Guidelines for the Preparation of Abstracts 2021
Before you begin, please prepare the following information:
- Presentation type
- Poster presentation
- “Young scientists” presentation (more information can be found here.). The members of the Scientific Programme Committee will select eight abstracts for a “Young scientists” presentation.
- Abstract title – Please choose a title that clearly indicates the content of your contribution. Please avoid abbreviations in the title. Abbreviations may be used in the main text, if they are defined when first introduced.
- Author and co-author details
- Full first and family name(s)
- Affiliation details: department, institution/hospital, city, country
- Degrees, titles, street addresses and acknowledgements of support should be omitted.
- Abstract text – limited to 300 words.
- Abstract layout – Abstracts must be submitted with the following sections:
- Objective (indicate the purpose of the study or the hypothesis that was tested)
- Method (including the setting for the study, the subjects, the diagnosis or intervention, and the type of statistical analysis. If references are needed, they should be given in the text)
- Result (present as clearly as possible the outcome of your study and, if appropriate, show the statistical significance)
- Conclusion (briefly discuss the data and show the significance of the results)
- All studies must be approved by Ethics Committees of experimental and human investigations beforehand.
- Disclosure of interests or conflicts of interest – Work submitted for presentation must include an acknowledgement of any commercial funding sources. Authors should declare all commercial interests.
- The abstract submission must be complete. The topic of the abstract must be allocated to a specific topic of the scientific programme. Please choose from the list of topics.