Abstract submission is open.
Participants who would like to present a poster presentation should submit an abstract for consideration by the Scientific Committee. The abstracts should be submitted in English no later than Thursday, October 1, 2009, 23:00 GMT Time. The Scientific Committee will determine whether the abstract will be accepted for presentation.
The presenting author is required to ensure that all co-authors are aware of the content of the abstract before submission to the Secretariat, and of all communications thereafter.
Only the abstracts of registered participating authors will be included in the program and in the conference CD Rom of abstract.
There is no limit to the number of abstracts an investigator may submit.
Submission of Abstracts
Abstracts should be submitted only via the online submission link.
Only abstracts submitted via the website of the Congress, www.kenes.com/abdominal-obesity will be sent to the Scientific Committee for review. If you do not have access to the internet, please contact the Congress Secretariat.
Instructions on the preparation of posters and information regarding projection facilities will be included with the notification of acceptance.
Please follow the instructions on the website step-by-step. Please do not submit multiple copies of the same abstract.
You will receive confirmation that your abstract has been forwarded for review, indicating the abstract number which it has been allocated.
Please refer to the abstract number in all correspondence regarding the abstract.
The 1st International Congress on Abdominal Obesity is an environmentally friendly Congress and therefore each participant will receive a CD ROM of abstract. Free of charge printing facilities will be available on-site to print specific abstracts.
Preparation of Presentations
Instructions for preparation of posters will be sent together with acceptance notifications.
The Congress program includes dedicated poster viewing time.
Rules for Submission
The first author or a co-author is expected to attend the Congress and present the poster.
All abstracts must be submitted and presented in clear English with accurate grammar and spelling of a quality suitable for publication. If you need help, please arrange for the review of your abstract by a colleague who is a native English speaker, by a university scientific publications office (or other similar facility) or by a copy editor, prior to submission.
Only abstracts of authors, who have paid their Early Bird registration fee by November 30, 2009 will be scheduled for presentation and included in the Congress CD Rom of abstract.
Guidelines for Submission
Before you begin, please prepare the following information:
Presenting author's contact details
Full postal address
Daytime and evening phone number
Author and co-authors' details
Full first and family name(s)
Affiliation details: department, institution / hospital, city, state (if relevant), country
Abstract title - limited to 20 words in UPPER CASE
Abstract text – limited to 350 words
(Please Note: Word count is affected when graphs/tables/images are added)
Abstract layout - Abstracts must be submitted with the following sections:
Abstracts must be allocated to a specific topic for the Scientific Program.
Please choose 1 from the list of topics.
Tables, Graphs and Images
The submitter is allowed to upload one table, one image or one graph only. The uploading of a graph, table, or image counts for 50 words.
A table of maximum of up to 10 rows x 10 columns can be included per abstract.
The maximum file size of each graph/image is 500 KB. The maximum pixel size of the graph/image is 600(w) x 800(h) pixel. You may upload graphs in JPG, GIF or PNG format.
The Organizing Committee has an obligation to request specific disclosures from abstract authors/submitters. Please be sure to complete this section of the online form before submitting an abstract.
The submission form at the link below allows you to store your abstract as a draft in order to make changes. Please note that abstracts must be SUBMITTED before the deadline in order to be sent to review for inclusion in the Scientific Program.