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Submitting your Abstract

The 1st Himalayan Cysticercosis Conference welcomes the submission of abstracts for original contribution to the

field in the following scientific tracks:


  • Track A: Basic and Translational Research

  • Track B: Clinical Research

  • Track C: Epidemiology, Public Health and                                                Prevention Research

  • Track D: Veterinary Research

  • Track E: Innovation in Cysticercosis

  • Track F: Case Studies in Cysticercosis

  • Track G: Miscellaneous 

Call for Abstracts

15th April 2018


Abstract Submission

30th September 2018 


Notification of Review 15th October 2018  

Late Breaking Abstract Submission Deadline 

15th November 2018 (Poster Only) 

Presentation Type


The programme committee will select abstracts to be presented as an oral presentation from the abstracts submitted under ‘Poster and Oral’. These abstracts will also be required to present a poster. The presenting Author will be informed of any change to their submitted presentation type at the acceptance notification stage. The decision of the programme committee is final.

Oral Format


Oral presentations will be divided into 4 groups, as follows:


  1. Keynote Speakers: 20 mins + 2 mins for a Q/A Session

  2. Guest Lecturers: 15 mins + 2 mins for a Q/A Session

  3. Other Delegates and participants: A (13+2 mins) and B (8+2 mins). The categories A or B will be mentioned to the presenters after the decision made by the scientific committee.

Submit your abstracts to

Poster Format



Accepted posters will be asked to produce a poster for display at the conference. Presenters are asked to take note of the following guidelines when producing their poster:


  • There will be 3 minutes for poster presentations followed by a 2 minute Q/A session

  • Maximum poster size is A0 (0.84 x 1.19m)

  • Keep text to a minimum

  • Ensure any text is in large font (min. size 16 font)

  • Use graphs, charts, and/or tables

  • Ensure contents have a logical flow

  • Make it colourful

  • Removal and collection of posters at the end of the display period will be the responsibility of the presenter. Posters not removed by the indicated take down time will be removed and disposed of

Submission Process


Online abstract submission is a simple step by step process where you will need you to include the following details in your email:

  • Title of the abstract (word limit is 30)

  • The theme must be chosen from the theme list above

  • Name, affiliation, and job title of Presenting Author (this person will act as the main contact for this abstract; this person must be listed as the first author)

  • Name, affiliation, and job title of co-author(s)

  • Abstract word limit is 300, excluding Title, Authors and Affiliations

  • Please list if you have any conflict of interest and list your group name (if applicable).

  • Download the abstract template HERE to create the abstract as a Word document and then save as a Word file for uploading to the system. Graphs and tables may not be included in the abstract.

Please send in your the abstracts in the desired format in the email: mentioning the track related to the research

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