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Article and Abstract Submission Deadline: 15 May 2019 (Time zone UTC/GMT +2h)

The SRVNNMC-NeuroVet Annual Congress Scientific Committee welcomes the submission of abstracts for both oral and poster presentations. Abstracts should be electronically submitted in English in the format described below. All abstracts will be reviewed by the Scientific Committee. Those accepted will be published in the conference proceedings.

Abstracts will be considered for both oral and poster presentations. The final decision regarding the format lies within the SRVNNMC-NeuroVet Scientific Committee and is based on the scientific merit of the submission, the subject of the abstract, and to the preferences of the submitting author. Consideration is also given to the nature of the study and how data might best be presented.

Submitting authors should indicate at the time of abstract submission whether an oral or poster presentation is preferred; please recognize that it is not always possible to accommodate these preferences.

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Electronic slides should be organized in Microsoft Power Point presentation. The symposium organizer will supply the required audiovisual equipment, such that personal laptops are not needed. The time allotted for an oral presentation will be 8 minutes for the presentation, with an additional 2 minutes available for discussion.

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Abstracts accepted for poster presentations must be displayed in the poster area of the conference center. There will be specific poster sessions during conference and authors are expected to attend their posters to answer questions of delegates. Poster size must fit 100cm height and 100cm widths.

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Abstract Submission Guidelines

Only abstracts following the guidelines below will be considered for presentation and publication:

  • Submit the abstract as an MS Word file (.doc or .docx)
  • The abstract should be a maximum of 250 words.
  • Do not include the title, author names, authors’ affiliations in the body of your abstract. Instead you need to enter the title, names and affiliations online later during the submission process.
  • Font: Times New Roman, size 10.
  • Paper Size: letter (8 1⁄2 inches x 11 inches), i.e. not an A4 paper. Margins: top – 2 cm, bottom – 2 cm, left – 1.5 cm, right – 2.5 cm. Paragraphs: single spacing and fully justified (“square” so that the text reaches both margins).
  • If no institution is involved, give the city and state. Omit degrees, titles, institution appointments, street address, and ZIP code.
  • Do not mention the support of work for a research grant.


Organize the body of the abstract as follows:

  • A statement of the purpose of the study.
  • A statement of the methods used.
  • A summary of the results presented in sufficient detail to support the conclusions.
  • A statement of the conclusions reached (it is not sufficient to state that “the results will be discussed” or “other data will be presented “)
  • Do not use subheadings (e.g. methods, results).
  • Please name your abstract file using the following format: First author’s name.


Abstracts should be submitted online, named and conforming to the guidelines above by the deadline of 15 May 2019 (Time zone: UTC/GMT +2 hour).