ICG - International Confocal Group Program ICG Confocal Meeting- Amsterdam 2024 Abstract Guidelines & Submission

Abstract Guidelines & Submission

Important Dates  
Abstract Submission Deadline: 31st August, 2024 
Notification of Acceptance of Abstracts: 9th September, 2024 
E-poster Upload Deadline:  19th September, 2024  
E-poster Platform Goes Online: 25th September, 2024 
All those interested in presenting abstracts at the Scientific Meeting of the International Confocal Group are invited to submit their work as ePoster to the Program Committee for review. The 6 best ePoster abstracts will also go for Oral Presentation during the session mentioned in the scientific program. The presenting author must be a member of the ICG – International Confocal Group.  Authors must be registered for the Meeting before 19th September, 2024 in order to present their work. 
Please read the following submission rules carefully before submitting an abstract: 

      • Abstracts must be submitted via this website only. Abstracts submitted by e-mail will not be accepted. 
      • Abstracts must be received by the announced deadline. Abstracts received after the deadline will not be considered. 
      • A “blind” selection process will be used. No identifying features such as names of hospitals, medical schools, clinics or cities may be listed in the title or text of the abstract. Do not include the names of authors either. Their names and affiliations (institutions) will be registered separately when submitting the abstract online.  
      • The title should be as brief as possible but long enough to clearly indicate the nature of the study. Abbreviations must not be used in the title. The title should not be written entirely in capital letters (e.g. NOT LIKE THIS). 
      • Encore abstracts will be accepted unless they have been published in scientific journals. 
      • Please structure the abstract as follows:  
        Introduction & Objectives: Describe the background and the purpose of the study 
        Materials & Methods: Describe the material and methods used to design the study 
        Results: Describe your results in a logical sequence 
        Conclusions: Emphasise new and important aspects of the study and conclusions that are drawn from them   
      • The text should not exceed 500 words (excluding title, authors bibliograpy and key words). The submission program will automatically calculate the size of your abstract and will not allow submissions that do not fit in the size requirements. 
      • The maximum number of authors per abstract is unlimited 
      • Upload attachments are permitted under the following criteria: 
        – Maximum size allowed: 2MB 
        – File extensions allowed: pdf 
        – Number of files allowed: 3 
      • All abstracts must be submitted and presented in clear English with accurate grammar and spelling of a quality suitable for publication. Abstracts will not be edited by the Congress Secretariat prior to publication, therefore please check the grammar and spelling carefully. 
      • Use generic names. The use of commercial drug names, brands and registered trademarks are strictly prohibited. Drugs should be referred to by the active substance or pharmacological designation. 
      • No mention of pharmaceutical company names should be included in the abstract.  

      Patient Privacy /Clinical Photography 
      Photographs should at all times protect the privacy and identity of the subject. Eyes should be blacked out. The source of the photographs must also be declared if not the property of the presenter. This is to prevent the use of photographic material without permission. 

      E-Poster Presentation 
      All accepted abstracts will be presented as e-Posters and will be viewed during the meeting either via the Meeting’s Virtual platform.  

      Registration & ICG Membership 
      The presenting author must be a member of the ICG – International Confocal Group, otherwise the abstract will not be reviewed and waived from the programme. Authors must be registered for the Meeting before 19th September, 2024 in order for their abstract to be presented

Submit your abstract here