Abstract submission guidelines

Abstract submission for LINK 2023 is open. Submission deadline:

Abstract submission categories

For each of the following categories, we encourage you to submit abstracts from both research and practice areas.

General instructions:
Do not exceed 250-300 words
Define all abbreviations in first use

Specific instructions:
Depending on the type of your presentation the abstract should include the following:

Study/Clinical case series/ Individual Case Report
Aim: Clearly state the purpose of the study
Methods: Describe your selection of observations or experimental subjects clearly
Results: Present your results in a logical sequence
Discussion/Conclusion: Emphasize new and important aspects of the study and the conclusions that are drawn from them

Individual Case Report
Introduction: Describe the context of the case and explain its relevance or begin directly with the description of the case
Case description: Describe the sequence of the history, patient anamnesis, wound anamnesis, treatment, wound outcome and progress
Discussion/Conclusion: Review why decisions were made and extract the lesson from the case

LOGIN: Log in to the conference system using this link. You will be asked to enter your e-mail, name, affiliation and contact details to create a profile. If you have attended previous EPUAP events, your original profile will still be active.

ABSTRACT MODULE: After completing the login, click on Abstracts.
ABSTRACT SUBMISSION: Choose Submit an abstract if you wish to submit a new abstract, or View my abstracts if you wish to revisit the incomplete abstract submissions or see your already submitted abstracts. Please note that no changes are possible to the submitted abstracts.
TITLE: Enter the abstract title.
PRESENTATION TYPE: Choose the presentation type you prefer: poster presentation, oral presentation, or invited speaker (for the invited speakers only). Please note that based on reviewers’ decision another presentation type might be recommended.
Click on Next.
AUTHORS: Add the authors of the abstract. If you are the author, choose I am an author and if relevant add more authors.
Click on Next.
SPEAKER: If you are the presenting author choose I will be the speaker or choose a speaker from the list of authors on Choose a speaker.
Click on Next.
CATEGORY: Choose the category that corresponds to the content of your abstract. Please note that based on reviewers’ decision your abstract can be assigned to another category.
Click on Next.
CONDITIONS: Please answer all questions regarding the publication of your abstract by choosing YES or NO.
Click on Next.
ABSTRACT UPLOAD: Upload your abstract. The system checks if the abstract template was used and if the number of words was not exceeded.
Click on Next.
CONFLICT OF INTEREST: Please indicate if you have a conflict of interest and explain it if applicable.
Click on Next.
SUMMARY: A summary of your choices and a preview of your abstract will appear. If you wish to change anything, click on BACK.
If you agree with the summary, click on SUBMIT at the bottom of the page. A pop-up window will open asking if you are sure that you wish to submit, then click on SUBMIT again. Please note that your abstract is not submitted until you confirm the submission in the pop-up window and you are directed to www.epuap2021.org 


All submissions will be peer-reviewed by the EPUAP Scientific Committee and you will be informed of the outcome of your application by the abstract review deadline.
All successful applicants will be required to register as a delegate to the conference and pay the registration fee as a condition for inclusion of their abstract in the programme.

The authors of accepted abstracts will have the opportunity either to have an oral presentation of their abstracts in free paper sessions or to exhibit their printed poster during the conference and present it to the delegates.
At the conference dinner, the best poster award and the best student free paper award will be announced.

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