Important: please respect the “Who’s who?”
- The submitter’s account will receive the acceptance(s) and schedule documents
- Once accepted, the «presenter» of the abstract has to be registered to the congress, and will receive the certificate of presentation of the poster(s) / presentations listed on his account.
- The first author, will be posted in first on the authors’ list.
Step 1: General information about your abstract
Your abstract can only be submitted in English and must include:
- An English title
- A list of authors with their affiliations: make sure the names, degrees, and affiliations are consistent on every abstract you submit, or that lists you as an author.
- A designated speaker
- A theme and a list of key words
- Choose a preferred format (oral presentation or poster)
- The main text of the abstract
Step 2: Title
- Your title must be as short as possible.
- It should summarize the abstract and contain the major key words, including the study design (survey, observational, trial, systematic review)
- The title must be in lowercase, with a capital at the beginning
- Do not use any small capitals or all capitals in the title
- Do not use any asterisks or notes
- Do not include any abbreviations. Every word should be spelled.
Step 3: Select your topic and wishes of presentation
Please select the topic (theme) of abstract (Early abnormal neurodevelopment, epilepsy, tumors…), then select your wish of presentation. Based on the reviewer’s assessment, your abstract will be assigned a type of presentation: Oral presentation, or Poster.
Step 4: Authors
You must create the list of authors using the “Create a new author” form.
Once created, you may add the authors (first author and co-authors) and select a speaker.
Step 5: Abstract Text
- Your abstract must not exceed 600 words
- You should prepare the body of the abstract using a text editor (Word, TextEdit, etc.). You can use any font; the text will be automatically formatted once submitted. We strongly recommend that you do not use any Greek letters, but instead their plain text counterparts: "Delta" instead of "Δ ", etc.
- You can insert any image, but no other format file
- Do not use bullet lists
- Do not include bibliographic references in abstract text.
- If you use abbreviations, spell the name in full when first mentioned, followed by the abbreviation in parenthesis.
Step 6: Validation and submission process
Initially, the abstracts are registered under a "Draft" status. You will receive an email confirming the registration of your abstract and that it is in draft status. If you do not receive this email within 48 hours, please contact us.
When your abstract is in draft form, you may return to your account at any time to amend the content or submit the final version. Abstracts in draft form MUST be submitted formally before the deadline. When you click SUBMIT, your abstract will change to the status “Submitted”, and you will receive a confirmation of your submission by email. Only abstracts with a "Submitted" status will be forwarded to the Abstract Committee for review.