Call For Papers 2023

  • 23rd November 2022

TERMS AND CONDITIONS

Deadline: 15th February 2023, 23.59 GMT

Guidelines for Authors

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 Barcelona Congress (registration to open in January 2023)

• If a Free Paper/Poster/Case Report is accepted for display/presentation, the Presenter must undertake to display/present live in Barcelona

• Presenter must be a registered delegate at the 14th EuCornea Congress and pay all applicable fees.

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

ABSTRACT SUBMISSION TYPES

· FREE PAPERS

· CASE REPORTS

· 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

ABSTRACT FORMAT

All submitted Free Paper and 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

· 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.

Free Papers accepted for presentation at the Barcelona Congress will be allocated 6 minutes. All authors of accepted Free Papers must be present in Barcelona and a registered delegate of the Congress.

A selection of high scoring posters will be selected for presentation at the Barcelona Congress. All presented poster authors must be present in Barcelona and a registered delegate of the Congress. All other accepted posters will be in the format of electronic posters. In order to have their poster displayed electronically, all poster authors must be registered delegates.

A selection of high scoring Case Presentations will be invited for presentation at the Barcelona Congress. Presented Case Report authors must be present in Barcelona and a registered delegate of the Conference. All other accepted case reports will be in the format of electronic posters. In order to have their poster displayed electronically, all poster authors must be registered delegates.

Abstracts will be considered from vision scientists only if they work is 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 Barcelona Congress and will be sent to a third party Audio Visual Company 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

I understand that as the presenter I must register and attend the Annual Congress if the abstract is accepted.

Please tick the boxes to agree to terms and conditions