Abstracts

Oral Presentations
There are a number of free paper oral presentation sessions allocated within the conference programme. If selected to present an oral presentation you will have been allocated a slot of approximately 8-12 minutes.

Poster Presentations
If selected for a poster presentation you will be required to display a poster, A0 size in portrait orientation. Posters will be on display in the exhibition hall for the duration of the conference. You will also be asked to provide an electronic PDF version of your poster.

If accepted for a poster, you are welcome to use one of the A0 portrait poster templates below:-
Template Option 1
Template Option 2
Template Option 1 - for MAC users
Template Option 2 - for MAC users

Poster Sessions
Some posters will be selected for discussion during designated Poster Sessions. Poster Sessions will take place after the conference programme finishes (around 17:00) on the Monday and Tuesday. Poster Sessions will be grouped by topic however the allocated day will not be known until outcomes are communicated in August 2020. If selected you will be expected to give a 2 minute talk to a small group of delegates and answer any questions.

As a reminder the terms & conditions of submission are:
 The abstract must not have been presented at another conference.
 If accepted the presenting author must register to attend the conference and will be liable for the applicable full delegate fee.
 Last date for submission is Monday 20 July 2020 (Monday 21 Sept 23:59 BST if submitted during late breaker.)
 Amendments cannot be made after submission.
 Ideally the submitter should be the presenting author. If this is not possible the replacement presenter must be a named author on the original submission.
 As the number of oral and poster presentation slots are limited, the judging panel may suggest an abstract is accepted in the alternative presentation format.
 If chosen to present a poster or oral paper at conference, the author will be required to make his/her presentation available for posting on the HIS conference website.
 The presenting author (as indicated on the submission) will be notified of the decision of the judging panel around the middle of August 2020. (Before Oct 2020 if submitted during late breaker)
 The decision of the panel is final.
 Poster presenters will be asked to provide a PDF of their posters in advance of conference.
 The submitter is responsible for obtaining consent to publish the names of authors/co-authors

Please remember: If accepted for either a poster or oral presentation, the presenting author must register for full conference attendance and will be liable for the applicable full delegate fee. Amendments cannot be made to the content of your abstract after submission.

A recyclable point for unwanted posters will be provided in the exhibition hall.

If you need assistance you can contact hisabstracts@fitwise.co.uk