Abstract Presentation Guideline

Important Dates

Abstract Submission Opens

4 June 2024

Abstract Submission Deadline

1 December 2024

Notification of Acceptance/Rejection

Mid January 2025

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You are required to register for the conference in order to submit your abstract

General Guidelines

Only original studies/materials relevant to the field of coloproctology surgery will be accepted. Those already published or presented prior to the Congress of the APFCP will not be considered for presentation.

The scientific material selected for presentation at the Congress will be divided into oral, poster and video categories.

Once the Abstract selection process has been completed, authors whose abstracts have been accepted for Oral, Poster or Video Presentation will be notified by mid-January 2025.

Please note that only presenting authors having registered and paid for the Congress by 1 December 2024 will be included in the programme. Failure to register automatically implies that the abstract will not be included in the programme.

By submitting your abstract, you accept that you will be the presenting author, unless otherwise indicated upon submission.

Maximum submission per person: 3 submissions ONLY

Instructions to Preparing Abstracts

  1. Abstracts must be submitted in English.
  2. Abstracts should be organized as follows:
    • Title (A short and specific title that indicates the objectives of the study. Abbreviations should be avoided in the title. The entire title can be no longer than 150 characters.)
    • Aims
    • Methods
    • Results
    • Conclusion
      - The text (not including the Title) should be no longer than 300 words.
  3. Abstracts must be written as follows:
    • No blank line between paragraphs
    • Abbreviations may be used in the text only, but they must be defined on the first usage
    • References and credits are not to be included in the abstract
  4. Video files should be accompanied with the above formatted abstracts as well.
    • Video files should be no longer than 8 mins in its entirety with a maximum file size of 300Mb, including description slides if necessary.
    • Video files must be accompanied by narration in English. If it is not possible, a typed transcript of the video must be supplied with the submission. All videos should also be in the highest resolution possible, more details on accepted file types and resolution can be found here.