Abstract Submission

BDER 2020

Abstract Submission Guidelines

CONTENT

Instructions
Important dates
Presenter agreement
Presenter changes and withdrawal policy
Financial assistance
Best Abstracts Award

  • All abstracts should be written in clear English
  • All presenting authors should have proficiency in English, to be able to present and respond to questions. 
  • Abstracts must be submitted via the online abstract submission site.
  • You must receive the approval of all co-authors before putting their names on the abstract.
  • All abstracts must be submitted to an appropriate category for review based on the scientific content of the abstract.
  • Titles:
    • Abstract titles are limited to 10 words or less.
    • The title should be dynamic and conclusive, rather than descriptive.
    • In general, you should capitalize the first letter of each word unless it is a preposition or article.
    • Titles should not be bold.
  • Authors: One person must be identified as the presenting author. The order of the authors can be modified at any time prior to the abstract deadline.
  • Abstract Text: All abstracts should be 250 words or less. Do not include your title or authors in the abstract text. Do not include references. Graphics/images are not recommended. In clinical studies, please state whether informed consent was obtained.
  • Content of the Abstract: The abstract should contain a brief statement of (but not as subheadings):
    • Background
    • The objectives of the investigation
    • Experimental methods used
    • Essential results, including data and, where appropriate, statistics.
    • Conclusion.
    • Keywords: up to three
  • All submitted abstracts will be peer-reviewed. The accepted abstracts will be published in the “conference abstract book” handed out to the conference attendees.
  • The submitting author will receive a confirmation of acceptance for  poster presentation, or a notice of rejection.
  • Poster presenters will be informed about the date of the poster session and will receive guidelines
    for their presentation and details of the poster dimensions.

Important dates

  • Submission deadline: 20, December,2019
  • Submissions received after this deadline will not be considered. Presenters are not permitted to modify their abstracts after this date for reviewing purposes.
  • Notification of abstracts acceptance: 20, January, 2020

Presenter agreement

All presenters must agree to the following conditions when submitting an abstract:

  • Affirm that the work has not been published (in print or electronically) elsewhere prior to the BDER 2020 meeting.
  • Agree that if the abstract is accepted, BDER 2020 has permission to publish the abstract in printed and/or electronic formats.

Presenter changes and withdrawal policy

If you are unable to attend the meeting and wish to name a substitute presenter, please use the following guidelines:

  • The Presenting Author is the only author that may request a presenter change.
  • Substitute presenter must NOT be presenting another abstract at the meeting.
  • Substitution requests must be made PRIOR to the meeting.
  • Substitution requests should be sent by the presenting author to the below email:
  • Withdrawal policy: If authors wish to withdraw their abstracts they are requested to send a letter via e-mail to the above mentioned email

Financial assistance

  • Limited financial assistance is available for this conference in the form of travel grants.
  • Availability will be indicated during the abstract submission process.
  • The travel grant is restricted to young researchers who are either a Master or a PhD student and post-doctoral researchers with maximum 3 years since PhD degree.

Best Abstracts Award

The best three abstracts will be awarded the Abstract of the Year (1st, 2nd and 3rd) with Award certificate and financial Award.