On behalf of the Organising Committee of the 57th Annual Meeting of the Association for European Paediatric and Congenital Cardiology (AEPC 2024), we would like to thank you for submitting your work as an abstract.
The online submission and evaluation process is administered by Kenes M+, the Meeting Organising Secretariat.
Please take a moment to read the below guidelines before submitting your abstract:
ABSTRACT SUBMISSION GUIDELINES
Accepted abstracts will be published in the "Cardiology in the Young (CitY) Journal". By submitting an abstract, the authors consent in giving AEPC permission to publish their abstracts in the abstract publication, supplement of the official Journal of the AEPC, the Cardiology in the Young (CiTY) Journal.
Since there will be no editing process on the abstracts, the authors are required to avoid any typing errors, misordering of the authors, wrong spelling/writing about the institutions, etc.
ABSTRACT PREPARATION AND SUBMISSION ON THE SYSTEM
STEP 1 - Presentation Options
Topic/Sub-Topic: A main topic that is relevant for your abstract must be selected during Step 1 of the submission process. The Scientific Committee reserves the right to change the topics during the abstract assessment process.
- Oral presentation
- Poster presentation
- Moderated poster presentation
- No preference
The Scientific Committee reserves the right to change the presentation type according to the requirements of the scientific programme.
STEP 2 - Institution Information
The institution(s) of the authors should be indicated fully with the “department” and “institution” names while avoiding any abbreviations such as Dept., Univ., Inst., Hosp., etc.
STEP 3 - Author Information
First, middle and last names of all the authors must be fully indicated correctly and in the right order. Please pay attention to match the institutions to the right authors, and make sure that you select the “presenting author” correctly.
STEP 4 - Presenting Author Information
Please enter the presenting author’s contact information correctly.
STEP 5 - Abstract Title
An abstract must have a short, specific title (containing no abbreviations) that indicates the nature of the investigation.
STEP 6 - Abstract
Abstract Body: Abstract body should not exceed 350 words. The title of the abstract, authors, institutions and keywords are not included in this limit, and those should not be entered in this section.
Background and Aim: Clearly state the purpose of the abstract.
Methods: Describe your selection of observations or experimental subjects clearly.
Results: Present your results in a logical sequence in text, table and illustrations.
Conclusions: Emphasize new and important aspects of the study (perhaps as a discussion section) and the conclusions that are drawn from them.
STEP 7 - Keywords
Keywords should not be included in any of the sections of the abstract body, and written only in the section dedicated for keywords.
STEP 8 - Additional Files
Images, tables, diagrams and graphs are allowed.
STEP 9 - Preview & Check
The submitting authors are required to preview the abstract at this step and confirm the preview at this step.
STEP 10 - Submit to the Committee
Some questions about profession, career level, and possible award applications are being asked at this step. It is required to answer all questions before submitting your abstract. Please select/check your answer and then click on the “Choose” button for each one.
When the submission process is finalised, you will see your abstract under the heading "Submitted Abstracts". If your abstract is not seen there, please kindly turn back and check the steps of your submission. Please be aware that the Scientific Committee will not receive "Not-Submitted Abstracts" and these therefore CANNOT be taken into consideration in the abstract evaluation process.
REVIEW PROCESS AND ACCEPTANCE LETTERS
All submitted abstracts will be scored and pass through a review process after the submission closes. The notification letters about acceptance of the abstracts will be sent in January 2024.
REGISTRATION OF ABSTRACT PRESENTERS
The presenting author(s) must be registered for the Annual Meeting latest by January 29, 2024, which is the registration deadline for abstract presenters.
The abstracts of unregistered presenting authors who do not complete registration (including payment) by this deadline will be removed from the final programme and all publications, including the CitY (Cardiology in the Young) Journal.
Thank you for submitting your work for consideration. Please contact us directly at firstname.lastname@example.org, should you have any specific inquiries.
The extended abstract submission system will close by the deadline Monday, November 27, 2023, by 23:59 Portugal time (GMT +1). Please make sure to check your time difference to determine the submission deadline according to your local time.