Seminar Committee cordially invites all those involved in any aspect of contraception
to participate actively by submitting an abstract for poster presentation.
viewing sessions are planned during all breaks on both Seminar days.
must select one topic out of the 4 themes of the Seminar:
and accessibility of contraceptive methods
and accessibility of abortion
and accessibility of emergency contraception
and accessibility of STI testing
scientific material is welcome and should not have been previously published.
Abstracts presented at local, regional or national meetings may be submitted.
must reach the Seminar Secretariat not later than 31 July, 2003. Receipt of
the abstract will be confirmed in writing. Abstracts
will be reviewed (blind) by a panel of experts. A paper can only be selected
for poster presentation or may be rejected as there will be no
free communication sessions.
of acceptance or rejection by the Seminar Committee will be mailed to the
correspondence address given on the abstract form by 15 August, 2003. Instructions
for poster preparation and display will be included in the confirmation.
abstracts will be copied and inserted in the Seminar folder. The folder will
be available for the participants at the time of the Seminar.
best poster presentations will be awarded with a prize:
prize: free registration to the ESC Congress 2004 (UK)
prize: 50% reduction to the ESC Congress 2004 (UK)
prize: two years free ESC membership
will be handed over on Saturday, 13 September, at the end of the morning session.
submit a text (maximum 500 words) before 31 July, 2003 and send it via
e-mail to the Seminar Secretariat, c/o the ESC Central Office.
(and posters) should preferentially be prepared in English, but will be
considered in Hungarian also.
can only be submitted electronically. Abstracts sent by post will not be
accepted, unless there is preliminary agreement from the Seminar Secretariat.
abstract can be no longer than 30 lines (title, authors and affiliation not
authors whose abstracts are accepted for presentation must register for the
Seminar and pay the registration fee.
standard abbreviations and place unusual ones in parentheses after the word
first appears. Do not use abbreviations in the title.
should contain the major key words of the presentation to aid in communicating
its central message.
The text of
the abstract should briefly state:
indicate the purpose of the study or the hypothesis that was tested.
& Methods: include the setting for the study, the subjects (number and
type), the diagnosis or intervention, and type of statistical analysis.
If references are needed, they should be given in the text.
present as clearly as possible the outcome of the study and statistical
significance if appropriate.
Conclusions: briefly discuss the data and
emphasize the significance of the
- Type the
abstract in small letters ( Times 11).
must be submitted as a word (.doc) file and can be no longer than 30 lines (title,
authors and affiliation not included).
- Type the
title of the abstract in bold in sentence case on the first line.
- Write the
name(s) of author(s) with initials preceding the last name, institution(s), city
and country. Underline the name of the presenting author only.
- Double-space between the heading and the text of the abstract.
- Type the
text single-spaced with no paragraphs or indentations, using the full width of
- Avoid the
use of symbols.
ensure that your abstract does not contain any errors of spelling, grammar or
scientific facts as it will be reproduced exactly as you type it.
abstract as an attachment
to: [email protected]
you have any further questions please address them to:
+32 2 582 08 52
+32 2 582 55 15