Information for all authors


  • Presenting authors are guaranteed the early bird rate for 30 days after the results of the judging are announced. Failure to register for the meeting will mean that your abstract will not be displayed at EAC 2017.
  • All abstracts must be submitted through the website. Abstract submission will open on 1st of March 2017.
  • Abstract submission will close completely to all entries Friday 11th August at 23:59 hours SUGGESTED DATE
  • Authors of submitted abstracts will be notified whether their submissions have been successful or not by Friday 1st September, 23:59 hours.
  • The official language of the conference is English and all abstracts must be submitted in English.
  • Work that has been previously published (including abstract publication) or work previously presented at a major national or international meeting will not be considered for presentation and authors will be asked to sign a statement to that effect.
  • Abstracts that have simply appeared in conference booklets or been presented at regional meetings are welcome.
  • General guidance:
    • patients should not be identifiable; clinical research should have ethical approval and patient consent; mannequin studies should have consent from the individuals involved. Case reports should have signed patient consent (and institutional approval if appropriate) - although this should not be forwarded with the abstract.
  • Please follow the guidelines on abstract submission as that may influence judges decision.