DEADLINE FOR SUBMISSION
The Abstract-Submission System will be opened from the 15th of March 2021 through to 30th of June, 2021.
Please note: The presenting author MUST register with the Congress after the abstract is accepted in order to have the abstract included in the Congress program.All presenting authors will have the privilege of early registration fees.
Please note: MMISU 2021 will announce the acceptance decision on the 25th of July 2021, all authors who submitted an abstract will be informed of the final decision by E-mail. Accepted abstracts will be presented either an oral presentation or an “electronic” poster presentation. Valuable Prizes for best poster and podium presentations
GUIDELINES FOR SUBMISSION
Abstracts should be submitted electronically via the web-based system for abstract submissions via the Congress website at http://mmisu.org/ The abstract text should not exceed the 300 words limit (with title, author names and affiliation details excluded). The abstract title should not exceed the 150 characters’ limit (spaces included). All abstracts subject to editorial and scientific review. The deadline for submission of abstracts is June 30, 2021.
Each presentation for the Congress requires an abstract to include brief details of the work. The abstract should give details of the aim, objectives, methods used, the most important data findings and conclusions of the submitted research.
There should be headings in bold/capitals for: AIM, METHODS, RESULTS, and the important CONCLUSIONS.
AIM: Usually one short simple sentence stating the objective of doing the study. METHODS: This section must be clearly written and in sufficient detail for the work to be repeated by other workers. The statistical methods used should be stated.
RESULTS: These should be clearly presented and only related to the methods described where appropriate data should be given as to the reproducibility of the findings. Statistical analysis should be included in this section. Images, tables and visual data should not be submitted.
CONCLUSION: This should briefly outline the most important findings.
Oral Presentations are scheduled to last for a total of 10 minutes which is allocated as 7 minutes for the Oral Presentation followed by 2 minutes of questions and 1 minute for change over to the next Presentation.
This will be strictly monitored by the appointed Chairpersons who will signal the end of the presentation period and the start of questioning.
It is advisable to have several rehearsals of your presentation so that you will be able to deliver this within the allotted time period of 7 minutes.
A preview room will be located within the venue where presenters can check their slides. Staff will be able to assist in giving directions to this room if necessary. However, the Presentations MUST be loaded onto the laptops in the designated session room for each delegate in advance of their session. It is advisable to load presentations, during the breaks or at least one hour before the presentation.
Please attend your session at least 10 minutes beforehand to introduce yourself to the Session Chairs and familiarize yourself with the podium, laser pointer etc. The Chairpersons will have a register of the presentations for their sessions and any presenter failing to attend will have their abstract withdrawn. All Presenters will receive a Congress Certificate for their scientific contribution in the congress
Posters with Oral Discussions/Presentations (OPD)
The Posters with Oral Discussions/Presentations are a combination of displaying a Poster in the Exhibition Hall area followed by an Oral Presentation in separate session Halls/Rooms. Each presenting author will be allowed 2 minutes as an oral presentation (Maximum3 slides) to summarize his research.
Poster Content and Layout
·Posters should include a title corresponding to the title of the abstract, authors and affiliations.
·A small photograph of the presenting author at the top of the poster.
·The content should match that submitted for your abstract.
·The amount of written text should be kept to a minimum by using key words and phrases.
·Keep the layout simple and do not overload with text.