ABSTRACT SUBMISSION & GUIDELINES

Before you begin, please prepare the following information:

  1. Abstract Topic – abstracts must be allocated to a specific Theme, Topic and Sub-Topic. For a complete listing of abstract Themes, Topics and Sub-Topics.

  2. Presenting author's contact details (should be the same details as the submitting author so that the presenting author receives the correspondence about the abstract)

    1. Email address

    2. Full postal address

    3. Daytime and evening phone number

  3. Author and co-authors' details

    1. Full first and family name(s)

    2. Affiliation details: department, institution / hospital, city, state (if relevant), country

  4. Abstract title - limited to 20 words in UPPER CASE

  5. Abstract text – limited to 250 words 
    (Please Note: Word count is affected when graphs/tables/images are added) 
    Abstract layout - Abstracts must be submitted with the following sections:

    1. Objectives

    2. Methods

    3. Results

    4. Conclusions

  6. References are not obligatory and word count is affected by inclusion of references.

  7. Tables – A maximum of 3 tables of up to 10 rows x 10 columns can be included per abstract.

  8. Graphs and images – It is important to note that each image included in the abstract is worth 30 words. A maximum of 3 images can be included per abstract. 
    The maximum file size of each graph/image is 500 KB. The maximum pixel size of the graph/image is 600(w) x 800(h) pixel.

  9. Abstract Template