Abstract submissions for Adolescent Health - Coming of Age conference

Be part of an exciting programme for a new conference this autumn. We welcome abstract submissions for posters or oral presentations by 23:59, 30 April.

Submit an abstract

Can I make a submission?

The conference's scientific committee invites all interested parties to offer a paper for presentation at the Adolescent Health conference, which takes place from 18 to 19 September in Ascot.

You do not need to be a member of either RCPCH or Society for Adolescent Health and Medicine (SAHM). If your abstract has been published, you may still submit it.

Do I have to pay?

There is no fee for making a submission.

If your submission is accepted, you will be invited to attend the conference and pay the standard registration fee.

What is the deadline?

Submissions close at 23:59, 30 April 2019.

Important information - before you submit

  1. If you are submitting more than one abstract, you can use the same email address and password for each abstract.
  2. Abstracts are required for all papers and posters, and must be submitted online.
  3. Text must be in single line spacing.
  4. You may use tables. Table text will count toward your maximum word count.
  5. You may not use images.

Preparing your abstract

  1. Do not use identifying features such as names of hospitals, medical schools, clinics or cities.
  2. Do not include the author names within the abstract. (You will be able to add the author names and affiliations / institutions separately.)
  3. Abstracts that have been presented to a substantially different audience, especially an international one, may be submitted.
  4. The title should be as brief as possible but long enough to indicate clearly the nature of the study.
  5. The maximum word count is 350 words.
  6. The abstract should state briefly and clearly:
    1. Aims - Clearly state the purpose of the abstract.
    2. Methods - Describe your selection of observations or experimental subjects clearly.
    3. Results - Present your results in a logical sequence in text and tables. If results are not included your abstract will not be considered.
    4. Conclusion - Clearly state the conclusion of your study.

Submitting a new abstract

  1. When your abstract is ready, go to our online submission system..
  2. Click Log in to start the process.
  3. Carefully read the instructions on screen. If you have not yet submitted an abstract to this system, select Click here to submit a new abstract - then enter your email address and a password.
  4. Submitting an abstract is a multi-step process. Each step asks several questions:
    1. Complete your demographic details.
    2. Enter specialty interest, eligibility for award and membership information.
    3. Enter abstract title, text, authors and affiliations.
    4. Review your submission and submit.
  5. After you submit, you will receive a confirmation email.

Can I amend my submission?

No, you will be unable to change your abstract after your have submitted. Please ensure you carefully check it before you submit.

Can I withdraw my submission?

Yes. Please email Joanne McBratney at Hg3 Conferences, joanne.mcbratney@hg3.co.uk, including the title of your abstract and email address.

How are papers selected?

  1. Abstracts are adjudicated by the conference scientific committee, which comprises experts in adolescent child health from around the world. This is done online in a blind selection process.
  2. Abstracts will then be ordered by their scores, and passed to the chairs of the scientific committee for final selection and subsequent allocation as either a poster or oral presentation.

When will I hear the outcome of my submission?

We will write to everybody on or around the second week of June. Please do not call the office for details until the week starting 10 June.

We are only able to give information to the person who submitted the abstract.

If you have any queries relating to your abstract then please do not hesitate to contact our conference secretariat, Hg3 Conferences, at joanne.mcbratney@hg3.co.uk

Submit an abstract