ASEAN Federation of Endocrine Societies
ASEAN Federation of Endocrine Societies 20th AFES Congress 2019 Manila, Philippines
Hosted & Organized by
Philippine Society of Endocrinology Diabetes & Metabolism

Abstract Submission Guidelines

  1. We welcome research abstracts related to Endocrinology for The 20th AFES Congress. All abstracts are welcome, and there are no membership requirements.

  2. All abstracts for the AFES 2019 Congress must be submitted only through here, the online submission system of the AFES 2019 Congress official website. Fax, e-mail, or postal submissions will NOT be entertained.

  3. Abstracts may be submitted only until . Until the deadline for submission, authors will be able to return to this website to edit their abstract. No revisions will be allowed once the call for submission closes on the aforementioned deadline. Authors cannot be added nor the order rearranged after this deadline.

  4. Upon submission, the presenting author of the abstract agrees to register and attend the AFES 2019 Congress. Take note that submission of an abstract DOES NOT automatically register any abstract author for the Congress. Please understand that if no presenting author for the submitted abstract has completed the registration payment by , the Scientific Committee has the right not to include the concerned abstract in the Congress.

  5. Abstracts must be original contributions and should fall into one of three presentation types:

    • Original Research
    • Clinical Trial
    • Case Studies

    They may be submitted under the following categories:

    • Adrenal Disorders
    • Prediabetes / Diabetes Mellitus / Hypoglycemia
    • Lipid / Cardiovascular Disorders / Hypertension
    • Metabolic Bone Disease
    • Obesity
    • Pituitary Disorders / Neuroendocrinology
    • Reproductive Endocrinology
    • Thyroid Disease
  6. Abstracts must be written in English and are limited to only 250 words (excluding title), with a structured format consisting of the introduction, methodology, results and conclusion.

    Clearly state the purpose of the abstract
    Describe your selection of observations or experimental subjects
    Present and discuss your results in a logical sequence in text
    Emphasize new and important aspects of the study and conclusions that are drawn from them

    DO NOT include grant support information in the abstract body.

    Graphics (figures and tables) are not allowed. Abstracts are required to be text-only. However, they may be included in the poster session.

    The use of standard abbreviations is requested. Examples include: kg, g, mg, ml, L (liter), mEq (milliequivalent), m (meter), mmol/L (millimoles per liter), / (per), and % (percent).

    At least 3 keywords, preferably using terms from the Medical Subject Headings (MeSH) list of Index Medicus, should be listed for cross-indexing of the article.

  7. The submitting author will be listed as the primary author on the abstract. There will be no exception to this rule. A confirmation email will be sent by to all authors listed in the submitted abstract to acknowledge receipt of the abstract and to notify if the abstract will be accepted. The submitting author must therefore provide his/her email address and those of all of his/her co-authors.

  8. Abstracts are reviewed, graded and accepted/rejected by the Research Committee. Approximately 10% of the top-scoring abstracts from each category will be selected for oral sessions. The remaining accepted abstracts will be selected for poster presentation. All accepted abstracts will be published in a supplement to the Journal of the ASEAN Federation of Endocrine Societies (JAFES).

  9. Schedules of oral and poster presentations will be set by the Scientific Committee. Presenting authors will NOT be allowed to reschedule their presentations except for religious reasons.

  10. Failure to comply with any of the above rules may lead to an abstract being rejected by the Scientific Committee. Gross violation of research or publication ethics may result in an author's exclusion from future abstract submission.

  11. For abstract submission inquiries, please feel free to contact the secretariat by email at Indicate in the subject line "Abstract Submission".

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