CALL FOR ABSTRACTS

The Organizers of the Meeting welcomes the submission of abstracts to the “Advances and Perspectives in Gastrointestinal Oncology” for poster presentations.

Abstracts must be submitted in English through the Meeting’s official website:

Abstracts will be selected on scientific merit. An individual can submit one or more abstracts as presenter or first author. Please submit your abstract via the relevant form on the Symposium‘s website.
Abstracts will not be accepted if sent by fax, e-mail or hard copy (paper copy).

Replacing or correcting an abstract submission: Do not resubmit an abstract through the web site. Do not submit the same abstract both through web site and regular mail. Any corrections should be made by e-mail to the Meeting Secretariat.

Submission deadline and general policies
Submission deadline: Abstract submission will close at 18:00 hours Central European Time (CET) on Friday, March 2nd, 2018

All abstracts will be reviewed to appraise the quality of the work presented. The Scientific Committee will evaluate all abstracts submitted for presentation. The authors will be notified regarding acceptance of their abstracts and the type of presentation by March 9th, 2018.

Presenters are expected to attend the Meeting.

Abstract Formal General Submission Guidelines

• Abstracts must be submitted in English language.
• Describe the objectives and results of the research in the abstract so that the Abstract Evaluation Committee can evaluate the quality, originality, and completeness of the abstract. Abstracts will be judged solely on the basis of the data in the submitted abstract.
• Title: should be brief and reflect the content of the abstract – limited to 25 words in UPPER CASE

TITLE (CAPS, bold, Times New Roman font, size 12)

• Authors and Affiliations: include the names of all authors, then institutional affiliations. No more than 25 authors can be listed.
o The name of the author presenting the paper should be underlined.
o Author and co-authors’ details
Full first and family name(s).
Authors’ names must be in upper and lower case (J.J.C. Smith).
o Affiliation details: department, institution / hospital, city, state (if relevant), country

Name(s) (lower case, bold, Times New Roman font, size 11)
Affiliation details (lower case, italics, Times New Roman font, size 11)

• Body of abstract: Organize the abstract according to four sections, identified by the following headers:
o Background,
o Methods,
o Results and
o Conclusions

Body of Abstract: Use Times New Roman font, size 12, single-spaced, justified, without page number.
• Do not refer to study results or conclusions in the title of the abstract. The title should objectively describe the study.
• Do not include illustrations with the abstract.
• Place abbreviations in parentheses immediately after the first mention of a term or phrase; the abbreviation can then be used throughout the abstract.
• Do not exceed 350 words for the total of your abstract title, body, and table. The character count does NOT include spaces or author names or institutions.
• Table(s), Figures and photographs may be included.

Poster presentation guidelines
Poster must fit the size of the poster board: 150-170 cm high by 80 cm wide
Abstract template and style guide
TITLE (CAPS, bold, Times New Roman font, size 12)
Name(s) (lower case, bold,Times New Roman font, size 11)
Affiliation details (lower case, italics,Times New Roman font, size 11)
Body of Abstract: Use Times New Roman font, size 12, single-spaced, justified, without page number.