Canadian Stroke Congress: Abstract submission open Feb. 13
Abstracts submission for the 2012 Canadian Stroke Congress opens on Feb. 13. Researchers may submit material for consideration as an Oral Presentation; a Moderated Oral Presentation (to be displayed in digital format); and as a Display Poster, presented in a traditional poster-board format.
All abstracts will be reviewed by the Congress Program Committee, chaired by Dr. Michael Hill of the University of Calgary and Dr. Mark Bayley of Toronto Rehab. Notifications will be made in April.
◦ Abstracts are welcome from national and international applicants from all disciplines.
◦ Abstracts for the Canadian Stroke Congress may be submitted in English or French and presentations at the Congress may be given in either language.
◦ Each abstract should be a maximum of 300 words (excluding title and authors) and should consist of four separate paragraphs:
- Background: briefly describing the problem or issue being addressed
- Methods: describing how the study was performed
- Results: describing the salient results or findings
- Conclusions: describing what the authors conclude from these results.
◦ Authors may submit multiple abstracts.
◦ Please indicate in the abstract if research involves an ongoing clinical trial.
◦ Research presented in abstracts must conform to CIHR guidelines for experimental procedures. All investigations involving humans and animals must have been conducted in conformity with these principles.
◦ Authors must declare any financial interest in a company (or its competitors) that makes a product discussed in the abstract.
Platform and Poster presenters must register for the meeting at which they are presenting and will be required to pay the appropriate registration fee.