Abstract Submission

Important Dates
Open Date Deadline for Early Bird Registration
17 May 2019 31 August 2019
Abstract Submission Deadline: 31 August 2019

Submission of Abstract

  • Abstracts may be submitted via this website only.
  • Abstracts must be received by the announced deadline.
  • The same person may submit up to 2 abstracts regardless of presenting author.
  • You will receive confirmation that your abstract has been received.
  • All abstracts must be submitted and presented in clear English with accurate grammar and spelling of a quality suitable for publication.
  • All submitted abstracts will be forwarded to the Research Committee for review. Notifications regarding status will be sent once the review process is complete.
  • The Abstract may be scheduled for presentation on any day during the conference.

Submission Guidelines

Before you begin, please prepare the following information:

  • Presenting author's contact details:
    • Email address
    • Full postal address
    • Daytime and evening phone number
  • Presentation type (please choose your preference from one of the following):
    • Oral presentation
    • Poster Presentation
  • Author and co-authors' details:
    • Full first and family name(s)
    • Affiliation details: department, institution / hospital, city, state (if relevant), country
  • Abstract title: Limited to 25 words in UPPER CASE
  • Abstract text: Limited to 250 words (note: word count is affected when graphs/tables/images are added)
  • Tables /Graphs and images: A maximum of 3 tables of up to 10 rows x 10 columns can be included per abstract or a maximum of 3 images can be included per abstract. The maximum file size of each graph/image is 5MB. You may upload graphs in JPG, GIF or PNG format.
  • Poster Format: Display boards for poster exhibition will be provided on-site. The usable surface for one poster panel is 220cm (Height) X 96cm (Width). Please prepare your poster in PORTRAIT layout to fit within the usable surface of the panel. You are required to develop, print, and bring along the poster to the venue for mounting onto the poster board. For legibility, a minimum font size of 28 points and a maximum of 600 words on each poster are recommended. Double-sided tape will be provided to mount your poster.