Fall ECCU Festival – Conference

Fall ECCU Fest 2018

Atlantic Canada’s top PoCUS event

CALL FOR ABSTRACTS!

The 2018 Fall ECCU Fest Research Committee is welcoming submissions for research presentations on point-of-care ultrasound. Those interested in submitting original research for presentation at the Conference may submit their material to Canada@emergencyultrasound.net no later than August 31st, 2018. Decision letters will be sent by email to the first author by Sept 9th, 2018. All the accepted abstracts will be presented as posters and/or oral presentations at the Fall ECCU Conference in St Andrews, NB, Canada on Sept 28th, 2018. Presenters must register for the Conference (www.ECCUfest.com).

Additionally, accepted abstracts will be published at www.academicemergencymedicine.net

FORMAT

Abstracts must be submitted in English. Submissions should be typed and saved as a .doc or .pdf file and should not exceed 300 words for the abstract, excluding title and author list. The abstract should comprise:

  • Title
  • Author list and affiliations
  • Objectives
  • Methods
  • Results
  • Conclusions

The text should be carefully spell-checked. Use appropriate technical language. Do not include the author names or institutions in the body of the abstract.

POSTER SESSION

All accepted submissions will be presented as electronic posters at the poster session. Presenters will be required to present their work.

ORAL PRESENTATIONS

Abstracts will be evaluated and scored by the Conference Research Committee using the CAEP Scientific Abstract Scoring System. The top scoring papers will be selected for oral presentations. Audio-visual equipment shall be provided in the plenary room. Presentations should be prepared as Keynote or Powerpoint files.

Please contact Canada@emergencyultrasound.net if you have further questions. 

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