ALL congress participants are required to register for the congress. One can register as an active or passive participant. Active participants of the congress are those who submit their abstract to the congress, either as the lead (presenting) author or the co-author. All participants are obligated pay the registration fee for participation in the congress according to the instructions that you can find under the REGISTRATION FEES tab.

Active participants send their abstract alongside their registration, and the lead author must attach it to the application form. Also, the lead authors are required to enter the Name and Surname of their mentor, who are exempt from paying the registration fee. You can find detailed instructions for preparing and sending the abstract below.

For a successful registration, you can select the yellow-marked form titles below that apply to you, or click on the tab REGISTRATIONS → REGISTRATION – ACTIVE PARTICIPANT / REGISTRATION – PASSIVE PARTICIPANT.



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Abstract author/ co - author


Registration – Lead author and Registration – Co – author
(only the lead author submits the abstract)



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Registration – passive participant



All abstracts must be written in English, in a language suitable for publication by January 31, 2024. Please check the grammar and spelling of the text in English before sending it. Abstracts must be original and must not be published or presented at any other congress before OSCON.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 previously published or presented abstracts will not be considered nor accepted for presentation. Each person may submit only 1 abstract as a lead (presenting) author. Total number of authors/co-authors is limited to 5, including the mentor.


Upon submission, the Abstract Submitter confirms that the abstract has been reviewed 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. Abstracts received after the Abstract Submission Deadline  will not be considered.


Submission of the abstract constitutes the authors’ consent to publication. The Organisers reserve the right to remove an abstract from any publication that does not comply with the mentioned above. The Organisers will notify the 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.


The abstract must be ATTACHED SIMULTANEOUSLY WITH THE LEAD AUTHOR'S REGISTRATION as an active participant, in Word format. You can find the form with which you attach the abstract under REGISTRATIONS → REGISTRATION – ACTIVE PARTICIPANT → REGISTRATION – LEAD AUTHOR.


The number of abstracts that will be published in the congress' Book of abstracts is limited to 200. All abstracts received by January 31, 2024 will be reviewed by the Scientific Committee. If the Committee does not accept the abstract, you automatically become a passive participant without the need for additional payment.


After the application deadline, the scientific committee of OSCON will study all of the received abstracts. Within 30 days, a confirmation of the acceptance of the abstract will be sent to the e-mail written in the application form. E-posters are sent after the abstract was accepted by the Scientific Committee, and the deadline for sending posters is March 5, 2024. All accepted abstracts will be notified by e-mail about detailed information and the presentation schedule.

The topic of your abstract does not have to be in close relation to this year's theme. This year's theme pertains to expert lectures and organized workshops.




To receive the Certificate of attendance, the participant must attend the booked workshop and a minimum of 2 lectures. If one does not meet the participation criteria, he or she will not receive the Certificate of attendance. The PDF version of the Certificate of attendance will be sent via e-mail within 2 weeks after the congress.




By attending the congress, physicians who are members  of the Croatian Medical Chamber will recieve 10 points as Passive participants and 15 points as Active participants.





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)AUTHORS: full name of each author (font: Times New Roman, size 12; align: center; presenting author has to be underlined)

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

***IMPROTANT! There is a maximum of 5 authors on one abstract – including the mentors.


STRUCTURE OF THE ABSTRACT: The abstract text (without title and author) is limited to 250 words +/- 10% (font: Times New Roman, size 11; alignment: two-sided).


    INTRODUCTION: A brief description of what is known about the subject and its significance for research, explain the 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


    INTRODUCTION: A brief description of the current knowledge of the subject and the aim of the article
    CASE STUDY: Explain what was done with the patient, 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


    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 along with the 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 (Menthor)3

(underlined author = presenting author)


1 - Department / Institution, City, State

2 - Department / Institution, City, State

3 - Department / Institution, City, State


Abstract text (250 words):


Materials and methods + Results / Case report / Review:


Keywords: Word A ; Word B ; Word C ; Word D ; Word E

(3 – 5 keywords selected according to the MeSH thesaurus, arranged in alphabetical order)

Advice of the Scientific Committee - what does an ideal abstract look like?


  • The topic contributes to existing knowledge, is unusual, current and scientifically relevant
  • The narrative is clear, and the content is logically connected and respects the chronology of events
  • The conclusion presents the goal that the author wanted to achieve and contains a brief overview of the entire work
  • The word count, font, letter size and alignment are respected
  • The author, co-authors and mentor, as well as their affiliations, are listed according to official rules
  • Abbreviations are written in full when first mentioned
  • Keywords are listed according to MeSH and arranged alphabetically

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




Electronic posters or e-posters are posters that are displayed on LCD screens instead of a paper format. They do not require printing or production of additional materials.


Format: PDF

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

In inches: 16:9

To upload your poster, please follow the following steps:


  1. Create your poster according to the template shown above (the template will also be sent by email).
  2. E-posters must be written in English, suitable for publication.
  3. E-posters must be in PDF format (PPT > File > Save as > PDF)
  4. E-posters must contain the title, the full name of each author and the name of the institution, subtitles (which depend on the type of abstract) and the text of the abstract.
  5. Descriptions of tables, images and graphs are mandatory, and the number of images is unlimited.
  6. You can send the poster here


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


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

Name and surname*
Send Poster (pdf)*
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