Late Breaking Abstract Deadline – Monday, 16 January 2017 – Submit Your Novel Research!

Late-breaking abstracts should highlight novel research. It is not intended to be merely an extension of the general submission deadline. The focus for these abstracts is ground-breaking and unique data that would not otherwise have been presented at the workshop. Selected abstracts will be poster presentation only.

Submission information for digital abstracts:

Prospective participants are invited to submit abstracts for poster presentations only. The deadline for submission is 16 January 2017.

Abstracts are limited to one page in length (21.59 cm x 27.94 cm/8.5 in. x 11 in.) including all images, tables, graphs and references. Font size should be no smaller than 8 pt.

SUGGESTED FORMAT: The abstract should be formatted in one column, containing all of the following sections that answer the questions below:

  • Abstract title
  • Author list
  • Target audience – “Who will benefit from this information?”
  • Purpose – “Why was this study/research performed?”
  • Methods – “How has this problem been studied?”
  • Results – “Principal data and statistical analysis”
  • Discussion – “What is the interpretation of the data?”
  • Conclusion – “What is the relevance to clinical practice or future research?”
  • References – (optional)