Abstract Submission

IMPORTANT DATES

Abstract Submission is Closed

  • Call for abstract submission: 28th February 2020
  • Abstract submission (Deadline Extended): 30th June 2020
  • Abstract acceptance notification: 15th July 2020
  • Payment deadline for accepted abstracts: 1st August 2020
  • Conference: 14th August 2020 to 16th August 2020

ABSTRACT SUBMISSION GUIDELINES

  1. Please read the instructions carefully, as abstracts submitted not according to these instructions will not be accepted.
  2. Abstracts can only be submitted via email to the conference secretariat at abstract@msconference2020.com. Abstract sent by post or fax WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED. Delegate may submit more than ONE abstract (please use the same email address).
  3. Your abstract will appear in print as submitted. Please ensure you check your data carefully before submitting.
  4. An acknowledgement email will be sent to you once you have successfully submitted your abstracts.
  5. Please contact the Congress Secretariat at abstract@msconference2020.com if you do not receive the acknowledgement letter.
  6. Please do not submit multiple copies of the same abstract. If you need to edit your abstract, kindly contact the conference secretariat at abstract@msconference2020.com
  7. All submitted abstracts will undergo a peer-review process by a panel of expert reviewers. Accepted abstracts will be selected for either oral or poster presentation. The MSC 2020 Scientific Committee reserves the right to re-categorise any accepted abstract to their relevant tracks. The decision of the committee is final and irrevocable. All accepted abstracts will be uploaded to the conference website.
  8. Authors will be notified of the method of presentation, which will be decided by the MSC 2020 Scientific Committee. Scheduling details and guidelines for the final preparation of accepted presentation will be included with the notification of acceptance.
  9. Abstract submitters will be informed of the status of their abstracts once the reviewing process is completed.
  10. Judges’ decisions are final. No appeal will be entertained.

ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA

  1. Abstract submission is open to both local and international delegates.
  2. There is a maximum submission of not more than 2 abstracts by each individual.
  3. All abstracts submitted must be in English.
  4. Once an abstract is selected, at least one of the authors of the poster MUST register for the conference. Payment for conference registration should reach the Conference Secretariat before 01 August 2020 to ensure that your abstracts will be accepted.
  5. Abstracts submitted must follow the abstract submission guidelines, instructions and required information as stated. The MSC 2020 Scientific Committee reserves the rights to disqualify the abstract if any needs are not met.
  6. For further details on registration, fees and payments for the conference, kindly visit https://msconference2020.com/
  7. Abstracts that have been previously presented in other conferences or recently published can be submitted but will be subjected to the reviewing process to determine their acceptance. Authors must supply details of the previous presentation/publications during submission. These abstracts will not be considered for Best Poster/Oral Awards.

Nature of Award

Certificates and cash award will be given to Top 3 Best Poster Presentation & Top 3 Best Oral Presentation. This is not renewable. It is the prerogative of the awardee to decide on the disbursement of the monetary award to other authors of the winning paper.

SUBMISSION INSTRUCTIONS

  • Presentation: Select your presentation type: Poster Presentation or Oral Presentation
  • Category: Select the category which BEST describes the content of your abstract. Categories are used for reviewing and indexing purposes.
    1) Clinical
    2) Non-Clinical

Abstract title:

The title is limited to 120 characters excluding spaces and should be brief and relevant. Special characters should NOT be used in your title but spelt out instead (e.g. α should be written as alpha, β as beta). Only use standard abbreviations and generic drug names in the title. Capitalise each word in the title.

Names and Institution of Authors:

Presenting author’s name must be underlined. Please include the names and affiliations of each author.

Abstract body:

  • Structure: The abstract should have the following sub-headings: - Introduction, Methods, Results, and Conclusion.
  • Layout: Please fill in according to the sections provided. Do not include graphs, tables or illustrations in the abstract.
  • Word count: The abstract is limited to 300 words.
  • Only commonly accepted abbreviations should be used (e.g. OGTT, IGT, ACEI). Less widely recognised abbreviations may be used if introduced on first usage (e.g. ambulatory blood pressure monitoring, ABPM).
  • Only approved and generic (non-proprietary) drug names should be used.

Please ensure that your abstract does not contain spelling, grammatical or scientific errors, as it will be uploaded in the website exactly as submitted.