ABSTRACT SUBMISSION GUIDELINES

NONE OF THE SUBMITTED ABSTRACTS FOR 2020 WILL BE CARRIED OVER TO 2021. YOU WILL HAVE TO RESUBMIT.

If you have submitted an abstract for the 2020 Congress, you are welcome to resubmit the same abstract; submit an updated abstract; or submit a new abstract for the 2021 Congress.

Download the Abstract Submission Form here

There will be two rounds of abstract submissions for the 2021 Congress:

Abstract Submission Round 1

  • Abstract submissions open – 7 September 2020
  • Abstract submission deadline – 1 November 2020
  • Decision of scientific programme committee to be announced –                  20 November 2020
  • Super-early registration & payment – 20 January 2021

Abstract Submission Round 2

  • Abstract submissions open – 7 September 2020
  • Abstract submission deadline – 5 March 2021
  • Decision of scientific programme committee to be announced –                    8 April 2021
  • Early registration & payment – 1 June 2021
  • Abstracts can be submitted for consideration either as oral or poster presentations. Please adhere to the instructions on the form.
  • Delegates wishing to submit more than one abstract must please complete a separate form for each abstract.
  • Please submit your abstracts, on the abstract form, to the Congress Organisers through e-mail to Corné Engelbrecht at corne@savetcon.co.za.
  • Abstracts can be submitted for consideration either as oral or poster presentations. Please adhere to the instructions on the form.
  • Delegates wishing to submit more than one abstract must please complete a separate form for each abstract.
  • Abstracts are limited to 250 words.
  • Include 3-5 keywords.
  • Please ensure that the e-mail addresses as submitted are correct as these addresses will be used in all correspondence and acceptance notifications.
  • Late submissions will not be considered.
  • Oral presentations will be allocated 10 minutes plus 5 minutes for questions.
  • Poster sessions form an integral part of the congress, and posters will be displayed on poster boards for the duration of the congress. Poster presenters are requested to stand at their posters during tea breaks.
  • Poster Size: A0 – 841mm(w) x 1189mm(h)

DOWNLOAD ABSTRACT SUBMISSION FORM HERE

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