Deadline for Submission
For Poster / Oral Presentation: Aug 21st, 2016
For Invited Speakers: Sep 15th, 2016
Abstract Submission Process
For Poster / Oral Presenters
For Invited Speakers
Abstracts must be typed in English in Times New Roman 11 point.
Abstracts must be submitted electronically on the Abstract Submission Form. Presenter Information Personal details of the person presenting the paper must be completed. The presenter must register for the conference and pay the delegate fee before, or at the time of, submitting the abstract.
To be typed in Sentence case (First word initial Capital, capitals only for ACRONYMS and first letter of a Proper Noun).
To be typed with family name (in capitals) first, followed by given name(s). If there is more than one author, the names are to be separated by a semi-colon. The name of the principal author is to be listed first. Do not include qualifications or professional titles. Organizational links may be listed.
The text of the abstract must be typed in Times New Roman 11 point, single line-spacing, in the space provided on the Abstract Form. It should fit into the box on the Abstract Form and should not exceed 250 words. All acu-points and meridians must be named according to Standard Acupuncture Point Locations (World Health Organization Western Pacific Regional Office, 2008) or Standard Acupuncture Nomenclature, Parts 1 & 2 (World Health Organization. 1991: revised edition).
Content of Abstracts
For abstracts of reports on research, including clinical trials, the following should be included: General description/Objectives; Methods; Results; Conclusion/Commentary. Other abstracts should clearly indicate the structure of the proposed presentation.
A short bio of the presenter needs to be included on the abstract form (maximum 75 words).
Poster presentations will be displayed in a dedicated section of the conference area. The logo of iSAMS 2016 must be placed in the upper right-hand corner of the poster at the time of display. Exhibition Panel Size is 1m (width) x 2.2m (Height). All posters will be eligible for the poster awards.
Submitting an Abstract
Abstracts are to be submitted on the electronic form available on the iSAMS 2016 website to the Organizing Committee Office. Handwritten abstracts will not be accepted.
Acceptance of Abstract
Abstracts that fulfill the above requirements will be considered. Due consideration will be given to originality and quality. Notification will be sent to the presenting author in relation to acceptance and presentation. The decision of the iSAMS 2016 Scientific Committee is final in relation to acceptance or rejection of presentations, and the form of presentations.
All poster / oral abstracts and successful oral presentation abstracts will be published in the iSAMS 2016 proceedings.
Poster / oral abstracts must not contain any kind of advertising.
- Poster presenters are responsible for printing posters.
- Abstracts must be the author’s own work.
- The invitation to submit an abstract does not constitute an offer to pay travel, accommodation or registration costs associated with the Conference. Similarly, no speaker fee is paid to successful participants.
- All speakers must register for the conference.
- Abstracts that do not include sufficient data may be rejected.
- Authors of submissions for poster presentations will be notified via email by
- If successful, you will be required to confirm your acceptance of the invitation and register to attend the conference (if not already registered).