International College of Angiology
Member, Council for International Organizations of Medical Sciences (CIOMS)
57th Annual World Congress—ICA 2015
7th National Symposium on Vascular Medicine
October 2-4, 2015
RITZ-CARLTON JAKARTA, MEGA KUNINGAN
ABSTRACT SUBMISSION GUIDELINES, POLICIES AND INSTRUCTIONS
Please note the following instructions for the preparation of abstracts:
Abstracts must be written in English and should be structured in such a way as to include: Background, objectives, methods, results and conclusion. All abbreviations must be defined before used as an abbreviation in the text.
The content of the abstract is solely the responsibility of the author. The original abstract is reprinted exactly as provided. It is therefore essential that the abstract is correctly typed. Avoid errors, corrections and misspellings.
Abstracts may be submitted through our ONLINE ABSTRACT SUBMISSION on the ICA’s website, or electronically via email. We encourage you to submit your own work or to sponsor the work of a colleague.
ABSTRACT SUBMISSION DEADLINE: WEDNESDAY, JULY 1, 2015
2015 ABSTRACT SUBMISSION AND ACCME POLICIES
Authors are required to complete the conflict of interest section when submitting an abstract. Additionally, the submitting/corresponding author will now be asked the following two questions during the submission process:
1) What professional practice gap does this abstract address?
2) How will this abstract influence change in competence, performance or patient outcomes?
ACCME Policy on Employees of Commercial Interests
Industry employees can be authors, but cannot be presenters if the content of the abstract relates to the business lines and products of its employer.
REQUIRED ABSTRACT FORMAT AND SUBMISSION INSTRUCTIONS
The title should be entered in UPPER CASE and bolded and not exceed more than 100 characters. Titles with more than 100 characters will be truncated. DO NOT use a period at the end of the title. Example: THIS IS A PROPERLY FORMATTED TITLE
You must indicate the presenting author with an *. As such, this will be the main point of contact for information regarding this submission. Additional authors may be included in the abstract. The author(s) names and institution(s) should be in upper and lower case.
AUTHOR(S) DEGREES AND ACADEMIC AFFILIATIONS
You must list all author’s degrees and academic affiliations.
PRESENTING AUTHOR’S FULL MAILING ADDRESS, E-MAIL AND FAX
The presenting author must provide a full mailing address, E-Mail address and fax with the submission of an abstract.
REQUIRED ABSTRACT FORMAT AND STYLE GUIDELINES
Abstracts are limited to 325 words (50 word minimum) of text in the recommended font: Times New Roman, size 12 pt. DO NOT use a smaller font size, single spacing. One table, image or figure may be used within your abstract. For Case Presentations, a maximum of 5 images and/or figures may be used within your abstract.
Your abstract should be structured as follows:
Background: A brief statement containing background information and hypothesis.
Objectives: A brief statement of the purpose of the study and the current state of research in the field.
Methods: The methods of study or experimental approach clearly, but briefly, defined.
Results: A summary of the results of the study, including sufficient details to support those conclusions. These may be presented in a brief table.
Conclusions: A statement concerning the significance of the work and its possible implications for future research.
Do not use footnotes or references within the abstract.
Only one (1) abstract per presenter will be considered. You must indicate on your abstract one (1) of the presentation types as follows:
□ Oral Presentation
□ Video Presentation
□ Poster Presentation
□ Young Investigator Award Competition (Past recipients of the Young Investigator Award Competition are ineligible)
Symbols, tables, graphs or pictures cannot be submitted via the website. Abstracts containing symbols, tables, graphs or pictures must be emailed as an attachment saved as a WORD document to the ICA’s Executive Office: firstname.lastname@example.org. Include the presenting author’s full contact details, as well as the type of presentation.
Abstracts sent by fax will be forwarded to the Scientific Committee for review.
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION AND INQUIRES ABOUT THE ANNUAL WORLD CONGRESS/ABSTRACT SUBMISSIONS
Denise M. Rossignol, Executive Director
International College of Angiology
161 Morin Drive
Jay, Vermont 05859-9283 USA
Tel. +1.802.988.4065 • Fax: +1.802.988.4066
Email: email@example.com or firstname.lastname@example.org