Call for Abstracts

Abstract Submission is CLOSED

Abstract Submission: CLOSED

Submit Your Abstract for the 7th Abu Dhabi Advanced Rheumatology Review Course

The Conference is designed to help Rheumatologists and Rheumatology trainees to introduce them to the world of Rheumatology. The submission of abstracts is opened to consultants, specialists, general practitioners, adult or paediatric Rheumatology professionals, residents and fellows in all specialities.

Abstracts should focus on research work related to broad areas of rheumatic & musculoskeletal disorders (RMD) or interesting clinical cases in the following topics:

  • Clinical Practice of Rheumatology
  • Teaching of Rheumatology
  • Basic and translational science that contributes to the understanding of disease pathogenesis
  • Mechanisms and efficacy of therapeutics
  • Delivery of healthcare to patients with musculoskeletal and rheumatic disease

ADARRC 2017 will allow authors to submit original, encore and late-breaking abstracts:

  • Original abstracts:Unpublished basic or clinical research and data, practice abstracts, retrospective studies, or case studies.
  • Encore abstracts:Abstracts previously presented at another conference or previously published in a peer-reviewed journal no more than six months prior to the ADARRC abstract submission deadline of September 7.
  • *Late-breaking abstracts:Cutting-edge original research that features the latest science that will have an immediate impact upon researchers and practitioners. Abstracts should be submitted during the regular abstract submission period.

*ADARRC 2017 acknowledges that some rapidly advancing research may include findings that will not be available at the time of abstract submission deadline of September 7, 2017.

Applicants will have their efforts reviewed, critiqued and evaluated by world-renowned Rheumatology experts. Top abstracts will be selected by ADARRC 2017’s international faculty judging panel, who will be presiding as the lead judges and moderators. The scientific committee will identify which abstracts will be presented as oral presentation and which abstracts will be selected for posters. Those chosen by the scientific committee as oral presentations, will be invited to present their abstracts in the presence of their peers and the international judges.

Retraction and Deletion of abstracts

If necessary, authors may delete a submitted abstract, but only before the abstract submission deadline – Thursday, 07 September 2017.

After the deadline all submitted abstracts will be reviewed and accepted abstracts will be published. After the abstract deadline, the authors will have to provide a retraction letter should they wish to retract their abstract.

For any questions or clarifications, please email us at info@adarrc.org

Submission Deadline: Thursday, 07 September, GMT+4 – After the deadline, any changes to your submission will no longer be possible.

FAQs

What are the expectations of the Presenters?

There will be an 8 minute oral presentation of each accepted submission during the conference.

By submitting your abstract, you agree to present the abstract during an oral presentation or at poster session at the Conference at ADARRC.

English is the designated language for the meeting, so the presenting author will be required to speak English when presenting.

Abstract Submission

Who is Eligible to Submit?

  • All Consultants, Specialists, General Practitioners, Adult or Pediatric Rheumatology Professionals, Residents and Fellows in all specialities

Abstract Submission Guidelines

Submitting an Abstract

  • All abstracts must be submitted online
  • Complete instructions and guideline are available in the online submission portal

Abstract Title

All titles will be automatically converted into bold font, so please enter only the plain title text.

Abstract Text

The Abstract should be as informative as possible. Abstracts should use the following structured format:

Introduction:

Methods:

Results:

Conclusions:

Please do not format these structure words, this will be done by the system automatically.
If more than 500 words are copied into the online submission form, the abstract text will not be saved!

Tables limit:

The maximum number of tables allowed per abstract is 3. Each table should be smaller than 10 rows x 10 columns.
Each row of the table will be counted as 10 words against your 500 words total.
After generating and editing the table you have to place it into the abstract text. It is not mandatory to include a table into your abstract.

Graphs and Images:

Maximum 3 graph(s) is/are allowed. Each graph is counted as 50 words.
The maximum file size of each graph is 500 KB. The maximum pixel size of the graph is 600(w) x 800(h) pixel. You may upload graphs in JPG, GIF or PNG format.
If your file size or pixel size is too large, you have to resize your graph accordingly.
After uploading the graph you have to place it into the abstract text. It is not mandatory to include a graph into your abstract.

Abstract Categories and Topics

Abstract Submission Categories

  • Original abstracts: Unpublished basic or clinical research and data, practice abstracts, retrospective studies, or case studies.
  • Encore abstracts: Abstracts previously presented at another conference or previously published in a peer-reviewed journal no more than six months prior to the ADARRC abstract submission deadline of September 1.
  • Late-breaking abstracts: Cutting-edge original research that features the latest science that will have an immediate impact upon researchers and practitioners. Abstracts should be submitted during the regular abstract submission period.

Abstract Submission Topics

Abstracts should focus on research work related to broad areas of rheumatic & musculoskeletal disorders (RMD) or interesting clinical cases in the following topics:

  • Clinical Practice of Rheumatology
  • Teaching of Rheumatology
  • Basic and translational science that contributes to the understanding of disease pathogenesis
  • Mechanisms and efficacy of therapeutics
  • Delivery of healthcare to patients with musculoskeletal and rheumatic disease

Abstract Presentation

What are the expectations of the Presenters?

  • There will be an 8 minute oral presentation of each accepted submission.
  • By submitting your abstract, you agree to present the abstract during an oral presentation or at poster session at the Conference at ADARRC.
  • English is the designated language for the Course, so the presenting author will be required to speak English when presenting.

Authors:

Author’s personal information will be required such as first name, last name, profession, email id, etc. If the Contact Author is not the Presenter on an abstract, you will need to provide full contact information on the Presenter.

Disclosure Policy

Authors are required to review the following and disclose to the Committee any relevant or potential conflict of interest:

  • I confirm that I previewed this abstract and that all information is correct.
  • Submission of the abstract constitutes my consent to publication (e.g. conference website, programs, other promotions, etc.).
  • I herewith confirm that the contact details saved in this system are those of the corresponding author, who will be notified about the status of the abstract. The corresponding author is responsible for informing the other authors about the status of the abstract.
  • By submitting your abstract, you agree to present the abstract during an oral presentation or at poster session at the Conference at ADARRC.
  • English is the designated language for the meeting, so the presenting author will be required to speak English when presenting.