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Arthroscopy and Sports Medicine
Minimally Invasive Surgery
Dates & deadlines
Abstract submission deadline: 15 February 2016
Notification of abstract acceptance/refusal: 9 May 2016
Deadline for changing the presenting author of an abstract: 23 May 2016
Deadline for registration and payment of registration fee for presenting authors: 23 May 2016
Only electronically submitted abstracts are accepted.
Abstracts must be written in English.
Please proofread your abstract for spelling and grammar before submitting it.
Abstracts must not exceed 250 words in length.
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No graphs, tables, photographs, or slide presentations are accepted.
Abstracts will be published as one paragraph, so do not break your abstract into multiple paragraphs. If you wish to use headings within your abstract, such as Introduction, Methods, Results, etc., they should be added at the beginning of a sentence within the paragraph and a colon (:) should be inserted after each heading. Example:
Introduction: xxxx xxxx xxxxx xxxx xxxx xxxx xxxx xxxx xxx. Methods: xxxx xxx xxxx xxx xxx xxx xxxx. Results: xxxxx xxxx xxxx xxx xxxx xxxx xxxx xxxx xxxx xxxx....
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The material submitted must not have been published or presented at any national or international meeting before this one.
Submission of an abstract implies that the presenting author will register for and attend the Congress in Rome to present the abstract either as an oral presentation or as an e-poster if it is accepted.
The SICOT Congress Scientific Advisory Committee (CSAC) reserves the right to change the topic and the form of presentation (oral/e-poster) of the abstract or to reject it.
Registration of presenting authors
IMPORTANT NOTE: The presenting author of an accepted abstract (oral and e-poster) must register and pay the congress registration fee by 23 May 2016 to have his/her abstract included in the Final Programme. The Congress Secretariat will not check if co-authors have registered. The deadline for changing the presenting author of an abstract through the online abstract submission system is 23 May 2016.
For further information, please contact the Congress Secretariat at [email protected].