Symposia

Guideline for symposia submissions
To ensure your submission meets the criteria for acceptance, please read through the following information before submitting your proposal.

Submission Deadline: August 28, 2019

General information:

  1. Each symposium is scheduled for 90 minutes in length.
  2. Each symposium is composed of maximum four speakers include chair.
  3. Four speakers including the chairs should represent at least two different countries. High

diversities of age, gender and geography of the speakers are greatly encouraged.

  1. Symposium organizer must act as a chair in the proposed symposium.
  2. All symposium proposals must be submitted to APSAAR secretariat by the deadline of August 28, 2019. Please note the late submissions will not be considered for the symposium proposals. All proposals will be reviewed by the international scientific program committee and notifications will be sent to all symposia organizers by end of September 2019.
  3. Symposium organizers and all speakers must assume responsibility for the symposium proposal. The program committee may ask the organizers to modify their proposals in the selection process, if necessary.
  4. There is a high possibility that candidate speakers of rejected symposia will be selected for presentations at Poster/ Oral Presentations

Requirements for proposal submission:

  • All symposia proposals must be submitted in English.
  • Symposium title and a 200-words abstract including background and objective of the symposium
    Topic(s) that characterizes the proposed symposium (more than one topic can be chosen from the topic list.)
  • Tentative titles of all individual presentations in the proposed symposium
  • Name, affiliation, email address, country, gender and age of organizer and speakers
    By submitting a symposium, organizer must obtain consent from all speakers and discussants for their presence in the symposium.

Oral presentation

Guideline for symposia submissions
To ensure your submission meets the criteria for acceptance, please read through the following information before submitting your proposal.

Submission Deadline: September 28, 2019

Eligibility :

  • Abstracts may be submitted for Oral Presentations. Authors are asked to advise their preference; however, the decision of which abstracts to select for oral presentation is the responsibility of the Congress Scientific Committee.
  • Abstracts must be submitted in English.
  • Abstracts must be original and must not have been published or presented at any other prior meeting. If, however, the abstract to be presented is on a topic you have used before, but now have developed presentation with a varied viewpoint (or focused on a different aspect of the research) then you are welcome to submit the abstract.
  • Presenting authors must be registered participants. Only abstracts of authors who have paid their registration fees will be scheduled for presentation and included for publication.
  • The Congress Committee has rights to publish the accepted abstract in proceeding book.
  • The time for oral presentation is 10 minutes + 2 minutes for Q&A

Abstract Layout
Abstracts must be submitted with the following sections:

  • Objectives
  • Background and aims
  • Materials and methods
  • Results
  • Conclusions

Poster presentation

Guideline for symposia submissions
To ensure your submission meets the criteria for acceptance, please read through the following information before submitting your proposal.

Submission Deadline: September 28, 2019

Eligibility :

  • Abstracts may be submitted for Oral Presentations. Authors are asked to advise their preference; however, the decision of which abstracts to select for oral presentation is the responsibility of the Congress Scientific Committee.
  • Abstracts must be submitted in English.
  • Abstracts must be original and must not have been published or presented at any other prior meeting. If, however, the abstract to be presented is on a topic you have used before, but now have developed presentation with a varied viewpoint (or focused on a different aspect of the research) then you are welcome to submit the abstract.
  • Presenting authors must be registered participants. Only abstracts of authors who have paid their registration fees will be scheduled for presentation and included for publication.
  • The Congress Committee has rights to publish the accepted abstract in proceeding book.

Abstract Layout
Abstracts must be submitted with the following sections:

  • Objectives
  • Background and aims
  • Materials and methods
  • Results
  • Conclusions
  • References

Poster Presentation Guidelines

  • You may display your poster one day before Poster Session.
  • Authors are requested to be present next to their poster boards during Poster Session.
  • Please note that you are responsible for collecting your poster at the end of Poster Session. If you are unable to do this in person, we recommend that you arrange for a colleague to collect the poster on your behalf or arrange for a courier to collect it.
  • You will be allocated a 1m wide x 2m high board. The panels are Velcro compatible. The ideal poster size is a maximum of 90cm wide x 120cm high. (View sample).
  • Posters should be laminated and will only be accepted for display if they are on one sheet only. Multiple sheets of A4 cannot be accommodated.
  • All illustrations, drawings, photographs and text (including photo captions) should either be mounted or printed on smooth lightweight card 1mm thick or laminated. We recommend that posters are printed on one large sheet and, where possible, produced professionally.
  • All material should be legible from a distance of TWO metres. Capitals should not be less than 8-10 mm/22-28 points in height and lower case lettering should be not less than 5mm/14 points in height.
  • The top line(s) should give the title of your abstract with lettering not less than 2.5 cm/72 points high.
  • The next line(s) should indicate the authors and their affiliations.
  • Continue with the introduction, methods, results and discussion as appropriate. The poster should end with conclusions.
  • You are advised to bring your own adhesive Velcro and scissors for mounting the presentation on the poster boards. No drawing pins, staples, sticky pads or any other form of adhesive should be used.
  • Handouts and/or reduced photocopies of your poster for distribution to interested delegates are always appreciated. These should be prepared in advance of the meeting. Please bring an envelope in which you may place A4 reprints of your poster or relevant material.