Oxford Ophthalmological Congress – Abstract submission

Abstract submission will open in December 2018.

Oxford Ophthalmological Congress accepts abstracts for laboratory research and clinical research.

All abstracts accepted for the Congress will be presented as Posters. Selected Posters may also be considered for Rapid Fire presentation.

The poster exhibition is open from 3:30 pm to 5:00 pm on Sunday 1st July and 9:00 am - 4:00 pm on Monday 2nd July and Tuesday 3rd July. Authors should arrange for their posters to be up by 3:30 pm on the Sunday (when poster marking takes place). An author should be present on the Sunday and at breaks on the Monday and Tuesday.

Poster prizes

The Founders Cup (for laboratory research) and the Ian Fraser Cup (for clinical research) will be awarded on Wednesday morning at the end of the coffee break.

Please use the online submission process below to submit abstracts. We recommend authors read the notes below before submitting an abstract.

Notes to authors

There is no limit to the number of abstracts that can be submitted. 

If your abstract is accepted to be presented at another UK General Ophthalmology Conference within 6 weeks of the OOC, your abstract must be withdrawn. Presentation at another overseas meeting or a UK subspecialty meeting is permissible.

Abstract format guidelines:

  • Abstracts should not exceed 250 words.
  • Abstracts should be submitted as a Microsoft Word Document using the congress standard format as indicated below. Note: Abstracts not following the below format may be rejected.

Format for author and hospital presentation:

  • Format of Author title presentation: RT Smith (1)*, AB Doctor (2)*, etc
  • Format of Hospital presentation: (1) Department, Hospital name, Town/City, Country. (2) Department, Hospital name, Town/City, Country. *If different hospitals

Abstracts should form a definitive statement in their own right and should follow the scheme:

  • Title
  • Introduction
  • Methods
  • Results
  • Discussion (or Significance)

Statements such as “the results will be discussed” are not acceptable. Single Case Reports should not be submitted.

 

Submitting your abstract

Use the submission process below to submit your abstract:

  • All abstracts accepted for the Congress will be presented as Posters. Selected Posters may also be considered for Rapid Fire presentations by ticking the box
  • Please tick one of the boxes below to categorize your abstract as either “Clinical Research” or “Laboratory Research”
  • Please tick one of the boxes to categorize your abstract Speciality

Receipt of your abstract will be acknowledged by e-mail. If acknowledgement is not received within one week of submission, please contact the Secretariat.

All abstract submissions will be presented to the Council for marking.

Submit abstract

To submit your abstract please click here

If your abstract is accepted

The named submitting first author will be informed as to whether their abstract has been accepted by 23rd March 2019.

First authors will be notified as to whether their abstract has been accepted as:

  • Poster only presentation
  • Poster and Rapid Fire presentation

When your abstract has been accepted for the Congress, you must undertake to present the Poster or ensure that a co-author presents the work. Your Consultant should endorse this.

All presenters must register for the Congress. Ophthalmologists in training can attend for a reduced fee - see registration.

The Founders Cup (for laboratory research) and the Ian Fraser Cup (for clinical research) will be awarded on Wednesday morning at the end of the coffee break.

Abstract SubmissionRegistrationProgramme Overview

Abstract submission

Opens:
15th December 2017

Closes:
16th February 2018