Abstracts Submission Rules – Instructions to authors
Please read all instructions carefully before preparing your abstract.
To start the on-line abstract submission process, please click the following.
Abstract submission deadline: June 30, 2018.
By submitting an abstract, authors agree to the following conditions:
- All authors have read, understand and agree to the abstract submission rules
- Each co-author has been informed of the abstract submission and has agreed to all information as it was submitted
- Only abstracts that contain original data can be submitted. Material presented in abstracts should not violate any copyright laws. Abstracts should not be submitted if the abstract contains data that has been published or accepted for publication elsewhere
- The submission of an abstract constitutes a formal commitment by the presenting author to present the abstract, if accepted, orally in the session and the time assigned by the Course Program Committee
- The abstract submitter is responsible for ensuring that all co-authors have agreed to be listed on the abstract
- The email of the first author can be seen by course participants
- Final decisions regarding placement of abstracts and sessions rests with the Course Program Committee and the Scientific Board
- To withdraw an abstract, a written statement reflecting the reasons for this decision must be sent to the Course Secretariat by June 1st, 2018.
How to submit an Abstract Online
- Please click the "Abstract" link (on the left of your screen)
The Course Abstract Evaluation Committee (CAEC) will make the final decision on the format of presentation of limited number of ( oral abstracts)
- Please follow the instructions to submit your abstract.
Abstract must be in English, in Microsoft Word format, with a maximum of 250 words.
Please use single space and an Arial 10-point font. Please do not include any charts, references or footnotes.
Abstracts should be structured as follows:
- Materials and Methods
You may download and use this template in Word format.
It is important to ensure that your abstract does not contain spelling, grammatical or scientific errors, as it will be reproduced exactly as submitted. If English is not your native language we encourage you to have your text edited by a native English speaker before submission.
Review, Notification, and Publication
- To ensure a high-quality conference, all submissions will be assessed by the Course Abstract Evaluation Committee (CAEC)
- CAEC reserves the right to reject for presentation any paper that does not meet content expectations
- The contact author will receive notification of acceptance and presentation details by e-mail no later than July 10, 2018