Posters submission instructions

Please complete all the required sections in the system. Failure to complete the required fields will result in the summary, not sent correctly.

IMPORTANT DATES:

The online abstracts submission system for Posters opens on July 1, 2018 and closes on September 1, 2018 at 5:00 p.m.

IMPORTANT NOTES:

The Academic Committee of the congress will anonymously review the abstracts submitted as a poster presentation.

Once the poster summary has been selected, the author and co-authors should send the finished work, in publication format, following the corresponding guidelines.

Once the poster is accepted, the author will be asked to take it printed to the congress. The poster have to be presented with a vertical design, since the space provided for each poster is 110 cm high by 90 cm wide, (43.30 inches high x 35,43 inches wide).  ONLY VERTICAL ORIENTED POSTERS WILL BE ACCEPTED

The posters will be displayed during all the days of the congress.

All selected poster abstracts are to be presented in English.

Title

The summary title must not exceed 120 characters, it have to be in capital letters and no special format is needed.

Author / author (s)

Each author is limited to two poster presentations, each speaker can present up to four papers in general in the congress.

The author who appears first is considered by the congress to be the presenting author.

Changes in author lists will not be allowed after the presentation of the abstract.

The congress reserves the right to disqualify presentations that exceed these limits.

Categories for posters

Abstracts can be submitted on the following topic categories:

  • Minimally Invasive Glaucoma Surgery (MIGS)
  • Laser Therapy 
  • Imaging
  • Pharmacology 
  • Functional Assessment
  • Intraocular Pressure 
  • Pathophysiology
  • Traditional Surgery 
  • Epidemiology/Public Health  

Be as specific as possible when making your selection; Only one topic can be selected within the platform.

When making the selection of the topic to be developed, attach a short summary

Summary

Do not repeat the title in the summary.

Purpose, Methods, Results, Conclusions:

The limit of words per presentation is approximately 600 words (maximum of 6000 characters for the summary, including spaces). If the summary is too long, it will not be sent correctly.

Preparation of the Summary

The preparation for the submission request will facilitate the process and help to complete the summary in the best possible way.

The summary have to contain the four parameters required for the evaluation:

•Purpose:

• Methods:

• Results:

•Conclusion:

Be as specific as possible.

The summaries with statements such as "will be done", "will be studied", "will be in progress", "will be analyzed", will not be selected.

Abstracts can not be attached beyond the deadline.

If your material has been previously published, the abstract should not be presented. If the material has been presented at another meeting and was not published or submitted for publication elsewhere, you may present it to the congress.

If you have submitted the material at another meeting that is covered by the Copyright rules, the material can not be presented at the Congress.

Spelling errors and typographical errors reflect negatively on your work. When using abbreviations in the summary text, first include the full term followed by the acronym in parentheses. Example: vitreous loss (VL).

Once you complete your presentation you can save or print a copy for your records. Keeping a copy of your presentation is highly recommended.

Language

Both the abstract and the poster have to be presented in English.

Recognition

Special recognition will be given to the best poster in each category and will be included in the award ceremony. 

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