Abstracts: can be submitted for:
- A symposium/workshop paper (within a 90-minutes symposium with a panel of at least 4 experts on a defined theme, whereby for each speaker and / or each presentation separate abstracts have to be submitted; maximum of 360 words for each separate abstract),
- An oral paper presentation (as a free communication for about 15 minutes presentation; maximum of 360 words),
- A poster presentation (maximum of 360 words).
Speakers may elect to have their abstract considered for a poster presentation if the Program Proposal is not accepted.
The submitting author must have an established account at the ISBRA/ESBRA Congress website or one will need to be created.
Abstracts: must be no more than 360 words and in general be structured as follows:
- Background (maximum of 2-3 sentences to provide key rationale for study + aims),
- Methods (to include design, sample, measures, procedures),
- Results (to include how data were analyzed and key findings),
The specific objective(s) of study or project, methods and results should be stated, but tables, figures and pictures have to be avoided. Submissions may report original research, project development / evaluation, practice applications or position papers, but should always be related to the main area of the congress.
The title of the abstract and hence the title of the presentation may not extend 22 words.
- Topic and intended allocation (symposium/workshop presentation, oral communication, or poster) must be indicated,
- Title – should be entered in all CAPS (22 max word count),
- Authors – should be entered as first initial(s) and full last name (35 max word count),
- Affiliation(s) – should be entered as Affiliation, Department, City, State, Zip and Country (35 max word count),
- Abstract – The Abstract should include a brief summary of the work done and the conclusions reached (360 max word count,
- Please use Times New Roman font, 12-point size, single spacing between lines.
Abstracts should be complete, including background, methods, results, conclusions. For review or plenary lectures it might be less structured.
All submissions will be anonymously reviewed by members of the scientific committee. The scientific committee, and finally the chairs will then decide on rejection or acceptance of abstract either as a symposium paper, workshop presentation, oral presentation, or poster.
All speakers and poster presenters are required to register for the meeting. The submission of an abstract implies registration for the full congress (so please ensure funding for registration, congress fee, travel and accommodation expenses), and acceptance of the final decision about method and allocation of presentation by the scientific committee. Note: Authors are required to confirm their presentation acceptance, and register & pay the registration fees before July 15, 2022, and they are responsible for their own registration, transportation and accommodation costs. If no acceptance form, registration & payment have been received by that time, the presentation will be removed from the program and not included in the congress proceedings.
Authors will be notified about the final decision of the scientific committee by June 15, 2022 and, in the case of acceptance, will also be informed of preliminary time, date and allocation of presentation.
All accepted abstracts will be published in the Journal Alcoholism: Clinical and Experimental Research prior to the meeting and it is mandatory to agree to this at the time of submission.