All members and non-members alike are invited to submit abstracts for presentation at the 84th virtual Annual Scientific Meeting of the Canadian Association of Radiologists (CAR), April 27 – May 2, 2021. Abstracts presented at the meeting will give authors an opportunity to network and discuss their research with experts in the field.
Abstract submission dates will be posted in the coming weeks.
Abstract Guidelines and Format
REGARDING YOUR SUBMISSION:
- All abstracts must be submitted in English.
- All submissions must be completed through the online portal for the CAR to accept the submissions.
- All abstracts must have a maximum of 250 words and be text-based, in addition to one figure to be uploaded in PDF, JPEG, or PNG format. The only exception is for the Educational Exhibit abstracts, where authors have up to an additional 80-word section to complete on the background of their submission.
- Abstracts should be submitted in a format ready for publication.
- Please proofread to avoid any typographic or grammatical errors.
- Authors should prepare their abstracts in advance using any standard word processing system, and then ‘copy and paste’ the elements from the word processing document into the appropriate spaces in the submission system.
- Please do not include references, acknowledgements, graphics, tables or figures in your abstract body, there will be an opportunity to include these elsewhere.
- Figures uploaded will not be published but will be reviewed during adjudication.
- All DCAP submissions must include the first cycle results. Audits must be completed in time to present interventions and second cycle data at the CAR Annual Scientific Meeting.
- If you are not selected to present an oral presentation, you will be offered an electronic display opportunity.
- During the submission process, authors must specify if the abstract was accepted elsewhere and include the date, location and event. This does not disqualify an abstract from being selected.
- Abstracts that have previously been published are not eligible for submission.
- The ASM Scientific and Educational Competitions Judging Committee reserves the right to re-allocate abstracts submitted to incorrect categories and will notify the submitting author.
- The ASM committee reserves the right to change the number of oral sessions, prizes and categories depending on number and strength of submitted abstracts.
IMPORTANT ABSTRACT ELEMENTS:
- Coherence between stated purpose, methods and materials (M&M), results and conclusion, meaning that: M&M are suited to address the stated purpose, results reflect methods and materials, and conclusions are drawn from the results and address the purpose.
- Purpose clearly stated.
- Precise description of methods and materials (patients), especially patient recruitment, analysis and statistics.
- Precise description of results with numbers and statistics.
- Statistics should be appropriate.
- Work-in-progress is only acceptable for extremely innovative or interesting approaches.
For more information about abstracts please contact Carissa Piercey at firstname.lastname@example.org.