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Guidelines

CALL FOR ORAL / POSTER PRESENTATIONS - ONLINE SUBMISSION ONLY

The Emirates Diabetes Society is proud to announce the 7th Emirates Diabetes & Endocrine Congress. The Scientific Committee invites individuals to submit abstracts for oral and poster presentations.

Research Reports

Abstracts must contain original scientific data collected by the author(s). All reports must be based on work that has already been completed. No studies "in progress" will be accepted. Any established research design or method may be used.

Submission of Poster Presentations

Format

Language: All abstracts are to be written in English. The Scientific Committee reserves the right to edit abstracts where the English structure makes comprehension difficult.
Submission: All abstracts must be submitted via the abstract portal on the website. This should be limited to a maximum of 500 words and should include the following:

  • Title of abstract
  • Names and contact details of author(s) {organization, city /country, email, phone numbers, fax numbers and mailing address}. Please indicate the name of the presenter/s clearly and provide a 3 line biography of the author/s with your abstract.
  • The abstract must include the following headings clearly: Purpose, Relevance, Participants, Methods, Analysis, Results, and Conclusions. (Please provide evidence of ethical approval and funding acknowledgements if any)
  • You will be notified of receipt of your abstract by email. If you do not receive an email within two weeks of submittal or have any additional queries please contact, email: edec@mci-group.com

Important Dates:

30 December 2016 - Early bird registration deadline
15 January 2017 - Last date for submission of abstract

Selection Criteria

Abstracts will be evaluated through a blind review process and scored based upon the following criteria:

  • Relevance to the conference topics
  • Relevance / interest to the physiotherapy community
  • Scientific merit of research ( including methodological rigor and contemporary contribution to knowledge)
  • Quality, clarity and completeness of abstracts

Poster Presentation Specifications:

  • Information should be summarized using brief written statements, graphic materials, such as photographs, charts, graphs, and diagrams mounted on standard size poster boards (84 cm X 110 cm), pins or other mounting materials will be supplied.
  • Authors must prepare all posters beforehand in a form enabling easy mounting.
  • Poster orientation must be portrait. Clear labels must be used for each section of the poster. Text should be of sufficient size for easy reading at a distance of 1.5 meter (between 16-20 points).
  • Title must be displayed clearly at the top of the poster and should include the names of the author(s) and the institution(s) of origin

Display and Presentation:

  • Poster presenters are responsible for mounting and taking down their poster during the conference.
  • Designated times for poster presentations will be incorporated into the conference.
  • Poster presenters should be available to discuss their posters with the conference participants during these periods and during the coffee breaks.
  • Depending upon the number of poster presentations accepted, posters may be on display throughout the conference

Terms and Conditions

  • The Scientific Committee reserves the right to make the final decision about the abstract acceptance and its scheduling into the program based on topics and time constraints.
  • The language of the conference is English.
  • All abstracts must be prepared using the poster presentation submission guidelines.
  • Each presenter may submit a maximum of two (2) abstracts.
  • Each abstract submission must indicate if the material was published or presented in any prior conferences or if it received any awards
  • All presenters must register to attend the conference within a maximum of 1 week of acceptance of the abstract and be present at the time of the conference.
  • A certificate of appreciation will be given to all the presenters to honor their presentation.
  • Presenters must not use the session as a marketing opportunity for products\equipment
  • Fee or payment of travel /living expenses or registration charges will not be provided.

WE LOOK FORWARD TO RECEIVING YOUR ABSTRACTS!

Registration

Early Bird
USD $400
December 30th, 2016 Physician
USD $300
*Residents, Nurses
Medical Students & Interns
Late
USD $450
February 13th, 2017 Physician
USD $350
*Residents, Nurses
Medical Students & Interns
ON SITE
USD $450
16th - 18th Feb Physician
USD $350
*Residents, Nurses
Medical Students & Interns

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About EDEC

Emirates Diabetes & Endocrine Congress (EDEC) is organized by Emirates Diabetes Society. EDEC is the region's premier platform to update attendees on the recent advances in the ever-changing field of diabetes and endocrine diseases.

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MCI Middle East
United Arab Emirates
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