IMSC 2018

DEADLINE for abstract submission
February 9th/2018

Guidelines

ORAL AND POSTER PRESENTATIONS - RULES


1. ORAL PRESENTATION

Time to deliver oral reports should not exceed 7 minutes and the discussion cannot be longer than 3 minutes.

The presentations should have .ppt, .pptx or .pdf format. There is no limit for the number of slides in your presentation - the only limitation is time.


2. POSTER PRESENTATION

Time to deliver poster reports should not exceed 4 minutes and the discussion cannot be longer than 2 minutes.

Electronic poster is a one-slide presentation having .ppt, .pptx or .pdf format. 
Poster should be prepared in 16:9 format (horizontal).

There is no need to print your posters! They will be displayed using a projector (same as oral presentations).

 

3. GENERAL REGULATIONS

• All participants of the sessions are obliged to adhere strictly to the minute program of the meeting and shall be entitled to receive voice and interrupted the discussion after regular time.

• The official language of the conference is English, the work should be prepared and presented in ENGLISH.

• The presentations and electronic posters should be sent to Session Coordinators at least 3 days before the Conference (24.04.2017). Contacts to Coordinators are available on website (Programme-Sessions)

 
 
 
 
 

ABSTRACT SUBMISSIONS

 
 
REQUIREMENTS
 
  1. Abstracts will only be accepted if they are written in English and do not exceed a maximum of 2200 characters excluding the title, keywords, name(s) of author(s) and affiliation(s).
  2. Abstracts must be written by using Times New Roman, 10 point font with single spacing. 
  3. Write short sentences, use simple words, and avoid using jargon.
  4. Only standard abbreviations may be used in the text of the abstract. They must be defined by using brackets just after the full word or phrase is typed for the first time.
  5. Avoid using symbols. Do not use characters such as å, ã, æ, ç, ê, and ï.
  6. Do not include unimportant details to fill up space. If you can summarize your research in fewer words than the maximum, do so!
  7. References are not included in abstract.
  8. Please note that a plagiarism scanner will scan all submissions!
 
 

ABSTRACT SECTIONS

 
Your abstract is required to consist of the following fields:
 
1. Name(s) of author(s) and affiliation(s)
 
2. Title
 
The title must be functional, should be direct, and need not be dull. Use simple language and be concise and informative.
 
3. Introduction
 
Background: give information that is useful in introducing your research that makes clear to the reader why you are asking your research question. What is the context of your research and what were your main objectives? What sort of questions did you try to answer with your study? Most important of all: why does your research matter?
 
4. Aim 
 
What sort of questions did you try to answer with your study? Most important of all: why does your research matter?
 
 
5. Materials and Methods
 
This section is fundamental as it describes the process and specific steps taken that enabled you to arrive at your results. Name the materials used and methods applied in your research or study. Describe the approach or the study design, including both independent and dependent variables and the use of statistics.
 
6. Results
 
After all the work, what did you find? What does the data tell you about your initial hypothesis? What are the implications? Does the data suggest something originally unexpected? Describe the results obtained with regards to the research or study question and the methods applied.
 
7. Conclusion
 
Summarize and conclude in a concise and interesting way. Based on your conclusions, what are your recommendations and next steps? Has your project given you new insights? What are some questions that remain to be answered by future research? Write your conclusions, their relevance, and their implications.
Discussion: only if important to your research, state possible sources of error that could have influenced your data. Keep the discussion as short and concise as possible.
Implications: it is of great importance to state the implications or relevance of your research or study.
Do not use words like  "we intend to study " or  "work will be done to prove..." etc.
 
8. Keywords
 
State the most important words that describe your research (±5). This can be your subject, method, etc.
 
9. Number of characters
 
Please write a character count (number of characters) in the abstract (excluding the title, keywords name(s) of author(s) and affiliation(s)). Your abstract should not exceed 2200 characters - within spaces.
 
 

CASE REPORT WORK


Your abstract is required to consist only of the following fields:

1. Name(s) of author(s) and affiliation(s) - up to 6 authors.

2. Title

3. Introduction
  
Background: give information that is useful in introducing your case that makes clear to the reader why you are asking your research question.

4. Case report  (in REGISTRATION FORM  corresponds to the RESULTS)
     
Describe clearly and understandably your medical case.

5. Conclusion

Summarize and conclude in a concise and interesting way.

6. Keywords
  
State the most important words that describe your research (±5). This can be your subject, method, etc.

7. Number of characters
  
Please write a character count (number of characters) in the abstract (excluding the title, keywords name(s) of author(s) and affiliation(s)). Your abstract should not exceed 2200 characters.