Guidelines

GENERAL RULES

 

All abstracts and e-posters must be written in English, in a language suitable for publication by January 31, 2022. Please check the grammar and spelling of the text in English before sending. Abstracts must be original and must not be published or presented at any other congress before OSCON. Abstracts containing new information and modified contents of a previously published or presented abstracts will not be considered nor accepted for presentation. Each person may submit up to 3 abstracts as a presenting author. Abstracts received after the Abstract Submission Deadline will not be considered.

 

Upon submission, the Abstract Submitter confirms that the abstract has been previewed and that all information is correct, he or she accepts that the content of this abstract cannot be modified or corrected after final submission and is aware that it will be published exactly as submitted.

 

Submission of the abstract constitutes the authors’ consent to publication. The Organisers reserve the right to remove from any publication an abstract which does not comply with the above. The Organisers will notify author of the current status of the abstract. Also, the corresponding author is responsible for informing the other authors about the status of the abstract.

 

After the deadline, the OSCON Scientific Committee will review all the received abstracts and within 10 days submit the acknowledgment of acceptance to the mail that is enclosed in the application form. Authors of accepted abstracts will be informed about detailed information as well as the schedule of exhibitions. Please note that any submitted abstract, even if accepted by the Scientific Committee, will not be included in the conference program, Congress Book of Abstracts and e-Poster Walk Sessions should you fail to register for the conference.

 

Congress participant may be active or passive. As a passive participant, you can take part in all congress activities, but you do not have to lecture or present your work. As an active participant, you have the right to participate in all 

 

congress activities, but you must be one of the authors of an abstract, and one of the abstract authors is obliged to present your work. The active participant has to register and one of them has to submit their abstract. The passive ones are obligated only to register.

 

The subject of your research does not have to be related to this year's topic of OSCON. This year's topic will be covered by invited speakers and organised workshops.

 

PARTICIPATION FEE

 

Early registration (to 15th of December)

Participation fee for active participants is 20 EUR, and for passive participants 30 EUR. If you are a passive participant from Faculty of Medicine Osijek fee is 7 EUR, and if you are an active participant from Faculty of Medicine Osijek you are freed from participation fees.

 

Late registration (from 15th of December)

Participation fee for active participants is 25 EUR, and for passive participants 35 EUR. If you are a passive participant from Faculty of Medicine Osijek fee is 10 EUR, and if you are an active participant from Faculty of Medicine Osijek you are freed from participation fees. To learn more about active and passive participants read “General rules”.

 

ABSTRACT SUBMISSION GUIDELINES

Carefully read the general rules before submitting your abstract.

 

Set the margin in the document to Normal, to 2.5 cm; left 2.5 cm; down 2.5 cm; right 2.5 cm.

 

ABSTRACT TITLE: limited to 20 words (font: Times New Roman, size 14, bold; align: center)

 

AUTHORSfull name of each author (font: Times New Roman, size 12; align: center) name of the institution(name of department / institution, city, state); under the author's name (font: Times New Roman, size 12, italic; align: left)

 

STRUCTURE OF THE ABSTRACT: The abstract text (without title and author) is limited to 250 words (font: Times New Roman, size 11; alignment: two-sided).

 

  1. Basic Science / Clinical Medicine / Public Health
    INTRODUCTION: A brief description of what is known about the subject and its significance for research, explain objective and hypothesis of the same
    MATERIALS AND METHODS: Describe the applied methods and the time frame in which the research was conducted; specify the number of respondents and steps taken in the research
    RESULTS: Display the main results of the research with well-substantiated evidence
    CONCLUSION: A response to the hypothesis from the introduction based on the results
    KEYWORDS: 3-5 keywords selected according to the MeSH thesaurus, arranged in alphabetical order

 

  1. Case report
    INTRODUCTION: A brief description of the current knowledge of the subject and aim of the article
    CASE STUDY: Explain what was done with the patient and how, the diagnostic procedures he underwent and what therapeutic steps were taken
    CONCLUSION: Explain the importance of highlighting this case
    KEYWORDS: 3-5 keywords selected according to the MeSH thesaurus, arranged in alphabetical order

 

  1. Review article
    INTRODUCTION: A brief description of the topic, the reasons for choosing the topic, and the goals of the review article
    REVIEW: A summary of your review article, data source
    CONCLUSION: A brief description of the importance of this paper, its contribution to overall knowledge, and the authors' future goals, recommendations, or intentions for further exploration of this topic
    KEYWORDS: 3-5 keywords selected according to the MeSH thesaurus, arranged in alphabetical order

Abstract title* (bold)

 

Authors: Name Surname1; Name Surname2; ... ; Name Surname (Mentor)3

(underlined author = presenting author)

 

1 - Department / Institution, City, State

2 - Department / Institution, City, State

3 - Department / Institution, City, State

 

Abstract text (250 words):

Introduction:

Materials and methods + Results / Case report / Review:

If you have studied the general rules and abstract submission guidelines, please submit your abstract here.

 

E-POSTERS SUBMISSION GUIDELINES

 

Electronic posters or e-posters are posters that instead of paper format are displayed on LCD screens. They do not require printing or production of additional materials. During the congress all e-posters will be available to participants for electronic viewing.

 

Format: PDF

In pixels: 1920 width x 1080 height (landscape orientation)

In inches: 16:9

To upload your poster, please follow the following steps:

 

  • Create your poster according to the template shown above.
  • Export your poster as a PDF-file/PPT (File > Save as > PDF-file/PPT).
  • Send your poster to our email address. We will give you more information about the poster and deadline once we accept your abstract.

 

Note: The poster design does not have to be the same as our example, however dimensions must be the same.

 

Below is template for a properly written abstract and crafted poster. You can download these two templates and use them as an example to make your own abstract and poster.