Abstract Submissions

Abstract submissions are now closed. If you have submitted an abstract you will hear from us with the outcome by 5th February 2018.

The four highest scoring abstracts will be invited to accept a 10 minute slot at conference for oral presentation. If you are invited as an oral presenter your conference fees will be covered by sponsorship organised via CHIVA.

A prize will be provided at conference for the highest scoring poster and highest scoring oral presentation which will include one year’s free CHIVA membership and free conference registration for the 2019 conference.

Notes for preparing your abstract:

A maximum of 2,500 characters is permissible, excluding title, name(s) of author(s) and affiliation(s). Characters include spaces and tables. Abstracts that are longer than 2,500 characters may be arbitrarily cut and lead to the abstract not being accepted for presentation.

Please use the Arial font in size 11. One data table is permitted in the body of the abstract.

General outline:

Background: a clear statement about the aims and objectives of the study and/or a description of the issue

Methods: method(s) used or approach taken

Results: main results with appropriate statistical tests for quantitative studies

Conclusion: primary conclusions and their implications

All abstracts should disclose primary findings and avoid, whenever possible, promissory statements.

Presentations need not be exclusive to this meeting and may be presented elsewhere.

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