You are warmly invited to submit abstracts on any aspect of Diabetic Foot prevention and management, including research, clinical issues and best practice for presentation at this meeting. The subject should preferably reflect the theme of the meeting.
Please note that only electronic submissions are accepted
Abstract Submission Guidelines
- Abstracts are required for all oral presentations.
- Abstracts must be submitted before 25 Feb, 2018.
- Max. 2 abstracts with the same presenting author can be submitted. The system allows max 2 abstracts per submitter ID
- Abstracts must be submitted in English.
- Accepted abstracts will be published on the conference web site.
- Withdrawal of abstracts can only be accepted if notified in writing. It is only possible to withdraw an abstract maximum 14 days after notification on acceptance.
Presenting author and registration
- The presenting author must register as an active participant for the course at the latest 14 days after acceptance of an abstract.
- GDFC reserves the right to exclude any abstract from the scientific programme that is not followed by a participant registration at the latest 14 days after notification on acceptance.
- Please note that max. 1oral presentations and max1 poster presentations by the same presenting author will be accepted for presentation at the conference. NB! The presenting author does not have to be the 1st author.
Contents of your abstract
- The abstract word limit is max. 250 words per abstract. The GDFC Secretariat reserves the right to edit abstracts that exceed the word limit.
- The title should be as brief as possible but long enough to clearly indicate the nature of the study. Write the abstract title in CAPITAL LETTERS. No full stop at the end.
- No identifying features such as names of authors, hospitals, medical schools, clinics or cities may be listed in the title or abstract text, as a “blind” review process will be used. You will be asked to enter the name(s) of author(s) and their institution(s), when you submit you’re abstract online.
- The abstract must include the following:
- Aim: Clearly state the purpose of the abstract.
- Methods: Describe your selection of observations or experimental subjects clearly.
- Results: Present your results in a logical sequence in text, table and illustrations.
- Conclusions: Emphasize new and important aspects of the study (perhaps as a discussion section) and the conclusions that are drawn from them.
- All abbreviations must be defined in first use.
- Statements such as “results will be discussed” or “data will be presented” cannot be accepted.
- Use of brand names for all references to products or companies, generic names must be used. The brand name can be inserted as a reference at the bottom of the abstract page. Papers containing brand names/company names in the abstract text (i.e. not in a reference at the bottom of the page) may be rejected for this reason only. GDFC reserves the right to replace any brand name with a generic name without further notice.
- Images that are uploaded to follow the abstract are not guaranteed inclusion in the abstract book.
- The scientific committee will review the abstract.
- Notification of acceptance or rejection of the abstract will be sent to all authors 3 weeks prior to the conference. March
- It is the responsibility of all investigators that all studies are performed with respect to national legislation, international legislation and ethical guidelines both with regards to humans and animals.
The GDFC Scientific Committee reserves the right to reject any submitted abstract that is believed to violate these principles.
- Please verify that your email address (submitter and presenting author) is correct as it will be used for contacting you after the review process
For all enquiries regarding abstracts, please contact – Scientific@educareme.com