Submissions should be original, innovative and should not have been presented elsewhere. All accepted abstracts will be published in the Congress Abstract Book and/or a peer reviewed journal. Selected submissions will be offered presentation in either oral or poster form. The length of the oral presentations is expected to be 15 minutes in duration. The Abstract Review Committee, which will evaluate all submitted abstracts, reserves the right to accept or reject any abstract and make a final decision on the form of presentation. In addition, the Abstract Review Committee reserves the right to relocate submitted abstracts to a different topic and/or session if deemed appropriate.
The deadline for Abstract submission is August 10, 2011 (EXTENDED).
Abstracts should be submitted in electronic form through the Congress website. Detailed instructions for preparing and submitting an abstract will be made available on the Congress website. Abstract submissions should adhere to the following guidelines: