How to submit: Exclusively online.
Deadline: 10 February 2018
Language: Submission and presentation in English.
Size: Max. 3,000 characters incl. tables and images
Structure: Title, objectives, methods, results, conclusions.
Note: It is not allowed to mention product or company names or any names of the author or of the institution in the text/paper. This will automatically lead to a rejection of the paper.
Publication: Results that have already been published cannot be submitted.
Abstract review: Anonymously by several experts. Criteria are: “Interest of the subject” (new or interesting or already known), “quality of the methodology” (excellent or fair or inadequate), “results” (well-presented and documented or fair or inadequate) and “conclusions” (important or interesting but not new or does not reflect the results). Abstracts that show formal errors (multi-submission for the same congress, not anonymised, with product or company names, already published elsewhere), are going to be rejected.