APGCS invites you to submit an abstract to be considered for inclusion in the Scientific Program of the APGCS 2017. Please carefully read the Abstract Guidelines below before submitting an abstract. Abstracts can only be submitted electronically through this web page.
It is the author's responsibility to submit a correctly edited and accurate abstract. Any errors in spelling, grammar or scientific fact will be reproduced as typed by the author. Abstracts will be rejected if they contain no data or if the English is unacceptable. All Presenting Authors will receive detailed presentation guidelines when their abstract has been accepted and closer to the Congress.
Acknowledgement of the receipt of abstract submission will be sent to the Presenting Author's e-mail address immediately upon submission. In addition, all communication in regards to the Scientific Program, acceptance and presentation will be communicated using the Presenting Author's email.
In order to make the abstract as informative as possible, please provide:
We kindly ask you to subtitle the paragraphs in bold format in the following order: Background, Method, Results, and Conclusions.
A) Background: A statement of purpose of the study (preferably one sentence).
B) Methods: A brief statement of the methods used. For abstracts reporting clinical research, a sentence or phrase presenting the most important selection criteria for subjects should be included.
C) Results: A summary of the results presented in sufficient detail with statistical analysis to support the conclusions.
D) Conclusions: A statement of the conclusions reached. It is not satisfactory to state, "the results will be discussed," or "other data will be presented," etc.
Affiliations should include department, institute, town and country. Where there are multiple affiliations, each should be listed as a separate paragraph. Each institute should appear in the order used against the author names and show the appropriate superscript number, e.g.:
1Department, University, Town, State, Zip code, USA 2 University, Town, State, Postcode, UK 3 Company, Town, State, Canada, Postcode
** Please note! If affiliations are not listed as above you will not be published! **
Should your abstract contain identifiable information about a patient, we ask all consent is received before submitting your abstract. Please check the box if you have received consent to publish or if you do not need consent to publish.
Changes to abstracts are accepted only until the submission deadline by using the abstract submission website. After 15th February, no changes or revisions will be allowed.
Notification of acceptance/rejection will be emailed by 15th March 2017. The Presenting Author will receive all correspondence regarding the abstract status, presentation type, date and time, via the email that is provided in the abstract submission.
Accepted Abstract Authors will have their abstract published in The final program book of APGCS 2017 Presenting Authors who do not register will not be included in the program book
The Presenting Author must register for APGCS 2017 and pay the fee before 15th February 2017. Abstracts will be automatically withdrawn if the Presenting Author is not registered. The Presenting Author of an accepted abstract is allowed to register with the early Registration Fee until 15th February 2017.
Presenting authors are responsible for arranging and paying for their own registration, travel and hotel arrangements.