The 24th Congress of the Asian Pacific Society of Respirology (APSR 2019)

Call for abstracts

We are now accepting abstract submission for the APSR Congress 2019.

You can submit your abstract through Online Submission.

Abstracts must be submitted by the deadline 23:59 Vietnam time (UTC +7) on 15 JULY 2019.

Abstract Submission Guidelines

  1. There is no limitation on how many abstracts an author may submit.
  2. Abstracts must be submitted in English.
  3. Duplicate abstracts will not be accepted.
  4. Abstracts must be submitted online. Submissions via fax, email, post, etc., will NOT be considered.
  5. It is the responsibility of the presenting author and submitting author to ensure that all authors have given their consent to be listed on the submitted abstract.
  6. Authors must declare that the material in the presentation is original, and declare that the material will not be published in any publication or presented elsewhere before the APSR Congress 2019.
  7. Abstracts supported in whole or in part by tobacco or tobacco related industry will not be accepted. Authors are required to complete a Declaration of Interest.
  8. The Abstract Title must be UPPERCASE and a maximum of 25 words.
  9. The Abstract Body must be a maximum of 300 words. (title, author information, tables and images are excluded from the 300-word count).
  10. An abstract must have the sub-headings: Background and Aims, Methods, Results and Conclusions.
  11. Authors must choose one category from the following:
    1. Clinical Respiratory Medicine
    2. Cell and Molecular Biology
    3. Clinical Allergy and Immunology
    4. Environmental & Occupational Health and Epidemiology
    5. Respiratory Infections (non-tuberculous)
    6. Tuberculosis
    7. COPD
    8. Lung Cancer
    9. Asthma
    10. Respiratory Neurobiology and Sleep
    11. Critical Care Medicine
    12. Bronchoscopy and Interventional Techniques
    13. Paediatric lung disease
    14. Respiratory Structure and Function
    15. Pulmonary Circulation
    16. Interstitial Lung Disease
    17. Other
  12. An abstract can have a maximum of 2 figures, JPG, PNG and GIF format ONLY, including figures, tables and images.
  13. The recommended image sizes for optimal resolution is
    1. A table: up to 5 columns x 8 rows
    2. A graphic: 192 pixels wide, 288 pixels high (print size 508 mm (2 inches) wide by 762 mm (3 inches) high and 300 DPI)
  14. Authors may request their preferred presentation method to be oral or poster or either. Please be reminded that the Scientific Committee will take the request into consideration but will ultimately decide which method will be allocated to the abstract.
  15. ONLY Presenting Authors can apply for an award for the Congress.
  16. Please make sure all contents are correct before you “Submit” your abstract.
  17. An abstract submitted can be edited at any time until the abstract submission deadline date. Please click “Edit” to change a submitted abstract.  
  18. The Scientific Committee reserves the right to accept or reject an abstract
  19. ONLY the Presenting Author will receive abstract correspondence and the presentation confirmation, which will be sent by email.
  20. Presenting Authors will be notified of the status of their abstract, session formats, and scheduling of presentations in September 2019.
  21. Abstracts accepted and presented during the Congress will be published in a supplement of Respirology, known as the Abstract Book. At least one author of an abstract must register for the Congress before the abstract can be published in the Abstract Book or Congress Guide.