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Submission Dates System is Closed
Open: December 1, 2017 12:00 AM (Central Time U.S. & Canada)
Closes: March 15, 2018 11:59 PM (Central Time U.S. & Canada)
Extended to: April 15, 2018 11:59 PM (Central Time U.S. & Canada)

Late-Breaking Dates: Inactive
Opens: June 30, 2018 12:00 AM (Central Time U.S. & Canada)
Closes: July 31, 2018 11:59 PM (Central Time U.S. & Canada)

Submission Instructions/Information

NOTE: INCREASED TRAVEL GRANT ALLOWANCES
Students, residents, or junior faculty who are the presenting authors of submitted abstracts will be considered to receive a travel grant of up to 1,000 USD US/CANADA, and 2,000 USD INTERNATIONAL. In addition, all recipients of a travel grant will obtain a lifelong membership in the GRS which will become effective after presentation of the abstract

Abstracts

The Congress Secretariat and Scientific Committees welcome you and invite you to submit abstracts to a broad range of categories. Details of the terms and submission processes are listed below.

Abstract Submission

The final date for abstract submission is April 15, 2018. Abstracts may be submitted only through the website. Any other method will not be considered. Please read the rules of submission before submitting your abstract.

Late-Breaking Abstract Submissions: Opens: June 30, 2018 • Closes: July 31, 2018

Should you encounter any difficulties, please do not hesitate to contact the Congress Secretariat via email at grs-igf2018@wjweiser.com.

Rules for Abstract Submission

  • The Scientific Committee will review all the abstracts, and once complete, you will get information about the type of presentation you will present. Please note: all abstract information about acceptance into the program will be followed.
  • All abstracts must be submitted and presented in clear English and spelling quality that is suitable for publication.
  • Upon submission, the Abstract Submitter confirms that the abstract has been revised and that all information is correct. The content of this abstract cannot be modified or corrected after final submission and the author is aware that it will be published exactly as submitted.
  • The abstract submission constitutes acceptance of the authors regarding its publication (e.g. congress website, programs, other promotions, etc.).
  • The Abstract Submitter warrants and represents that he/she is the exclusive owner or has the rights of all the information and content (Hereafter: "Content") provided to The 9th International Congress of the Growth Hormone Research and IGF Societies and Rock Solid Meetings and Events (Hereafter: "The Organizers"). The publication of the abstract does not infringe any third party rights including, but not limited to, intellectual property rights.
  • Submitted abstracts containing research by clinical trials on human or animal subjects must be approved by the Helsinki Committee or by the local Institutional Review Board.
  • The organizers have the right to remove any abstract which does not comply with the above.
  • Upon submission the Abstract Submitter confirms that the contact details saved in the system are those of the corresponding author, who will be notified about the status of the abstract, and will be responsible for informing the other authors about the status of the abstract.

Guidelines for Abstract Submission

Before you begin, please prepare the following information:
  • Presenting author’s contact details
    • Title, full first and last name(s)
    • Affiliation details: department, institution / hospital, city, state (if relevant), country
    • Email address
    • Daytime and evening phone number
  • Author and co-authors’ details
    • Title, full first and last name(s)
    • Affiliation details: department, institution / hospital, city, state (if relevant), country
    • Email address
  • Abstract Title
    (limited to 25 words in UPPER CASE)
  • Abstract Body
    (limited to 250 words)
    TABLES: A maximum of 2 tables of up to 10 rows x 10 columns can be included per abstract. Tables must be uploaded as JPG, GIF or PNG.
    GRAPHS & IMAGES: A maximum of 2 images can be included per abstract. The maximum file size of each graph/image is 1 MB. The maximum pixel size of the graph/image is 600(w) x 800(h) pixels. You may upload graphs in JPG format only.
  • Abstract Layout
    Abstracts should use the following structured format:
    • Introduction/ Background
    • Methods/ Materials
    • Results
    • Conclusions
  • Abstract categories include:
    • GH Clinical
    • GH Basic
    • IGF Clinical
    • IGF Basic
    • Other