Abstract Guidelines

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.

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