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Abstract Submission Guidelines

Abstract Submission Deadline:

May 15, 2019
Deadline for changing the presenting author of an abstract
June 15, 2019
Notification of Abstract acceptance / refusal

June 30, 2019
  • Only electronically submitted abstracts are accepted.
  • Abstracts must be written in English.
  • Please proof read your abstract¬† for spelling and grammar before submission.
  • Abstracts must not exceed 300 words in length.
  • Do NOT use all upper-case letters when entering your abstract.
  • The abstract's authors' names / institutions must NOT be inserted in the 'Content' field. It would be considered as unfair-means and may be rejected.
  • No graphs, tables, photographs, or slide presentations are accepted. while submitting the abstract. In exceptional case Photograph in JPEG format can be uploaded.
  • Abstracts will be published as one paragraph, so do not break your abstract into multiple paragraphs. If you wish to use headings within your abstract, such as Introduction, Methods, Results, etc., they should be added at the beginning of a sentence within the paragraph and a colon (:) should be inserted after each heading.
  • Once you have clicked on "Finish" at the end of the process, a confirmation e-mail with your abstract number will be sent to the e-mail address you entered on the first page of the abstract submission process. Please contact the Congress Secretariat at abstract2019ioacon@gmail.com if you do not receive a confirmation.
  • For Submissions made under the MEDAL Category, Please mention which medal category you wish the entry to be considered for.
  • The material submitted must not have been published / presented at any national / international meeting before this one. Submission of an abstract implies that the presenting author will register for and attend the Congress in Kolkata to present the abstract either as an oral presentation or as an e-poster if it is accepted.
  • The IOACON Organising committee reserves the right to change the topic and the form of presentation (oral/e-poster) of the abstract or to reject it.
  • All queries relating to abstract submission must be sent to abstract2019ioacon@gmail.com

Gold Medal Sessions of IOA during IOACON 2019

Dr. A.A. Mehta Gold Medal

Open to IOA members below 40yrs of age

Dr. K.T. Dholakia Gold Medal

Overall best paper of the Conference

Dr. R.C. Rallan Gold Medal

Best Paper in Basic Science

Dr. S.S. Yadav Gold Medal

Best Paper in Orthopaedic Oncology

Dr. P. Tejeswar Rao Gold Medal

Best Paper in PG category

Dr. D.P. Baksi Gold Medal

Elbow & Shoulder diseases

Dr. S.P. Mandal Gold Medal

Rational Orthopaedics

Dr. Joy Patankar Gold Medal

Paediatric Orthopaedics & Trauma

Dr. K. P. Srivastava Gold medal

Best Poster of the Conference

Abstract Submission Closed