ABSTRACT SUBMISSION & INFORMATION
19th EFORT Congress 2018
On behalf of the Executive Committee and the Science Committee, we would like to invite you to participate in the 19TH EFORT Congress in Barcelona from 30 May to 01 June 2018.
We will be part of the EFORT Congress through the session we will hold on Friday 1st of May, at 17:00 pm in the Paris room.
We will share the knowledge of twohighly renowned orthopaedic surgeons “How to perform a great career”, and after we will discuss about EBOT exam.
You can participate in our session sending us your abstract. The best free papers will be presented as an oral presentation.
Hope to see you in Barcelona.
Acceptance & support:
The presenting autor of a selected abstract must undertake to attend the Congress and present the abstract in the session and at the time designated by the Scientific Committee.
There view process will be started on 26 february and all authors/co-authors will be notified by email about the acceptance status of the submitted abstract(s) on 15 April 2018.
Abstract type: Oral presentation as Free Paper.
Clinical or experimental studies acepted as Free Papers will be presented orally in our congress scientific session room: Paris.
Very high scientific quality is expected from these presentations which should correspond to complete studies without standing results and innovate conclusions.
Guidelines for abstract submission:
Abstracts should be in English, and the following structure is mandatory.
Title: minimum 25 / maximum 250 characters
Keywords: minimum 3 / maximum 7 keywords – chose these so that people can identify your abstract on an electronic search using these words as search terms.
Abstract: minimum 1000 / maximum 3600 characters – character count limit includes spaces. The number of characters per section are not restricted.
Parts of the abstract:
- Background: Is the study needed? What is known already and what gaps are there in knowledge?
- Objectives: What is the research question your study aims to answer?
- Design and Methods: Outline how the study was conducted.
- Results: Briefly summarise the findings, quoting the supporting data.
- Conclusion: Briefly discuss your results and tell the scorers what your study adds – only base conclusions on your own findings.
All sections are mandatory.
Do not include the name of your institution or any of there searchers.
Do not use unexplained abbreviations
Send to us by email in Word format or PDF.
The work needs to be scheduled for 5 minutes of presentation (maximum slides). A discussion of 5 minutes will be held after each 2 presentations.
- Speakers must adhere strictly to the scheduled times according to the programme.
- Only computer projection will be available. No overhead or slide projectors will be available in the meeting rooms, and it will not be possible to use personal laptops.
- Speakers are kindly requested to use PowerPoint MS Office (Windows or Mac). Presentations prepared with Keynote and Prezi can also be accepted but additional technical support might be required on-site. Authors in this situation should anticipate an earlier upload of the material at the Speakers Preview Center. The uploading of DVD movies is NOT supported.
- We recommend using “.gif” and “.jpg” formats for images. Other types of extension are accepted but prior advice from our technical team on-site is required.
- MPEG2 is the preferred format for embedded movies, but *.avi, *.wmv are also accepted. If Codecs are used, the Code package DIVx in the current version should be chosen. This can be found at www.divx.com.
- Confirm that all the necessary files are in the SAME FOLDER as your presentation.
- Use large fonts (the minimum font size should be 18 points). If you cannot fit all your subjects on a slide without moving to a smaller font, break the points up onto separate slides.
- Confirm that your presentation contains only standard fonts. For cross-platform compatibility, the use of Times New Roman, Arial, Verdana is advised. Some other fonts may not transfer properly from your computer to the system used for presentation.
- Limit each slide to one main idea with three to six points. If more than six points (bullets) are included in one slide, your audience will have difficulties to read it. We recommend 5 to 7 slides for a five-minute free paper.
- The use of USB pens or memory sticks is advisable to upload presentations easily at the AV Preview Centre.
- Enclosure of a disclaimer at the bottom of the ending slide (Acknowledgment, Summary, or Question & Answer Session slide) is recommended. One of the following disclaimers should be stated in the presentation, depending on the situation of the authors:
- The author declares that the research for and communication of this independent body of work does not constitute any financial or other conflict of interest, or
- The author declares that a conflict of interest exists in respect of this work owing to his/her duties as [position] for [company name], and the potential subsequent financial ties arising from this position (including payment for current or future research, ownership of stock and stock options, fees for advice or public speaking, consulting, service on advisory boards or for medical training companies, and receipt of patents or patents pending).
Any special query needs to be addressed by email to: firstname.lastname@example.org