Call for Abstracts

Abstracts are invited for oral and poster presentation for the Plastic Surgery Congress 2022 (PSC 2022). 

If you wish to submit an abstract for consideration by the Program Committee, you must also intend to register for the Congress. 

Online submission is the only method of receipt for abstracts. Instructions for submitting an abstract are detailed below.

 

 

 

 

KEY DATES TO REMEMBER

Call for Abstracts Open                 7 October 2021
Call for Abstracts Close                11 February 2022
Notification to Authors                  14 March 2022
Early Bird Registration Close        25 February 2022
PSC 2022                                      16 – 18 June 2022

PRESENTATION TYPES

Authors will be required to indicate their preferred presentation format when submitting an abstract. There are two types of presentation formats:

Oral Presentation
Oral Presentations will be notified of their length of presentation time in their acceptance notification. Abstracts not selected for Oral Presentation may be eligible for a Poster presentation.

Poster Presentation
A poster presentation constitutes a visual display of research projects. Posters will be on display for the duration of Congress.  Full details of the format and display of Posters will be detailed within acceptance notifications sent to nominated presenting authors.

CALL FOR ABSTRACT SUBMISSIONS

Abstract submission is a three step process. Please follow the instructions carefully to ensure your submission is uploaded into the portal correctly.

Step 1: Abstract Template

Download the Abstract Template, save it to your desktop. Use the template to present your abstract in the required format. Abstracts submitted not using this template will be returned to the author for correction.

  • Text must be in Arial, 12pt font, single-spaced and left aligned

  • Your abstract text should be no more than 250 words, including references

  • Your abstract should clearly and concisely outline the CONTENT of the presentation and should include key points/issues to be addressed

  • Where applicable, the abstract should include the subheadings; Background, Objectives, Methods, Findings and Conclusions

Note: Abstract submissions must be provided in Word document format. All PDF submissions will returned to authors to resubmit in the correct file format.

 

Step 2: Create an account and log into the Abstract Submission Portal

 

Firstly you must create an account in order to upload an abstract. To begin, please click on the button above entitled “SUBMIT AN ABSTRACT”. Click “Create New Account” link and enter your contact details. These details are required to create the account. Your contact details will be required to create the account. Once you have created an account within this portal you can upload submissions, download the abstract submission template, view the terms and conditions and later register for the Congress and review the Speaker Briefing Notes.

Step 3: Submitting your abstract

Once you have logged into the abstract submission portal, click on Abstract Submission in the top menu bar. 

You will be required to provide the following details prior to uploading the abstract file:

  • The title of your Abstract

  • Presentation Type (preference only)

  • Name of Organisation of all co-presenters and co-authors

  • A brief biography (up to 100 words) of the Presenting Author(s)

  • Your completed abstract (in word doc file)

Please note:

  • All abstracts must be prepared according to the guidelines provided. Incomplete or incorrect submissions will be returned to the author and must be re-submitted immediately in the correct format to be considered for inclusion in the program

  • All fields on the online abstract submission form must be completed

  • You will be able to access the speaker portal to edit draft submissions and submit additional abstracts until 11 February 2022. To change successfully submitted abstracts, please contact the Congress Office on psc@wsm.com.au 

  • Abstracts must be submitted by the presenting author who should complete all fields on the online submission form

  • To submit an abstract you will be asked to agree to the Terms and Conditions as outlined in the submission portal.

CONFIRMING YOUR SUBMISSION(S)

You are required to double check your abstract has uploaded correctly. Please note that an automatic email will be issued upon submission of your abstract, if you do not receive this email please contact the Congress Office on psc@wsm.com.au  

NOTIFICATION TO AUTHORS

Notification of the outcome of your submission will be communicated to the presenting author by Monday 14 March 2022. Please note the details provided as the author contact should be for the presenting author of your abstract. All correspondence relating to the submission will be directed to this person, and they should in turn distribute to all co-presenters as applicable.

PRESENTER REGISTRATION

The invitation to submit an abstract does not constitute an offer to pay travel, accommodation or registration costs associated with the Congress. Similarly, no presenter fee is paid to successful participants.

All presenters, both oral and poster must register and pay for the Congress by the speaker registration deadline, in order for the presentation to be included in the Scientific Program.

FURTHER ENQUIRIES

For any enquiries regarding abstract submission please contact the PSC 2022 Office:

 

 



119 Buckhurst Street
South Melbourne VIC 3205 Australia
T +61 3 9645 6311
psc@wsm.com.au
 

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