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Call for Abstract

The online abstract submission is reopened for late submission. Deadline of late submission is 15 March 2017.

Abstracts are invited for presentations on the following topics. Oral, poster or video presentations will be
selected among the submitted abstracts.

  1. Obstetrics           
    1.1 Fetal Medicine
    1.2 Perinatal Medicine and General Obstetrics
    1.3 Maternal Medicine
    1.4 Midwifery and Nursing Care
  2. Gynaecology
    2.1 General Gynaecology
    2.2 Gynae-oncology
    2.3 Minimally Invasive Surgery
    2.4 Reproductive Medicine
    2.5 Urogynaecology

Prizes
There will be Best Oral and Best Poster Presentation Awards in Obstetrics or Gynaecology.

Important Dates
Closing date for abstract submission: 15 February 2017
Notification of acceptance for presentation: March-April 2017
Deadline for registration of abstract presenters: 1 May 2017

Abstract Submission
Presenters will be notified about the Scientific Committee’s decision (acceptance or rejection) in writing by email. 
The Scientific Committee’s decision is final regarding:

  • Whether an abstract has been accepted or rejected.
  • The mode of presentation offered.
  • The date and time of the presentation offered.

Registration for the conference is a requirement for ALL presenters and a pre-requisite to an abstract being reproduced within the conference programme.

Criteria for abstract selection

  1. All abstracts must be submitted online.
  2. Authors can submit more than one paper.
  3. Accepted abstracts will be published in the Journal of Obstetrics & Gynaecology Research (JOGR) - the official journal of the AOFOG and Japan Society of Obstetrics & Gynaecology
  4. Papers must not have been published elsewhere.
  5. Abstracts must be submitted in English.
  6. Material presented in abstracts must be concise and coherent, with the focus on the abstract stated clearly.
  7. The authors must make explicit what they intend to present.
  8. Relevant contextual information must be given.
  9. All abstracts must be written in English. Upon submission, authors will receive a confirmation by email. Please ensure that your email address is correct at the time of submission. It is therefore incumbent upon the author to ensure that the spelling, grammar, and syntax are of an academic publishing standard.
  10. Abstracts for posters and concurrent presentations up to three references may be cited and these must be provided using the Harvard referencing system.
  11. The Organizing Committee reserves the right to select and assign the abstracts relevant to the sessions for oral or poster presentation. All presenting authors of the abstracts (oral, poster or video) are required to register and pay for the registration fee by the deadline. Failure to do so will result in exclusion from the final programme.
  12. All accepted abstracts would be published in the final programme of the Congress only upon receipt of registration fees in full.
  13. Abstract Format
    • Word limit: The abstract text must be no more than 300 words.
    • Title: Abstract title must be in initial capital/ lower case, e.g. The online abstract submission. The title should be brief and descriptive.
    • Author information. Author and co-author names, institutions, cities and countries are to be typed in appropriate boxes and NOT in the content of the abstract. Please include family / last name and initials of author(s) and do NOT include degrees or professional titles (Dr, PhD, Prof, MD, etc.).
    • Content. Each abstract must contain sufficient details for evaluation. Make the abstract as informative as possible. Clearly indicate the aims and conclusions supported by data. Results stated in the abstracts must be complete (though concise) and final. Organize the body of the abstract as follows: (a) Introduction; (b) Objectives; (c) Methodology / process ; (d) Results /outcomes and (e) Conclusion
    • Use standard abbreviations and generic drug names. Place unusual abbreviations or acronyms in parentheses after first use.  Graphic in content is NOT acceptable.