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Abstract Submission Deadline Extended to May 7th

Abstract Submission Guidelines

  • Abstracts are welcome from national and international applicants from all disciplines. Authors may submit multiple abstracts.
  • Abstracts may be submitted in English or French and presentations at the Congress may be given in either language.
  • Presenters must register for the Congress and will be required to pay the appropriate registration fee.
  • Applicants should categorize their abstract based on one of the five subject area categories provided in the abstract submission system.
  • Applicants should indicate the format they would prefer to present their abstracts:
    1. Oral: A 10-minute oral presentation in a plenary or breakout session. Spaces are limited. Those who are not successful in securing an oral presentation slot will be offered to present their abstract via a mini-platform or display poster format.
    2. Oral Poster: A digital poster. Presenters will have the opportunity to briefly present their poster during a moderated session. Digital posters will be available for viewing to all Congress delegates throughout the Congress.
    3. Display Poster: A traditional paper (non-digital) poster. Presenters will be asked to be available to answer questions during set times during the Congress. Display posters will be available for viewing to all Congress delegates throughout the Congress.
  • All abstracts will be peer-reviewed.
  • Each abstract should be a maximum of 300 words (excluding title and authors) and should consist of four separate paragraphs:
    1. Background: briefly describing the problem or issue being addressed
    2. Methods: describing how the study was performed
    3. Results: describing the salient results or findings
    4. Conclusions: describing what the authors conclude from these results
  • Research presented in abstracts must conform to CIHR guidelines for experimental procedures. All investigations involving humans and animals must have been conducted in conformity with these principles.
  • Authors must declare any financial interest in a company (or its competitors) that makes a product discussed in the abstract.

Applicants should categorize their abstract based on one of the five subject area categories provided in the abstract submission system. These include:

  • Prevention (Primary and Secondary) & Acute Treatment of Stroke
  • Rehabilitation
  • Basic Biomedical
  • Health Systems
  • Ongoing Clinical Trials (Poster Only)

Visit the Abstract Submission site here.