Call for papers has closed, authors will be notified after August 16th


Abstract Categories

You must submit under one of the following categories:
Abstracts that address the Conference theme, Dilemmas in Bariatrics, will be favourable considered, and may be included in plenary sessions.

  • Complications of Bariatric Surgery
  • Outcomes from Bariatric Surgery
  • Techniques of Bariatric Surgery
  • Integrated Health
  • Basic science relating to weight loss


Awards

At this year’s OSSANZ conference 3 awards will be presented at the Gala dinner on Friday 28th October, they are the

  • Young Scientific Investigator Award
  • Best Paper Award, OSSANZ
  • Best Paper Award, Integrated Health


Presentation Types

Submission will be accepted for the following presentation types:

Oral Papers

Oral papers report on original and significant work in research, development, applications or case studies in obesity surgery. Oral papers will be evaluated on the basis of their significance, originality, and clarity of writing. The time allowed for each presentation will be around 10 minutes.

Submissions should be no longer than 300 words (excluding title and other contact details).

Poster presentations

Posters will be either electronic or hard copy. You will be advised what type of poster your abstract has been accepted for on 16 August 2016. Poster presentations must present reports of significant work in research, development, applications or case studies in obesity surgery.

E-POSTERS: Will consist of 3 PowerPoint slides

HARD COPY: The display space allocated for posters will be 841mm x 1189mm (AO)

Submissions should be no longer than 300 words (excluding title and other contact details).

Video Presentations

Video presentations must demonstrate significant work in areas in research, development, applications or case studies in obesity surgery. The time allowed for each presentation will be around 10 minutes.

Accepted video presentations must be in DVD format.

Submissions should be no longer than 300 words (excluding title and other contact details).

Authors will be notified of acceptance on 16 August 2016.



Abstract Submission Information

General Conditions

  • All abstracts submitted must be original work.
  • The author is responsible for the accuracy of the abstract.
  • All presenters of accepted submissions are expected to register and pay for attendance at the Conference.
  • The acceptance of an abstract does not imply provision of travel, accommodation or registration for the OSSANZ Conference 2016, nor any other costs associated with preparation or presentation of the abstract, or any costs associated with attendance at the conference.
  • All abstracts will be blind reviewed by members of the Conference Scientific Program Committee. The Committee’s decision is final.
  • By submitting your abstract, you agree to have your abstract (if accepted) published on the OSSANZ Conference website, in the conference program handbook and on CD ROM given to delegates at the Conference.
  • All abstracts must be submitted in English.
  • References are not required. If you wish to include them, they must be included in the body of your text and included in the 300 word count.
  • Special Symbols and Formatting are to be used sparingly. Once your submission is complete, please read your abstract in full to ensure the symbols are displayed correctly, and if not, please click on the “Insert Symbol” icon on the screen to see the list of available symbols.
  • Proposed studies/presentations should be significantly advanced or completed at the time of abstract submission.
  • Do not include authors names, institution or other identifiers in your abstract as all abstracts will be blind reviewed.



 

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