Abstract Submission

Abstract submission is now closed, thank you for your valuable contributions.
Notifications to authors will be sent via email by 22 January 2019

General Information & Deadlines

1. Abstracts MUST be submitted electronically via the online submission system by the given deadline of 15 January 2019.
Abstracts received via fax, e-mail or received after the deadline will not be accepted and therefore will not be considered for the programme or publication.
2. Abstracts need to be submitted for the General Topic (final topic to be selected by the Scientific Committee)
3. A preferred presentation method should be selected during the submission from the following options:
  • Oral Presentation
  • Poster Presentation  
4. Once the abstract is “submitted” it can be changed until the Abstract Submission Deadline – of 15 January 2019.
5. All abstracts will be reviewed by the ESPD Scientific Committee, who will consider its formal aspects and the content. They will decide which abstracts will be accepted and may reconsider the final presentation type.
6. Accepted abstracts will be published in the Abstract Book. Abstracts not suitable for display will be rejected. Please have your abstract checked for correct spelling, punctuation, grammar and formal structure. The organiser reserves the right to edit abstracts if necessary prior to the publication in the ESPD Annual Meeting Abstract Book.
7. All presenting authors will receive an acceptance/rejection notification via e-mail by 22 January 2019.
8. All presenting authors are obliged to register by 5 February 2019.

Abstract Formatting

9. All abstracts must be written in English.
10. The abstract title is limited by 20 words and must be submitted using the sentence case (eg. 'My abstract about ESPD 2019 will be presented in Dubrovnik).
11. Up to 10 authors can be submitted for one abstract (including the presenting author). 
The presenting author is selected first; other authors can be added only when the presenting author is submitted. However, the author order can be changed if needed by swopping the names in the list of the authors. 
The first name is considered to be the main author. 
12. The maximum abstract length is 300 words
13. The number of submitted abstracts per one submitter/author is not limited. 

The best poster and oral presentations will be awarded a prize by the ESPD as follows:

Best Poster Award
1st place - 400 EUR
2nd place - 200 EUR

Best Oral Presentation Award
1st place - 400 EUR
2nd place - 200 EUR

The winners will be announced before closing of the 19th ESPD Annual Meeting on Saturday 4th May 2019 at 12:45.

In  case of any questions or comments or may you need any assistance please kindly contact us preferebly via email abstracts@espd.info or on the phone number +420 261 174 312.

Thank you, 
19th ESPD Annual Meeting Secretariat
Prague Congress Centre
5. kvetna 65, 140 21 Prague 4, Czech Republic
Tel.: +420 261 174 301; Fax: +420 261 174 307