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Call for Poster Abstracts – November 2019

 Autumn Scientific Meeting – Thursday 21st November 2019


Deadline Extended! Monday 14th October

Posters will be set up by 9.30 am on Thursday 21st November and available for viewing during morning coffee, lunch, at afternoon tea and afterwards. Posters should be taken down at 4.45 pm.

The best two Abstracts which also best fit with the conference theme ‘Communication’, will be invited to give a 10-minute verbal presentation in the main auditorium as part of the Member Presentation section of the main conference programme.


Entrants can also choose to submit a poster for our prize category, BASCD Borrow Foundation Early Careers Award.

To be considered for this prize you will need to meet the attached criteria, on your abstract submission form please select if you wish to be considered for the BASCD Borrow Foundation Early Careers Award and indicate which of the entry criteria you meet.

Full detail of the award criteria and prize details are available here – BASCD Borrow Early Career Award Criteria


Abstract Submission

Please complete the abstract submission form available via the Survey Monkey link using the guidance below. (You may need to press Ctrl and click to action the link or copy and paste it into a new browser window)

  • For author’s names please use the format: Smith AB, Jones CD
  • Please limit your abstract to 200 words and ensure it is structured following the named sections:
    • Introduction
    • Objectives
    • Methods
    • Results
    • Conclusion
  • Indicate whether you would also like to be considered to do a short verbal member’s presentation
  • Indicate whether you would also like to be considered for the BASCD Borrow Early Career Award and how you meet the entry criteria.


At least one of the poster authors must be a member of BASCD to qualify. If you would like to become a BASCD member please contact the BASCD Administrator – or check the details on our Membership page


Abstracts will be reviewed by the committee and their decision will be final. You will receive email notification a few days after submitting your abstract to confirm whether you abstract has been accepted.

At the conference posters will need to be presented no larger than A0 Portrait format (84.1cm x 118.9cm).  Poster boards will be set up portrait style, Velcro poster dots will be provided. You will be informed of your poster number to identify the appropriate place to mount your poster.


Closing date for abstracts is 9.00am on Monday 13th October 2019.


If you have any further questions, please get in touch with the BASCD Administrator via email