Abstracts

Electronic Poster Abstract Submission Guidelines

Abstracts are invited for electronic poster presentation for DAS SMACC 2017. All accepted electronic posters will be displayed online as part of the SMACC Media FOAM release during and following the conference, ensuring that they reach the maximum possible audience. Please see the ‘past talks’ tab on the SMACC website to review previous posters.

Closing date: Wednesday, 18 January 2017

Successful poster submissions will be guaranteed one delegate registration per poster at the standard charge (this is particularly important to ensure that poster authors can obtain registration as tickets will very likely sell out).

Instructions for authors

Abstracts will be judged in either or both of two broad categories:

  1. Scientific Abstracts
  2. Innovation Abstracts

 

1. Scientific Abstract

Abstracts must not exceed 300 words, excluding title, authors and institutions. The abstract should include the essential technical qualities of the paper. No acknowledgements or references are required with the abstract.

  • Abstracts may include a simple table or figure
  • The abstract must include a succinct overview of the intent and purpose of the presentation
  • Preference will be given to papers outlining results of research or quality-related projects
  • A structured abstract format is preferred but not mandatory with the following headings;
    • Background
    • Objectives (or Hypotheses)
    • Methods
    • Principal Findings
    • Conclusion (or Discussion)
    • References should be used sparingly
    • All abbreviations should be given in brackets after the first full use of the word

 

2. Innovation Abstract

Abstracts must not exceed 300 words, excluding title, authors and institutions. The abstract should include the essential technical qualities of the paper. No acknowledgements or references are required with the abstract. Innovation abstracts will be assessed under the following criteria and submissions are encouraged to follow these heading as much is practical:

  • Originality
  • Applicability to Critical Care
  • Potential impact for improving patient care in Developed and / or Developing environments
  • Potential for improving knowledge translation in Developed and / or Developing environments
  • X Factor

 

Register your abstract

To submit your abstract, please click here.
Once you have registered your profile, follow the instructions on how to upload your abstract. You can submit multiple abstracts at this point.

 

Amending your abstract

If you wish to submit a new abstract or make changes to your abstract, you can do so by using the above link and your log in details, before the closing date.

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