Call for abstracts
January 30, 2012: Deadline for abstract submission
March 5-12, 2012: Notification of acceptance
The Symposium language is English.
Junior Researcher Travel Awards
The Amyloidosis Foundation will provide Junior Researcher Travel Awards for the XIIIth International Symposium on Amyloidosis. For more information click on the 'Travel Grant Instructions' at the bottom of this page.
Type of Abstracts
Only abstracts that contain original data can be submitted. Abstracts can be submitted for a poster session and/or an oral presentation. All abstracts will be evaluated for scientific content by the committee. Authors will receive acknowledgement of acceptance before March 1, 2012. They will also be informed about the type of presentation (poster or oral) and the respective guidelines and instructions. If an abstract is selected for oral presentation, the presenting author as specified at submission will be requested to present it in the assigned session. If an abstract is accepted as a poster presentation, the presenting author will be requested to be available for discussion during the corresponding poster viewing session.
Abstracts directly related to one of the subject categories of the Symposium are welcome.
Abstracts will only be accepted for evaluation if a one-page abstract (A4, letter size 12pt, Word) has been received. The abstracts will be collected in a booklet and distributed at the start of the Symposium.
Maximum permitted dimensions: 1.2m x 1.2m (width x height; not mandatory).
Authors will be responsible for mounting their poster the morning of the presentation day and removing it at the end of that day. Fixation material will be provided.
All presenting authors must be registered as attendees of the Symposium for acceptance of the submitted abstract.
Abstracts can be submitted at firstname.lastname@example.org from October 31, 2011 until January 30, 2012. Only submission by using the Abstract Form at the bottom of this page will be accepted. The scientific committee will review all submissions.
Conflict of interest
It is the intent of the ISA to provide high quality sessions focused on educational content that is free from commercial influence or bias. Thus the submitting author of an abstract is requested to declare any potential conflicts of interest for all authors during the abstracts submission.
On Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday the two best poster or oral presentations of that day by young researchers (<35 years old) will be awarded by the scientific committee and the winners will receive a fee of € 1,000.-. Only young researchers who are actually present at the Symposium will be eligible for an award.
- Consider the relevance of your proposal to a broad audience;
- Be as explicit as possible about the content of your poster;
- Please ensure that your abstract does not contain spelling, grammatical or scientific errors, as it will be reproduced exactly as submitted. No proofreading will be done.
- Tables and graphs: do not include more than one small graph or table (with letters and digits that are legible after downsizing to 8cm wide). One graph/image can be included with the following criteria: max image width: 750 pixels, max image height: 750 pixels, image quality: min. 200 dpi - max. 600 dpi, max file size: 500 KB, allowed file type: gif, jpg;
- References (max 3) should be listed;
- Abbreviations should be avoided and if used, explained. No abbreviations may be used in the title
A notification of selection of the abstract will be send between March 5 and March 12, 2012. Publication of the abstract requires registration for the Symposium by at least one author.
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