Call For Papers 2021

Call For Papers 2021

  • 13th April 2021

TERMS AND CONDITIONS

Account Set-Up Instructions

• Please create ONE account only

• An author can submit a maximum of one abstract per abstract type

• All abstracts MUST be submitted in the presenting author’s name

• On completion of your abstract submission, you will be sent an automated confirmation email. Please check your junk folder if you do not immediately receive this email

• You must use the same email address for submitting an abstract as you will use for registering for the Virtual Congress (registration to open in May)

• If a Poster/Case Report is accepted for display/presentation, the Presenter must undertake to display/present

• Presenter must be a registered delegate at the 12th EuCornea Congress and pay all applicable fees.

• All abstracts selected will be posted online at www.eucornea.org and will appear exactly as submitted

 

2 ABSTRACT SUBMISSION TYPES

  • CASE REPORT/PRESENTATION
  • POSTERS
 
 

Abstracts will be considered on the following themes:

  • Corneal Transplantation & Keratoprosthesis
  • Ocular Surface & Tear Film
  • Infections and Inflammation
  • Keratoconus and Collagen Cross Linking
  • Lens and Corneal Refractive Surgery : Corneal Complications
  • Pterygium and limbal stem cell failure
  • Imaging
 
 

All submitted Poster abstracts must be in English and follow the structured format:

Title – max 250 characters
Purpose – max 100 words
Setting – max 50 words
Methods – max 100 words
Results – max 100 words
Conclusions – max 100 words
Financial Disclosure of all authors

 

All submitted case report abstracts must be in English and follow the structured format:

Title – max 250 characters
Purpose – max 100 words
Setting – max 50 words
Report of case – max 300 words
Conclusion/Take home message – max 150 word

 

ABSTRACT FORMAT

  • 7 co-authors will be permitted per abstract – no more
  • Submitters can edit their abstracts up to the deadline by logging back into the Call for Papers section online
  • References and credits cannot be included as part of an abstract
  • Formulae should, in general, be avoided
  • Indicate whether the presenting author or any co-author has a financial interest in the subject matter or receives money from any mentioned company. (mention on first slide of presentation)
  • The organisers will not accept any responsibility for abstracts that have been submitted incorrectly
 

 

RELEVANT INFORMATION

All abstracts will be reviewed, graded and accepted or rejected by the Programme Committee. The Committee reserves the right to determine whether a submission is accepted as an oral presentation or for e-poster display.

20 high scoring presented posters will be selected for presentation at the Virtual Congress and allocated 4 minutes. All other accepted poster will be in the format of electronic posters. In order to have their poster displayed, all poster authors must be registered delegates.

10 high scoring Case Presentations will be selected for presentation at the Virtual Congress and allocated 8 minutes. All other accepted case reports will be in the format of electronic posters. In order to have their poster displayed, all poster authors must be registered delegates.

Abstracts will be considered from vision scientists only if they work in an academic setting and have an ophthalmologist as a co-author. Abstracts from company staff will not be accepted.

If you choose to submit an abstract, we will use your personal details to keep you updated on its status including whether it has been accepted for presentation at the virtual annual congress and will be sent to a third party Audio Visual Company (CTI) in order for them to contact you in relation to uploading your presentation

Copyright for speakers:

1. I confirm that I own all of the material used and/or obtained the right to include the third parties material in the presentation.

2. I guarantee that the presentation does not infringe the intellectual property rights of any third parties

Please tick box to agree to terms and conditions
I understand that as the presenter I must register and attend the Annual Congress if the abstract is accepted.