Abstract Submission is now closed.
We would like to thank all authors who contributed their abstracts!
1.1 Publication of abstracts
All accepted abstracts for EFRR 2019 are citable and will be published in the conference abstract book with an ISBN. In addition to print, all accepted abstracts will be published online at German Medical Science website (www.egms.de) according to the principles of open access.
1.2 General information
1.3 Terms and Conditions
By submitting an abstract all presenters agree to the following terms and conditions:
1.4 Abstract guidelines
The abstract text is limited to 1,800 characters, including spaces (~250 words). Only text can be included; tables and figures cannot be included.
All information should be entered into their dedicated fields in the template.
All abstracts (whether oral or poster presentation) must be written in English.
Title: The title should be typed in lower case (not in capitals), and should not exceed 20 words. The title should clearly define the topic. If your abstract represents work in progress, please add [Work In Progress] to the title.
Authors and Affiliations: Enter the first name, last name and affiliation of all authors in the field provided for the authors. In case of multiple authorship, the first named author will be the presenting author. Please fill in the authors´ details as follows: First name Last name1, First name Last name2, 1Affiliation/Organisation, Country; 2Affiliation/Organisation, Country etc.
All abstracts (oral or poster) should follow the format below, except [Work in Progress], where the Results and Discussion and Conclusions sections may be omitted depending on the status of the work:
References: should be listed in the separate box provided in the abstract submission template. A maximum of 3 references should be used, which should be presented in Vancouver Style.
Conflict of Interest: The submitting author of an abstract is requested to declare any potential conflicts of interest for all authors during abstract submission. Examples of potential conflicts of interest include employment, consultancies, stockownership, honoraria, paid expert testimony, patent applications/registrations, and grants or other funding.
Abstract Topic*: You will need to select at least one option from the list provided.
Abstract Type: You will need to select one option from the list provided.
Preferred mode of presentation: Please indicate your preference for an oral or poster presentation. Please note the following: Work in Progress may only be submitted as a poster. The EFRR Scientific Committee reserves the right to make the final decision with regards to the mode of presentation of abstracts that have been accepted. You will need to select one option from the list provided.
Submission of similar abstracts to Reha-Kolloquium: Theoretically, it is possible to submit the same abstract to both the EFRR congress (in English) and the Reha-Kolloquium (in German, www.reha-kolloquium.de/kurzbeitrag). However, the identical content cannot be accepted for both sub-congresses. In case the reviewers of both sub-congresses are in favour of the submission, the abstract will be accepted for the EFRR congress only. You will need to declare submission of similar abstracts.
1.5 Instructions for Abstract Submission
• Online submission will open on 26 September 2018.
• Before 26 September 2018, abstracts can be submitted via e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org in .doc or .docx format. Authors must strictly follow the “Abstract Guidelines” (see above).
Please specify in your e-mail the required information on:
The deadline to submit an abstract by e-mail is 25 September 2018. Abstracts sent by mail or fax will not be accepted.
• From 26 September 2018 all abstracts must be submitted through the online submission system, using the EFRR 2019 Abstract template, which is available through the “Submit Your Abstract” button. (open soon)
• Please use the presenting author’s contact details when submitting your abstract to facilitate communication regarding the abstract submission and review process.
• If you are having difficulty creating an account and signing in please contact email@example.com
• If you have any questions about the submission process, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org
• The deadline for abstract submission is 5 November 2018.