Abstract Submission deadline: Sunday, 13 October 2019, 23:55 GMT+1.
Abstracts should be of no more than 2,000 characters (including spaces, excluding title).
The structure of the abstract depends on the type you choose:
The final decision in regards to the presentation type, however, will be taken by the Scientific Committee. Submission of an abstract constitutes a commitment by the author to present at the congress if accepted.
You are required to indicate whether you have received a significant financial interest, consultancy or other relationship with products, manufacturer(s) of products or providers of services or financial support related to this abstract. If yes, the conflict of interest/relationship needs to be reported in the abstract submission process.
The completion of the following affirmations is mandatory in order to submit your abstract:
Abstracts may be submitted in English only. Authors will be able to draft the abstracts online and may return to the site to edit the texts of the abstracts if necessary. Authors are free to finalise their texts and submit their abstracts at any time before Sunday, 13 October 2019, 23:55 GMT+1. No changes can be made after this deadline. No presenter changes will be possible after this deadline.
Step-by-step to your abstract submission at https://ectes2020.abstract-management.de/
Notification of acceptance and information regarding presentations will be forwarded to the authors immediately after the reviewing process by e-mail the latest by 10 January 2020. If an abstract is accepted, it is mandatory for the presenting author to attend the congress.
Modalities of oral and ePoster presentations will be sent with the notification of acceptance. Accepted ePosters will be accessible to delegates in the poster exhibition area.
For an abstract to be included in the final scientific programme, it is mandatory for the presenting author to register for the congress and to settle payment as soon as the notification of abstract acceptance is received and not later than 9 February 2020.
By submitting an abstract, copyrights are transmitted automatically to the European Society for Trauma and Emergency Surgery. Abstracts will be published in a supplement of the European Journal of Trauma and Emergency Surgery as they have been received.