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1. The submission of the abstract must be submitted electronically via the congress website

2. Authors need to indicate their preferred mode of presentation (oral or poster) upon submission. The final selection of the abstract will be the responsibility of the appointed panel of judges or reviewers. Abstracts will be reviewed and assigned to appropriate sessions. 

3. Please note that poster presentation may be advised to convert to oral presentation if deemed fit. However, the acceptance decision is at the sole discretion of the authors. 

4. Please note that encore papers are accepted should the papers have not been presented and published in any international conferences / congress. However, these papers will not be considered or will not be eligible to be judged for any awards or prizes.

5. Official notification of acceptance or rejection of an abstract will be emailed to the authors latest by 15 August 2017. All confirmation letter will send to submission author ONLY.

6. The presenting author of an accepted abstract (oral and poster) must register and pay the congress registration fee by 31 August 2017 to have his/her abstract included in the Final Programme. The congress secretariat will not check if co-authors have registered.

Abstract Deadlines

Abstract submission opens

28 February, 2017

Abstract submission deadline

Extend to 31 July, 2017

Author notification of acceptance

15 August, 2017

Once you have clicked on "SUBMIT" at the end of the process, a confirmation e-mail with your abstract number will be sent to the e-mail address you entered of the registration process. Please contact the congress secretariat at abstract@aospr2017.org if you did not receive a confirmation.