Abstract Submission

POSTER ABSTRACT

  • SUBMIT ONLINE
  • SUBMIT BY EMAIL: send the abstract by email to Prof Ermos Nicolaou E-mail: Ermos.Nicolaou@wits.ac.za
    (Alternative email: christitruter@me.com)

ORAL, video, wet lab, workshop ABSTRACT

  • SUBMIT ONLINE
  • SUBMIT BY EMAIL: send the abstract by email to Prof Ermos Nicolaou E-mail: Ermos.Nicolaou@wits.ac.za
    (Alternative email: christitruter@me.com)

ABSTRACT GUIDELINES

PLEASE NOTE:

  • All presenters must be registered for the congress.
  • By submitting an abstract, the program committee accepts the following: The authors guarantee that they approve presentation thereof, that they have done the work reported in the abstract and that they take full responsibility for its contents.
  • Language: English
  • The author is responsible for using clear concise English with correct grammar and spelling.
  • Do NOT include Figures, tables, charts, references or illustrations.
  • The abstracts may be published on the congress website and in an abstract book.
PRESENTER’S details
  • Surname: (Name and Surname will be printed in the Final Programme)
  • Name:
  • Title:
  • Initials:
  • Email:
  • Mobile No:
  • Special request:
CATEGORY

Theme applicable to this presentation.

PRESENTATION TITLE

(max 30 words) Title will be printed in the Final Program as typed in this section.

AUTHORS & AFFILIATIONS

List Main Author first, followed by co-authors.

PRESENTATION MODE

Indicate the preferred mode of presentation.

  • Free Paper - Oral presentation
  • Poster presentation (submit the Poster presentation form)
  • Video presentation
  • Instruction Course
  • Workshop
  • Wetlab

Please note that the final determination of the mode of presentation and placement within the programme will be the responsibility of the Scientific Committee.

ABSTRACT BODY

(max 200 words)
Body of the Abstract should include:
1. Introduction / Aim
2. Materials & Methods
3. Results
4. Conclusion

DISCLOSURES

GRANTS, FINANCIAL SUPPORT AND PROPRIETARY INTEREST

  • First authors must disclose relationships associated with the abstract at the time of their presentation.
  • Grants, financial support and proprietary interest must be declared on the abstract.
  • Indicate None if applicable.
  • All participants must disclose in writing in advance of the meeting any significant financial interest or other relationships they may have with the manufacturers of commercial products discussed in their presentations, panel or written materials.
  • Any financial interests related to the presentation must be disclosed with this Abstract Submission.
  • Interests include any relationships the presenter may have with manufacturers of commercial products discussed in the presentation, panel or written materials.
RESEARCH GOVERNANCE AND GOOD CLINICAL PRACTICE
  • The program committee will take it for granted that good clinical practice is observed in the conduct of all research.
  • This applies especially to clinical studies involving patients and patient care, and includes the understanding that the appropriate ethics committee approval has been secured.

POSTER GUIDELINES

PLEASE NOTE:

  • Make sure you have copyright clearance. Authors will be responsible for any copyright violations.
  • The layout of your poster should follow the main headings of your abstracts, ie, Purpose, Methods, Results and Conclusion.
  • Keep materials clear and concise. Produce material that is legible from a distance of at least one metre. Use large print and shade or color block letters when possible. For legibility, a minimum font size of 28 points and a maximum of 600 words are recommended.

POSTER PRESENTER’S RESPONSIBILITY

POSTER DESIGN
  • Finished size: A0 (portrait)
  • Posterboard dimensions: width 96cm x height 240cm.
  • The poster boards have a metal frame. It will mount flat on the board without the edges curling if you reduce the size of your poster by 10 centimetres.
POSTER BOARD LOCATION
  • Posterboards are located in the foyer near the exhibition hall entrance.
  • At registration, confirm where your poster should be set up. Your name will appear on the poster board.
Set your poster up before the first tea break
  • Do not use foam core or thick materials.
  • Bring press-stick or double sided tape to mount it to the posterboard.
  • Do not use pins or glue that will damage the boards as you will be charged for the damages.
POSTER PRESENTATION
  • Presenters must present their poster in person during the poster session to answer any questions.
  • Check the program for the time of the poster session.
  • Posters must remain on display and be removed at the end of the congress.
  • The Organisers will not take responsibility for posters.
  • Posters left behind after the congress will be discarded.
Cancellation

If the author cannot be present, the Chairperson must be notified and the presentation cancelled. In the case of a competition, the poster will be withdrawn.