Important Dates

Abstract submissions

Open Monday, 11 June 2018
Closes Monday, 14 January 2019

Early bird registration

Closes 25 January 2019

Online registration

Closes 25 February 2019




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Abstract Submission

NB! Deadline extended to Friday, 25 January

Theme: Back to Basics

The Organising Committee invites submission of abstracts to be considered for presentation in the following formats:

* oral platform (10 minutes)
* oral flash (3 minutes)
* poster

Authors are requested to indicate their preference, but should note that the final decision lies with the Scientific Committee.

Abstract Format

Maximum of 300 words. No graphs or diagrams permitted.

Provision has been made for Poster presentations. Note: All visuals shown must have informed consent. Speakers must declare conflict of interest before starting their presentations.

Kindly divide your abstract according to the following headings:

Research Abstract
Introduction, Methods, Results & Conclusions

Case Report

Introduction, Case & Discussion

Abstracts not conforming to this format will be returned.


Abstracts will be reviewed by the Scientific Committee who reserves the right to accept and allocate abstracts for either poster or oral presentation. All presenters of accepted abstracts must be registered as congress delegates. Early registration fee will apply

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