Call for Abstracts

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Abstracts must be submitted through the “Abstract Submission” platform before the deadline, May 10th .

During the submission process, you must provide all the data requested in the form as well as the preferred type of presentation; oral, flash, or poster. The final decision will be the sole responsibility of the Scientific Committee.

Submitted abstracts will receive an electronic acknowledgement of receipt with your registration number, if you do not receive it, then it is important that you contact, please DO NOT resubmit your abstract. With this registration number and your password, you will be able to access your space and modify the abstract as many times as you need until May 10th .

  • Abstracts should be submitted in English.
  • The title of the abstract should reflect accurately the research conducted.
  • The abstract should be informative, carefully prepared, and should stress the major findings to enable the Scientific Committee to judge their scientific merit.
  • It should include a problem statement, objectives, methods, and the most significant results.
  • It should be of 350 words maximum.
  • Use single-line spacing and leave a line gap between paragraphs if it is needed.
  • Paragraphs should be justified (straight edged).
  • It is recommendable to insert a key figure such as graphical abstract (.jpg) or a table showing the results.
  • Cite references in the text, either in parentheses (author’s surname et al., year) or as part of a sentence, e.g. … according to author’s surname (year)
  • References should be alphabetically ordered; an example is provided below:

    Author’s surname(s), first-name initial(s)., Author’s surname(s), first-name initial(s)., and Author’s surname(s), first-name initial(s)., year. Title of the publication, Title of the journal, volume: first page-last page.

  • Authors may choose the topic and sub-topic of the Congress or the Specialized Joint Event that consider is the most appropriate for presenting their communications.

Once the abstracts have been evaluated, the Scientific Secretariat of WCPT9 will send you an email informing on its acceptance the type of presentation (oral, flash or poster), conference room and time.

You must be registered for the Congress in order to present your communication.

Keynote Lecture:

You will have 30 min for your presentation.

Oral Communications:

You will have 15 min for your presentation.

Oral Flash Communication:

You will have 5 min for your presentation


At the end of the poster sessions a common discussion of a few minutes will be organized.


The audio-visual means for the presentation will be provided by the organization; you will not be able to use your own computer.

Accepted abstracts will be included in the WCPT9 Book of Abstracts (electronic version)

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