UltraPath XXI Abstract and E-Poster Submissions – Instructions to Authors.

Please note: There is no facility at the conference for exhibiting printed posters.

Instructions for Abstracts

  1. Abstracts must not exceed 200 words (excluding title, authors and institution).
  2. Abstracts must be typed in English, using a 12 point font with single line spacing, in a Microsoft Word document.
  3. Capitalise each word in the abstract title.
  4. Underline the presenting author only. Do not include titles or degrees.
  5. Include your institution / affiliation and country.
  6. Abstracts must be structured:
    • Headings for studies are Background, Aim, Methods, Results and Discussion
    • Headings for case reports are Background, Case Report, Discussion
    • Headings for general presentations / reviews / updates are Background, Discussion
  7. A maximum of 3 references.
  8. Name your Word file using the following format: First author SURNAME ddmmyy

Instructions for E-Posters

  1. E-Posters to be submitted as a PDF file
  2. Portrait orientation, A3 size, 297mm wide x 420 mm height
  3. Maximum file size shall not exceed 5MB
  4. Avoid dark backgrounds as they are hard to read on screen
  5. We advise constructing the poster in PowerPoint or similar presentation software, set the page size to A3, orientation to portrait, export as pdf

Our friend and colleague who is part of the organising committee, Dr Amanda Charlton, has created this helpful guide for writing abstracts:
Learning Resource to Support Authors in Abstract Writing