28-29 September 2020
Universität Heidelberg
Europe/Berlin timezone

Abstract submission

Rules for submitting an abstract

  1. The presenting author is required to ensure that all co-authors are aware of the content of the abstract before submission.

  2. The presenting author must be listed as the first author.

  3. Submitted abstracts should include non-published data.

  4. Abstracts previously presented will not be accepted.

  5. All abstracts should 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 specific publications office (or other similar facility) or by a copy editor, prior to submission.

  6. You may submit more than 1 abstract. However, presenters that are accepted for oral presentation will be permitted to give only 1 oral presentation. Additional accepted abstracts will therefore be poster only.

  7. Please note the submitting author will receive all correspondence about the abstract so we advise that the submitting author details that are entered are the same details as those of the presenting author.​

  8. Your abstract is not successfully submitted until you receive a confirmation e-mail after clicking the final submit button. If you do not receive a confirmation e-mail, please contact us (sandra.casula@dkfz.de / j.seco@dkfz.de).

Abstract submission guidelines

Before you begin, please prepare the following information:

  1. Presenting author's contact details (should be the same details as the submitting author so that the presenting author receives the correspondence about the abstract)

    • Email address

    • Full postal address

    • Phone number

  2. Author and co-authors' details

    • Full first and family name(s)

    • Affiliation details: department, institution / hospital, city, state (if relevant), country

  3. Abstract title - limited to 120 characters

  4. Abstract text – limited to 300 words. (References are not obligatory and word count is affected by inclusion of references.)

  5. Submitted abstracts – The submission form allows you to change your abstract until the abstract submission deadline. Please note that abstracts must be SUBMITTED before the deadline in order to be sent to review for inclusion in the Program Committee.

Abstract submitters declaration

During abstract submission you will be asked to declare the following:

  1. I confirm that I previewed this abstract and that all information is correct. I accept that the content of this abstract cannot be modified or corrected after final submission and I am aware that it will be published as submitted.

  2. Submission of the abstract constitutes the consent of all authors to publication (e.g. Conference website, programs, other promotions, etc.)

  3. The Abstract Submitter warrants and represents that no part of the information and content provided by him/her (Hereafter: the "Content") to the Organizers of the event (Hereafter: the "Organizers"), nor the publication of any such Content by the Organizers, on the internet or otherwise infringes any third party rights, including but not limited to privacy rights and/or intellectual property rights.

  4. The Abstract Submitter grants the Organizers a copyright license to reproduce, publish, translate, distribute, and display the text of the Content on a royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable nonexclusive basis.

  5. I herewith confirm that the contact details saved in this system are those of the presenting author, who will be notified about the status of the abstract. The presenting author is responsible for informing the other authors about the status of the abstract.

  6. I understand that the presenting author must be a registered participant.

  7. The Organizers reserve the right to remove from publication and/or presentation an abstract which does not comply with the above.

  8. I understand that I must select a specific "Track" for my abstract allocation. Although the Program Committee will work hard to honor this selection, this cannot be guaranteed. The Program Committee reserves the right to change the Track under which the abstract was originally submitted.

Conflict of interest and ethical approval

You will be asked to declare that you have received ethical approval for your study (if relevant), and you will be requested to confirm that you will declare any conflict of interests in your presentation at the congress

 

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