Call for Abstracts and Poster

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Paper and poster presentations are called for the following topics:

TB and other Tropical Respiratory diseases

Dengue and Zika Virus

Neglected tropical and Zoonotic diseases

Liver Diseases

Infections in Immunocompromised Conditions

Malaria and other Protozoan Infections

Helminthic Infections and Visceral Larva Migran

Entomology and vector-borne diseases (including mosquito control)

Vaccines and Vaccine Preventable Diseases 

Antimicrobial and Antimicrobial Resistance

Mycology

Virology

New Technologies in Tropical Disease Studies

Education of Tropical Medicine and Parasitology

ABSTRACT SUBMISSION GUIDELINES

Formatted in MS-Word and written in English

 Thoroughly checked for spelling and grammar before submission

 The abstract should contain the presentation title, which should be in capital alphabets (except for scientific/species names)

 The abstract should include brief introduction, objectives, materials and methods, results and conclusion

 Keywords: at least 4 words

 Name of all authors should be given with superscript numbers

 Indicate the corresponding author with a superscript asterisk

 Full address of all authors should be italicized and given with superscript numbers

 Underline the presenting author's name

 Font: Times New Roman, Point 11

 The content of abstract should not exceed 250 words

 Do not include references, photographs or figures in the abstract

Abstracts Submission Key Dates

Late breaker abstract submissions closed – 1 April 2018

Author notification of presentation time – 22 May 2018

Summary of Abstract Submission Instructions

Please read through the ACTMP 2018 Abstract Guidelines document before preparing your abstract:

Step 1: Read the general policies and requirements for the submission of abstracts.

Step 2: Write your abstract following the abstract format & layout guidelines.

Step 3: Download the Abstract Template in the website and insert/add your abstract text.

Save as a *.doc  or *.docx document to your computer.

Step 4: Click on the button above to complete the Abstract Submission Form. It will be necessary to attach/upload the *.doc or *.docx copy of your abstract.

Abstract Template and Sample Abstract

Authors must prepare their abstract in advance using this template. The abstract submission form will generate a final PDF abstract including the details entered in the system and the body of the uploaded abstract document.

All abstracts will be checked and if you don’t follow the guidelines, your abstract may be declined.

Notification of Acceptance

Notifications of acceptance will be sent via e-mail to the submitting author by Friday 18 May 2018. Abstracts submitted for oral or symposium presentations that cannot be accommodated within the program will be considered and reviewed for a place in the Poster display.

Accepted abstracts will be published in the Congress proceedings. The Congress Managers will not be held responsible for abstract submissions not received via the website or for submission errors caused by internet service outages, hardware or software delays, power outages or unforeseen events.

 

Poster Submission Key Dates

Late poster submissions closed – 1 April 2018

Poster Design Template

For poster presenters, here is the design template for poster

1. The poster size should be no larger than 90cm x 120cm on a VERTICAL display

2. Please make sure to note these size would not be permitted to extend into another presenter’s space

3. The Research poster needs to include:

  • Title
  • Author(s), underline the name of presenter
  • Affiliations (full address) must be provided with superscript numbers
  • The corresponding author should be indicated with an asterisk (*)
  • Abstract
  • Background
  • Materials and methods
  • Results
  • Discussion
  • Conclusion
  • (Acknowledgement)
  • References

4. The Case Report poster needs to include:

  • Title
  • Author(s), underline the name of presenter
  • Affiliations (full address) must be provided with superscript numbers
  • The corresponding author should be indicated with an asterisk (*).
  • Abstract
  • Background
  • Case(s)
  • Discussion
  • Conclusion
  • (Acknowledgement)
  • References

Authors must prepare their poster in advance using this template and generate a final PDF form before submission.

Poster Template

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