DEADLINE FOR ABSTRACT SUBMISSION HAS BEEN EXTENDED UNTIL THURSDAY APRIL 19th 2018

ABSTRACT SUBMISSION

Please proceed to the online abstract system by clicking on this link: Online Abstract Submission

GUIDELINES AND INSTRUCTIONS

• Deadline for Submission of Abstracts: 19.04.2018, abstract submission system will close automatically at the end of that day.

• Abstracts must be submitted in English by clicking on the following link: Online Abstract Submission, abstracts sent by e-mail or fax will not be accepted.

• All abstracts may be sent in for a poster presentation. The most significant and original abstracts will be selected for oral presentation. Please indicate in the system, when submitting your abstract, if you do not wish to have your abstract evaluated for an oral presentation.

• Please note that at least one author of each abstract should register for the conference. Abstracts submitted without any corresponding conference registration will be refused.

• Each submitting author may submit only one abstract to the conference. Please remember that the online abstract submission system does not allow more than one abstract submission per submitting author.

• Please do not send multiple versions of the same abstract.

• The submitting author will be informed by e-mail about the acceptance of his/her abstract soon after the evaluation process is complete.

CONTENT

• The abstract should contain the title of the paper, the names of the authors and their departments and affiliations (including the cities and the countries), and the e-mail address of the presenting author.

· Preferably the abstract is structured and contains the headings Introduction, Methods, Results, Discussion & Conclusion.

• Please note that the abstract system does not allow submissions exceeding 250 words (including the title).

• It is not possible to include tables, images or graphics in your abstract.

• Please use only standard abbreviations. If necessary please place special or unusual abbreviations in parenthesis after the full word appears for the first time.

LIST OF TOPICS

• Abstracts must be allocated to one the following topics:

- Diagnostic brain

- Interventional

- Pediatric

- Spine

- Head & neck

• Please prepare the content of your abstract and paste it to the online form.

• The online system allows you to prepare your draft and edit it later, right up to the moment you decide to submit your final abstract.

ABSTRACT PREPARATION

Please have the following information ready before you begin:

• For the presenting author :

- Full first and family name

- Department and affiliation

- Full postal address

- City and country

- E-mail address

- Phone and fax number

• For each of the co-authors :

- Full first and family name

- Department and affiliation

- City and country

NOTIFICATION OF ACCEPTANCE

The submitting author will be informed by e-mail about the acceptance of his/her abstract soon after the evaluation process is complete. This will be done by 15 June 2018 at the latest. Note that this is close to the early registration fee deadline. It is the responsibility of the submitting author to register for the conference according to the registration fee deadlines and no exceptions will be made.

Selected Oral Presentations

• The Scientific Committee selects abstracts for oral presentation in a scientific session based on quality and topic.

Poster Exhibition

• All other accepted abstracts will be presented as a poster. The posters will be displayed in the poster hall according to the above mentioned categories. Detailed instructions for the poster preparation will be sent after the acceptance of the abstract.

· A selection of posters will be invited for an additional brief oral presentation in a scientific ‘poster pitch’ session.