessful abstract submission will be invited to attend the conference as a PASSIVE participant at no added cost.

Q: Is there a template to help me format my abstract?

Yes, please review to our “Abstract Categories and Types” heading further up on this page.

Q: Can I submit more than one abstract as an author/co-author?

An active participant can have maximum 4 oral presentations/posters, but only 2 as an AUTHOR. The options are:

  • 2 presentations/posters as an AUTHOR, 2 presentations/posters as a CO-AUTHOR;
  • 1 presentation/poster as an AUTHOR, 3 presentations/posters as a CO-AUTHOR;
  • 4 presentations/posters as a CO-AUTHOR.

Q: How many co-authors and scientific coordinators can I have?

The Scientific Paper should have 1 AUTHOR, maximum 2 CO-AUTHORS and maximum 2 SCIENTIFIC COORDINATORS.

Q: How do I format my Oral or Poster Presentation?

Please see the presentation guidelines tab for more information.

Q: If I'm a co-author, am I an active participant or a passive one?

AUTHORS and CO-AUTHORS are both seen as ACTIVE Participants.