Abstract Submission Instructions for oral presentations and posters

Remember to inform us whether you prefer oral or poster presentation.

Oral presentation: 8 min. + 2 min discussion.

Posters: should be printed in A0 format (84 x 119 cm or 46.8 x 33.1 inches) and in portrait-oriented layout.

Abstracts should be submitted in a format ready for publication. Please check and avoid any typographic and grammatical errors.
Please use this form: (pdf) (Word)


A properly submitted abstract will include the following elements:

  • Title
  • Author(s)
  • Disclosure statement (download)
  • Abstract body (summarise subject in 250 words or less) structured as follows:
    • Purpose
    • Methods and Mateirals
    • Results
    • Discussion and conclusion
    • Keywords (3-5)


Important abstract elements

  • Purpose clearly stated

  • Precise description of methods and materials (patients), especially patient recruitment, analysis and statistics 

  • Precise description of results with numbers and statistics 

  • Statistics should be appropriate 

  • Coherence between stated purpose, methods and materials, results and conclusion 

  • Please do not include references, acknowledgements, graphics, tables or figures in your abstract body. Text should be submitted using standard Latin characters.