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46th National Conference of Indian Association of Dermatologists, Venereologists & Leprologists

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46th National Conference of Indian Association of Dermatologists, Venereologists & Leprologists

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Last date for Award Paper submission - 31st August 2017. Hurry up!!! The IADVL Academy is providing 60 scholarships to registered delegates of DERMACON 2018 Post Graduate Thesis based Award Paper: Last Date for abstract submission - 30th September, 2017.
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Preparation of Abstract

 

  • All abstracts must be submitted in English. A “blind” selection process will be used. No identifying features such as names of hospitals, medical colleges, clinics or places may be listed in the title or text of the abstract. Do not include the names of authors either. Their names and affiliations (institutions) will be registered separately when submitting the abstract online.
  • The material in the abstract must be original and not previously published.
  • No late submissions will be accepted.
  • The title should be as brief as possible but long enough to clearly indicate the nature of the study. Abbreviations must not be used in the title. The title should not be written entirely in capital letters.
  • The size of the abstract is limited to 300 words (this includes title, body of abstract, spaces, tables and graphics and pictures)
  • Structure your abstract using the following subheadings:
    • Introduction & Objectives: A sentence describing the purpose of the study
    • Materials & Methods: Describe your selection of observations or experimental subjects precisely
    • Results: Describe your results in a logical sequence
    • Conclusions: Emphasise new and important aspects of the study and conclusions that are drawn from them
    • Conflict of interest : Declaration of conflict of interest is mandatory
  • Check spelling and grammar carefully. Direct reproduction from your electronically submitted abstract text means that any errors in spelling, grammar or scientific data will be reproduced as submitted. Any such error will be the responsibility of the participant, DERMACON 2018 scientific committee shall not take responsibility for the same.
  • Failure to comply with the following requirements will lead to automatic rejection of the submission: Use generic names. The use of commercial drug names, brands and registered trademarks are strictly prohibited. Drugs should be referred to by the active substance or pharmacological designation.
  • No mention of pharmaceutical company names should be included in the abstract.
  • The evaluation and scoring of the abstract (acceptance as poster or as oral communication, or rejection) will be made according to a number of criteria, including:
    • Is the content interesting, informative, novel or important?
    • Are the methods valid, the results relevant and the conclusions justified by the data?
    • Are the data presented with clarity and with appropriate structure?
    • Is the text written according to proper English grammar and style?

KEY DATES

  • Online submission of abstracts opens 05 Mar 2017
  • Abstract submission deadline - Award Paper 31 Aug 2017
  • Abstract submission deadline - Free communication, Post Graduate Thesis based Award Paper and E poster 30 Sep 2017
Scientific Secretariat - Email: scidermacon2018@gmail.com | Phone: +91-944 660 4015

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