Deadline for submissions: March 30, 2016

Fast and easy way for submission: using e-mail:


Please follow these rules carefully. Failure to comply with abstract submission rules will result in your

abstract not being accepted for review.

1. Abstracts will not be accepted unless they are submitted according to the rules, instructions and

format described and received by the Congress Secretariat on or before March 30, 2016. Late

abstracts will NOT be accepted.

2. All abstract submissions must be conducted via e-mail:

3. All abstracts should be written, submitted and presented in English

4. Abstracts should be no longer than 250 words (this limit excludes the abstract title, authors and


5. The first name in each abstract should be that of the presenting author.

6. Submission of more than one abstract by the same first author is not permitted.

7. Institution information should be provided for all authors. Include institution, city,

state/province and country but do not include department, division, laboratory, etc.

8. Abstracts should be structured in 4 sections:





The "Aim" section should indicate the objectives of the work being presented. The "Method"

section should describe study material or subjects (e.g. number and type of patients),

intervention and evaluation procedures. The "Results" section should summarize the main

findings. Wherever possible, give numerical values, including means with SD or SEM, and

statistical significance or confidence intervals. The "Conclusion" section should state briefly the

conclusions reached in the work.

9. Figures, tables and other illustrations should not be included in abstracts.

10. Where appropriate, please name the ethics committee that has approved the study. If you do

not have an ethics system in your country/institution, please state this.

11. If the work was supported by funds provided by a commercial organization this should be

stated in a short acknowledgment at the end of the abstract. Other sources of funding may be

acknowledged in the same way.

12. Young Investigator Award applications will be accepted from people under 35 years of age

who have submitted an abstract. Please indicate if you wish to apply for the Award.

13. Authors will be notified in writing whether or not their abstract has been approved by the

Congress Scientific Committee. Once an abstract has been approved, the presenting author

must register for the Congress for final abstract acceptance. Abstracts will only receive final

acceptance if the presenting author has registered for the entire Congress.

14. All abstracts accepted for presentation at the congress will be published, subject to editorial

review, in the congress abstract book. Each participant will receive a copy free of charge.





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