Abstract submission is now closed for the 4th Canadian Stroke Congress. Accepted abstracts will be published in the journal Stroke online at the time of the Congress.
Abstract Submission Guidelines
- Abstracts may be submitted in English or French and presentations at the Congress may be given in either language.
- Presenters must register for the Congress and will be required to pay the appropriate registration fee.
- Applicants should categorize their abstract based on one of the six subject area categories provided in the abstract submission system.
- Applicants are asked to indicate if they wish to have their abstracts considered for an oral presentation during the Vascular Day.
- Abstracts are welcome from national and international applicants from all disciplines. Authors may submit multiple abstracts.
- Applicants should indicate the format they would prefer to present their abstracts:
- Oral: A 10-minute oral presentation in a plenary or breakout session. Spaces are limited. Those who are not successful in securing an oral presentation slot will be offered to present their abstract via a mini-platform or display poster format.
- Display Poster: A traditional paper (non-digital) poster. Presenters will be asked to be available to answer questions during set times during the Congress. Display posters will be available for viewing to all Congress delegates throughout the Congress.
- Background: briefly describing the problem or issue being addressed
- Methods: describing how the study was performed
- Results: describing the salient results or findings
- Conclusions: describing what the authors conclude from these results.
- All abstracts will be peer-reviewed with the exception of those categorized as ongoing clinical trials. Ongoing clinical trials will only be accepted as display posters.
- Each abstract should be a maximum of 300 words (excluding title and authors) and should consist of four separate paragraphs:
- Research presented in abstracts must conform to CIHR guidelines for experimental procedures. All investigations involving humans and animals must have been conducted in conformity with these principles.
- Authors must declare any financial interest in a company (or its competitors) that makes a product discussed in the abstract.
Applicants should categorize their abstract based on one of the six subject area categories provided in the abstract submission system. These include:
- Prevention (Primary and Secondary) & Acute Treatment of Stroke
- Basic Biomedical
- Health Systems
- Ongoing Clinical Trials (Poster Only)