The online abstract submission is now closed. Authors will be notified of the status of their abstract(s) by 15 September 2018.
General Abstract Information
Original laboratory research, clinical research and case presentation are equally welcome.
- Abstracts can only be submitted electronically on the FAAM 2018 website.
- Abstracts must be written in English.
- Maximum 2,500 characters (approx. 340 words), including spaces but excluding title and contact information of the authors.
- It is the author's responsibility to submit a fully finalised abstract. Any errors in spelling, grammar or scientific facts will be reproduced as typed by the author.
- You are allowed to be the presenting author of more than one abstract, three (3) is the maximum number of abstracts that can be presented by the same author.
- You are allowed to be a co-author of an unlimited number of abstracts.
- Submission of closely related abstracts from the same group is discouraged.
- Abstracts will only be considered for presentation if they are not published or submitted for presentation elsewhere.
- Abstract presenters must be registered for FAAM 2018 and pay the registration fee for attendance at the scientific session.
Notification of Acceptance
Notification of acceptance or rejection of the abstract will be sent to the corresponding author of the abstract by 10 July 2018 and by 25 September 2018 for the late breaking abstract submissions.
Accepted abstracts will be considered for oral, poster discussion or poster presentations.
The corresponding author receives all information concerning the abstract and is responsible for informing all other co-authors of the status of the abstract.
All abstract presenters will be asked to reconfirm their attendance after receiving the notification. If you do not reconfirm your abstract presentation, register and pay the registration fee before the given deadline, your abstract will be removed from the programme.
Presentation of Abstracts
Accepted abstracts will be presented in Oral Abstract Sessions, Poster Discussion Sessions and Poster Presentation sessions.
EAACI Travel Grant
A limited number of travel grants will be provided to EAACI Junior Members who are the presenting authors of an accepted abstract. In order to be considered for a travel grant you must be registered for FAAM 2018, your registration fee must be paid and you need to have been accepted to present an abstract.
All Junior Member under the above criteria will automatically qualify for a chance to receive an EAACI Travel Grant of EUR 300 each. The winners will be notified prior to the meeting and reimbursements should be submitted after the meeting. Please note that a travel grant does not include the registration fee or accommodation costs.
Abstract Submission Terms and Conditions
- 1. Authors can modify the author information, category and core data of their abstract directly on the submission system until the deadline given. Please be aware that there will be no extension possible.
- 2. By submitting an abstract, submitters understand that their abstract, including names, is stored electronically and will be published by the Organising Committee on the EAACI website. Failure to present the abstract on-site will result in exclusion from online publishing.
- 3. No trade names of products are allowed in oral or poster presentations. Non-proprietary (generic, chemical) names of drugs should be used. Company names can be used in the authors affiliation and as a source to a material mentioned in the body of the abstract, such as "Imiquimod (3M, Milwaukee, USA) was used to stimulated dendric cells".
- 4. Abstracts will be assessed by an expert panel of reviewers. Acceptance of the submitted work is at the discretion of the Scientific Committee.
- 5. The corresponding author receives all correspondence concerning the abstract, and is responsible for informing all co-authors of the status of the abstract.
The presenting author of an abstract must register for the meeting by the given deadline. If EAACI does not receive the registration and payment by the deadline, the abstract will be removed from the programme.
- 6. Consent for publication of individual patient data - applies to abstracts with identifiable patient information.
- For the publication of an abstract that contains identifiable information about patients it is necessary that patients have given consent for the research to be published. For all abstracts that include identifiable patient details (e.g. gender, age, illness, location) or images, written informed consent for the publication of these must be obtained from the patient (or their parent or legal guardian) and a respective statement should be included in the abstract text. The final decision on whether consent to publish is required lies with EAACI.
- 7. Duplication of publication
- EAACI does not accept re-submission; abstracts must correspond to original, previously unpublished work. By submitting an abstract the submitter confirms that he/she has not presented/plans to present and publish the abstract at another meeting, and that he/she has not submitted/published the full paper.
- 8. Declaration of Conflict of Interest
- EAACI is committed to ensuring the integrity of its scientific, educational, and research programmes. Abstract submission requires disclosure of any financial or other interest that might be construed as resulting in an actual, potential, or apparent conflict. The submitter is responsible for obtaining disclosure information from all co-authors, to be entered in the author section of the submission page.