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CALL FOR ABSTRACTS

2015 UHMS ANNUAL SCIENTIFIC MEETING
JUNE 18-20

DEADLINE FOR SUBMISSION:
MONDAY, MARCH 2, 12 MID-NIGHT EST

Late submission date/fee: March 16/$75 fee

 

 

ONLINE SUBMISSION FORM ( CLICK HERE)

IF YOU NEED A WORD COPY of Abstract Submission Form, PLEASE CONTACT lisa@uhms.org

 

2015 UNDERSEA & HYPERBARIC MEDICAL SOCIETY
 ANNUAL SCIENTIFIC MEETING
Thursday, 18 June – Saturday, 20 June
Hilton Montréal Bonaventure, Montréal, Canada

 

On behalf of the Undersea Hyperbaric Medical Society, the UHMS Program Committee is pleased to extend its call for abstract submission to the 2015 UHMS Annual Scientific Meeting, June 18-20, 2015 to be held at the Hilton Montréal Bonaventure, 900, de La Gauchetière Ouest I Montréal, Québec H5A 1E4 I Canada.

 

For your convenience, the formatting and submission guidelines have been reprinted in the below section entitled “Abstract Formatting Guidelines.”  Abstracts should be submitted via the UHMS website at www.uhms.org.  For those unable to access the UHMS website or having difficulty with the online submission format, additional assistance with the submission process can be obtained by contacting the UHMS home office.  Authors should ensure that all submission requirements are met, as incomplete submissions may be returned for modification or declined.  The deadline for regular submission is MARCH 2, 2015, Late Submission is March 16 and a $75 late fee will be imposed.   Acknowledgement of receipt will normally be provided within one week.  Notification regarding abstract final acceptance will be provided via e-mail no later than April 6, 2015.  Please note that all abstracts accepted for presentation at the UHMS Annual Scientific Meeting will be presented in a poster format.  At the discretion of the UHMS Program Committee, presenters may also be invited to present their abstract orally in the general meeting, resident/trainee competition (if eligible) or the Associates session (if eligible).  Notification regarding selection for oral presentation will also be provided no later than April 6, 2015. 

 

ABSTRACT USE PERMISSIONS AND RIGHTS:

Submission of abstract, poster and/or oral presentation materials for consideration for presentation at the Annual Scientific Meeting constitutes consent by the author(s) for the UHMS to use the materials submitted in whole or part as it sees fit.  All abstracts, posters (including required PowerPoint/PDF submissions) and oral presentations (including PowerPoint slides) accepted by the UHMS Program Committee for presentation at the Annual Scientific Meeting may be subsequently used and/ or published by the Society in print or various electronic media at the discretion of the UHMS.  Once accepted for presentation by the UHMS Program Committee, no abstract, poster or oral presentation may be withdrawn or excluded from being subject to this agreement.

 

SUBMISSION DEADLINES, EXTENSIONS AND CHANGES:

  • DEADLINE FOR REGULAR SUBMISSION: MARCH 2, 2015
  • LATE SUBMISSION DEADLINE: MARCH 16, $75 late fee. No new submissions will be accepted after March16, 2015.  All submissions received after the MARCH 2, 2015 regular submission deadline will incur a $75.00 late submission fee.  This fee will be invoiced upon abstract acceptance by the UHMS Program Committee and payment must be received by the UHMS home office prior to April 6, 2015 for the presentation to be included in the meeting. 
  • CHANGES TO AN ABSTRACT:  If you require any changes to your abstract after notification of UHMS Program Committee acceptance, April 6, you will be charged a fee of $50.00.  Payment of this fee must be received prior to April 20, 2015 for the changes to be implemented.  Note that the abstract change fee will be waived if UHMS Program Committee initiated the request for changes.
  • NO CHANGES to an abstract will be accepted after April 12, 2015.

 

ABSTRACT FORMATTING GUIDELINES:

Language – All abstracts are to be written in English. The Program Committee reserves the right to alter abstracts where the English structure makes comprehension difficult.

Abstract Body Format

  • Must be 300 words or less, exclusive of title, author(s) names, and institutional affiliation(s).
  • All submissions should be in Microsoft Word format
  • Only text and text tables will be accepted. NO graphs or images may be submitted.
  • Contents should include the following sections, please use these exact terms for uniformity:
    • Introduction / Background
    • Materials and Methods
    • Results
    • Summary / Conclusions
    • Three questions / answers for Maintenance of Certification “MOC” Credits.


TOPICS FOR PRESENTATION

Specify one of the following categories that best characterizes your presentation:

  • Diving/Decompression Illness: Theory & Mechanisms (Session A: Thursday)
  • HBO2 Therapy Mechanisms (Session B: Thursday)
  • Clinical HBO2 and Wound Healing (Session C: Friday)
  • Diving and Dive Accident Management (Session D: Friday)
  • HBO2 Therapy, Chambers, and Equipment (Session E: Saturday)
  • Diving Equipment and Decompression Illness (Session F: Saturday)



 

QUESTIONS, CONTACT THE scientificcommittee@uhms.org 


 


CALL FOR ABSTRACT

SUBMISSION FORM

THE CALL FOR ABSTRACT

DEADLINE FOR SUBMISSION:

MONDAY, MARCH 2, 12 MID-NIGHT EST

 

Late submission date/fee: March 16/$75 fee

 

If you get an error message (which maybe due to your WORD Document) you will need to start you submission over and not include your Word Doc - please email to lisa@uhms.org


SOME PEOPLE ARE HAVING TROUBLE WITH SUBMISSION - Because we need to require the "CAPATCA" - "the Math Question"  - PLEASE BEFORE YOU SUBMIT YOUR ABSTRACT, click the "get a new math question" and answer - this usually helps!  If you still have problems, please contact me or use the WORD FORM above and email it to me and I will enter into the system for you.  

 

 


 

 

  
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PLEASE LIST THE INFORMATION OF THE AUTHOR THAT WILL BE PRESENTING THE ABSTRACT IF ACCEPTED.


Formal Letter of Acceptance for an International Visa, permission, flights, etc


You are required to submit a brief CV for CME purposes with this form, please make this just ONE page long and indicate your training, degrees obtained and any representative publications, also indicate if you are an associate or regular member.
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