ABSTRACT SUBMISSION GUIDELINES

Please use the following instructions when preparing your abstract for submission to AOCC 2017.

Abstract Submission Process

Rules

  • All abstracts must be submitted online via AOCC 2017 website using the online submission form.

    *Note: Abstracts submitted by email, facsimile or post will not be accepted.

  • The author submitting the abstract must be the presenting author. The presenting author must register for the meeting during the period of pre-registration.
  • All abstracts must be submitted in English, including the title, abstract text, author names, affiliations, tables, and graphs.
  • Authors are strongly advised to ensure the accuracy of the submitted abstracts.

    *Note: Any mistakes in literature or in scientific facts will be published as what is typed.

  • Notifications of acceptance will be sent to the presenting author along with instructions on the preparation of oral or poster presentation.

Guidelines

Correspondence
  • Corresponding Author’s Contact Details: E-mail address and phone number.
  • Name(s) of Presenting Author and Co-authors: First name(s) or initials of first name(s), family name (e.g. Sam Lee or S. Lee).
  • Affiliation Details of All Authors: Department, institution/hospital, city, and country.
  • Affiliation(s) should be annotated by superscript numbers.
Structure
  • Abstract must be typed in English with the body limited with 300 words.
  • Abstract Title: Limited to 20 words (First letter of each word in uppercase, except for articles, prepositions, and conjunctions.)
  • An acceptable structure of an abstract must consist of the following components:
  • Background/Aim: A statement of the hypothesis or research question.
  • Methods: An explanation of the study design and experimental methods used.
  • Results: A concise summary of the major findings of the experiment or study.
  • Sufficient data must be provided to permit evaluation by the reviewers and public reading the abstract.
  • Statements such as "The data will be discussed" are not acceptable.
  • Conclusion(s): Summary of the overall findings and the importance of the study.
Tables/Graphs/Images
  • The submitter is allowed to upload one table, one graph or one image only.
  • The maximum file size of each graph/image is 500 KB.
  • You may upload graphs in JPG, GIF or PNG format.
Notification of Acceptance
  • The abstract acceptance will be notified to the presenting/corresponding author by email and meeting website in April.
  • All abstracts will be assessed by the scientific committee and assigned to the appropriate session for oral or poster presentation.
  • The author submitting the abstract must be the presenting author, and the presenting author should attend the meeting and register via online during the pre-registration period.
Abstract Modification or Withdrawal
  • Presenting authors may modify or withdraw the submitted abstract by the submission deadline.