Rules of Submission

  • You should submit all contributions through the online system. Abstracts sent by post or email will not be accepted. 
  • Presenting authors of abstracts must be registered and paid participants. 
  • Registration and payment for the conference must immediately occur after the author is informed that the contribution is accepted for presentation. If registration is not made after the author is notified, we will remove the abstract from the system. 
  • The Programme Committee will endeavour to schedule abstracts according to authors' preferences but reserves the right to decide on the final form of presentation.
  • Abstracts must be original. Formerly presented abstracts cannot be accepted.
  • The presenting author is required to ensure that all co-authors are aware of the abstract's content before submission.
  • EIP requires you to agree to surrender any copyright over the abstract as submitted for inclusion in the Abstract Book as a submission condition.
  • Abstracts will be published as they are uploaded in the online system's relevant abstract field and not based on any submitted attachments in doc or PDF format.  
  • All abstracts must be submitted and presented in clear English with accurate grammar and spelling of a quality suitable for publication. Please use the various tools available online to check your abstract's grammar and spelling or ask the help of a native English speaker colleague. 
  • Abstracts stating "data will be discussed in the presentation" will NOT be accepted.
  • Abstract submitters will be required to disclose any conflict of interest in the submission form. The presentations are for scientific purposes only and should not be used for any commercial gain or purpose. To this end, if you have received financial support from a commercial company relating to the preparation of your abstract, this should be disclosed. 
  • We ask that brand names of commercial products be avoided unless they are essential to the content and the presentation's scientific findings. Whilst the name of Companies associated with the research should be divulged there should be no use of commercial logos.

Abstract Type and Structure

As soon as you enter the system, you will be asked to choose whether you wish to present it as an ORAL or POSTER presentation. 
When preparing your abstract, follow the structure below depending on which type describes your abstract's nature irrespectively, whether presented as an Oral or Poster presentation. 

Clinical Audit, Prospective Survey, Clinical Study

Required information: (1) Background, (2) Methods, (3) Results, (4) Conclusions. Accepted submissions of this type will be included as a 10 min presentation in one of the moderated Oral Presentations Sessions of the Program (based on selected topic/specialty) 

Literature Review or Guideline Review

Required information: (1) Background and Objective, (2) Methods, (3) Learning Points Discussion. Accepted submissions of this type will be included as a 10 min presentation in one of the moderated Oral Presentations Sessions of the Program (based on selected topic/specialty) 

Case Report or Case Series 

Description of one or more cases providing useful learnings for clinicians. Required information: (1) Background, (2) Case Presentation Summary, (3) Learning Points Discussion.

Abstract Topic Selection

Please choose one or more of the below topics for your submission. The Topic will affect the inclusion of the abstract in the relative specialty conference tracks.

Submission Guidelines 

Before you submit your abstract, please prepare the following information:
  • If the submitting and the presenter are the same, please use exactly the same name and email when updating the presenter's details. 
  • If the submitting author is a different person from the presenter, then expect that we will create a system account for the presenter at a later stage so that he will be able to have access to his certificate of presentation after the meeting. 
  • Please add all required details for all authors (name, email, affiliation). We won't accept contributions that include authors without their email addresses.  
  • Please ensure you tick the box for the presenting author. An abstract might have more than one presenter, but each presenter must be a registered delegate for the conference.
  • Abstract title – limited to 25 words typed in lowercase letters.
  • Abstract text word limit to 400 words. The 400 words limit does not include the abstract title and the authors' names or affiliations. You should not add details of authors in the abstract field.
  • Tables and Images: You can add one table/figure per abstract. Please mark in your abstract's text where a table, a diagram or a photo should be inserted and upload them as attachments in one of the system's accepted formats (doc, pdf, jpeg, png). Please note that images/tables may be resized to fit in the final material.
  • Use only standard abbreviations. Place unique or unusual abbreviations in parentheses after the full word appears the first time.
  • Use generic names of drugs and express numbers as numerals where possible. The presentation must be balanced and contain no commercial content.
  • Submissions may not contain patient names, hospital ID numbers or other identifying information.
  • Click on the SUBMIT button at the end of the process to submit your abstract. 
  • You will receive an abstract ID number via email after you have submitted your abstract. Please refer to this abstract number in all correspondence regarding the abstract. Please contact us if you have not received confirmation that your abstract has been submitted, having first checked your spam folder.
  • Please do not submit multiple copies of the same abstract.