Before submitting the abstract you are requested to carefully read the rules regarding abstract submission.

  • Abstract(s) may not have been published previously at the time of presentation of the annual MCUE congress.
  • Any human experimentation that has been conducted with respect to the submitted abstract(s), should have been conducted according to the protocol approved by the institutional or local committee on ethics in human investigation; or, if no such committee exists, the works should have been conducted in accordance with the principles of the Declaration of Helsinki of World Medical Association. Council may enquire further into ethical aspects when evaluating the abstract(s)
  • In clinical studies, the authors must state that an Ethical Committee approval has been obtained.
  • Copyright of the abstract(s) is assigned to the Department of Urology Saiful Anwar General Hospital Malang any conflicts with any other scientific association will be the sole responsibility of the author(s).
  • All abstracts that are published, including figures and tables, are the property of Department of Urology Saiful Anwar General Hospital Malang and are protected by copyright. Requests for re-use of material can be done through.
  • Accepted abstracts will be published as a supplement of Malang Continuing Urology Education 2020, available at the 13th MCUE 2020 Secretariat.
  • The 13th MCUE Scientific Committee office reserves the right to obtain your raw data for statistical evaluation.

 
Abstract submission rules and regulations

  • All abstract(s) must be submitted in English. Applies also for the title, text body and author affiliations
  • Only abstract submitted through the official online submission system will considered
  • Cancellation or name changes should be notified 1 month prior to the congress by email to scientific.mcue@gmail.com
  • When you have included graphs or pictures in your abstract(s) you are obliged to send your original source file (e.g Excel, jpg etc) by separate e-mail to scientific.mcue@gmail.com
  • Case reports are eligible for submission
  • Systematic reviews (with or without meta-analysis) can be submitted only when they meet the following standards:
    • The clinical question was clearly defined using a standard PICO (Population, Intervention, Comparison and Outcome) format
    • A comprehensive systematic literature search was carried out
    • An assessment of the risk of bias was made
    • Key findings are clearly described including clinical practice relevance
Authorship

Each quoted author should have contributed substantially to the represented work in terms of conceptual design or analysis writing of article and final approval of the article in order to take public responsibility for the content.

Size

The size of abstracts not more than 300 words and limited to 3,000 characters (including title, body of abstract, spaces tables and graphics). Every picture / graphic count for 500 characters.

Title

The title should clearly define the topic. Do not identify your institution in the title. There is no maximum length for the title. However, the characters in the title are included in your total character count. The first letter of the title will automatically begin with a capital letter. Do type the abstract and title in small letters, except for abbreviations. Do not type the abstract title in capital letters.

Authors

Type full family name and first name of all authors, only omitting any titles, degrees and institutional affiliations. It is advisable to check the correct spelling of the family name and initials with each author. Please check that for authors from the same institution, the name of institution is written in the exact same way to avoid the creation of extra affiliations, which are in fact identical.

Affiliation

Type the name of the institution, department, city and country in English.

Body of the abstract

The following headings have already been formatted for you and should not be entered in the text fields again:

  • Introduction & objectives
  • Materials & methods
  • Results
  • Conclusion

State the objective of the study, describe the material and methods, summarize the results presenting sufficient details to support of the conclusions reached (not acceptable to state: “The results will be discussed“). Use number for numbers and only very well-known abbreviations e.g. kg, MRI etc. If you must use other abbreviations you must explain it the first time it appears. You can use the special keys to insert tables, pictures or specific characters.

Proof reading

Verify that your abstract is correct and read the proof carefully that will be automatically shown after you have inserted all data. Keep a printout for your own records.

Editing

Abstract bodies will be published as submitted, except for a simple English spelling check. After submission deadline there is no possibility to edit the abstract anymore.

Submission deadline

Deadline for abstract submission is March 1st, 2020, 23:59.59 Local Time.

Withdraw abstract(s)

In case you want to withdraw your abstract after submission, please send an email before March 10th, 2020 to scientific.mcue@gmail.com

Presentation

All accepted abstracts will be presented in moderated poster session. Within a session standard and expended poster presentations can be placed. The criterion for the extended poster presentations is not that of a higher quality piece of work but more importantly that it requires an extensive discussion, such as controversial topics or results. Presenting authors are requested to upload PPT presentation and bring a poster to the session. For certain sessions we may request the submission of e-posters only, which will be the basis of the poster presentation.

Deadline

Should be received at the 13th MCUE 2020 secretariat before March 1st, 2020. After this date will not accepted

Submission

Submit your abstract to the email address scientific.mcue@gmail.com before March 1st, 2020

GUIDE FOR PREPARATION OF A MODERATED POSTER/ ORAL PRESENTATION
MODERATED POSTER PRESENTERS ARE REQUIRED TO:
  • PREPARE PowerPoints SLIDES WITH A 5 MINUTE PRESENTATION (3 minutes presentation & 2 minutes Question & Answer)
    • Authors must submit their PowerPoint slides at least 3 hours prior to the session start time at the Slide Room (Slide room will be open 1-day prior presentation)
    • PowerPoints must be ppt/pptx 16:9 format.
    • All the presenter will have chance to check their slide using committee laptop/computer prior presentation.
  • BRING A PRINTED POSTER TO THE SESSION
    • Presenters are responsible for the setting up and the removal of their poster
    • Poster display will be open 1 day start of the session.
    • Posters can remain on display until last day of symposium
PRINTED POSTER GUIDELINES
  • A0 size-841mm width x 1.189 mm height (high resolution will be preferred)
  • Strictly portrait orientation
  • Posters should not be elaborate, nor need they be extensive. Supplemental material can be handed out to those viewing your poster.
  • Each poster must have a top label indicating the title of the poster, the names of the authors and their affiliations. The size of the characters for the title should be at least 2 cm high.
  • Poster text should be large enough to be read from 1 meter or more. This is possible using a letter size of at least 1 cm.
  • Keep illustrative material simple. Charts, drawings and illustrations are usually like those used in making slides. Simple use of colour is effective for adding emphasis.
  • Simple sections are usually helpful. When feasible, use graphs for demonstrating qualitative relationships, use tables for precise numerical values.
  • Do not mail poster presentations in advance, they may not arrive in time; bring them with you to the meeting.
  • Poster numbers as well as velcro/double tape for mounting the posters will be provided by the secretariat and will be available on your poster board when you arrive.

DISCLAIMER: Presenters are responsible for the removal of their poster. Posters not removed on the last day of presentation will be keep by secretariat. The 13th MCUE 2020 Secretariat cannot accept liability for lost or damaged posters. The 13th MCUE 2020 Secretariat will not mail posters to authors after the meeting.

BEST MODERATED POSTER AWARD Each session will be awarded with a best moderated poster presentation! The chairs of your session will be the judges! Come prepared

 

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