Call for Abstracts The deadline for submitting an abstract has been extended to January 1st. Important dates August 15, 2019Call for abstract openJanuary 1st, 2020Deadline abstract submissionFebruary 1st, 2020Notification of acceptance or rejection Abstract Submission Guidelines Submission deadline Abstracts should be submitted at the latest on January 1st, 2020. Language Abstracts must be written and presented in English. Title Use a concise descriptive title that indicates the content of the abstract. Commercial trade names for drugs, devices, products and services may NOT be used in the title. Authors Names and surnames for each author must be provided. Do not include degrees or titles. Affiliations Each author should be listed by institution, city, and country. Use initials ad given name, like the example below: Formatting Abstracts should not exceed 350 words. Abstract that are not written in understandable English will be rejected and/or returned to the author(s) for revision. The body of the abstract text must be formatted with the following sub-headings as appropriate. Each sub-heading should begin on a new line, and followed by a colon and space (: ). The text for each sub-section should begin immediately after the colon and space. Drugs, devices, products, and services should be identified by generic name only within the abstract. Data must be given in units (International metric system is preferred). Layout structure The format of the abstract should be: Background, Objective, Methods, Results and Conclusions. Please see the example below: Topics Abstracts will be classified into thematic areas. Please indicate the appropriate topic classification to which your abstract belongs. – Clinical / epidemiology – Occupational – Treatment – Prevention / education – Immunology and chemistry – Genetics Registration Please note that all abstract submitters should register for the conference. In case your abstract is rejected, you can cancel your registration free of charge. Submit your abstract online Submitting an abstract online has never been easier! Please follow the the instructions below. Step 1 – Make an account The software we use is called AbstractWiz. Click on the button below to set up an account. Start online abstract submission Attention! The confirmation messages of the abstract submission tool may end up in the spam folder. Please check it too! Step 2 – Add your abstract After filling in your details, you can add an abstract by clicking the green button “Add Abstract”. When adding an author, there is a field “Organisation”. Please fill in the name of your institute, the department and the city here. When you have completed the form, you can click the green “Submit” button to save your data. Step 3 – Submit your abstract for review When the abstract is finalised, please click the green button “Submit for Review” to send it to the abstract committee. You will receive a message about acceptance or rejection at the latest on February 1st, 2020. Step 4 – Register for the conference Please register for the conference by clicking the red button below. In case your abstract is rejected, you can cancel your registration free of charge. I would like to register for the ESCD 2020 Congress!