Call for Abstracts

The Scientific Committee welcomes the submission of abstracts on wide variety topics in Respiratory and related topics. Accepted abstracts will be published online in a dedicated Supplement issue of RESPIROLOGY, the official journal of APSR. The Committee reserves the right to reject abstracts and edit the language.

Submission Period

4 February – 11 May 2020

The Online Abstract Submission System will be closed at 12p.m. on 11 May 2020 Japan time (UTC+9)

Result Notification

Presenting authors will be notified no later than the end of June by email. If you don’t receive the email, please check your spam folder.

Guidelines for Abstract Submission

1 )    
There is no limitation on how many abstracts an author may submit.

2 )    
Abstracts must be submitted in English.

3 )    
Duplicate abstracts will not be accepted.

4 )    
Abstracts must be submitted online. Submissions via fax, email, post, etc., will NOT be considered.

5 )    
It is the responsibility of 1st author to ensure that all authors have given their consent to be listed on the submitted abstract.

6 )    
Authors must declare that the material in the presentation is original and declare that the material will not be published in any publication or presented
elsewhere before the APSR Congress 2020.

7 )    
A Case report should describe only a single case and contain description of actual case, a discussion of the novelty and importance of the specific

8 )    
Abstracts supported in whole or in part by tobacco or tobacco related industry will not be accepted. Authors are required to complete a Declaration
of Conflict of Interest.

9 )    
1st authors must specify their and co-authors’ sponsoring entity.

10 )  
The Abstract Title must be a maximum of 25 words.

11 )  
The Abstract Body must be a maximum of 300 words. (title, author information, tables and images are excluded from the 300-word count).

12 )  
An abstract must have the sub-headings: Background and Aims, Methods, Results and Conclusions.

13 )  
Authors must choose one category from the following:

1. Clinical Respiratory Medicine

2. Cell and Molecular Biology

3. Clinical Allergy and Immunology

4. Environmental & Occupational Health and Epidemiology

5. Respiratory Infections (non-tuberculous)

6. Tuberculosis


8. Lung Cancer

9. Asthma

10. Respiratory Neurobiology and Sleep

11. Critical Care Medicine

12. Bronchoscopy and Interventional Techniques

13. Paediatric Lung Disease

14. Respiratory Structure and Function

15. Pulmonary Circulation

16. Interstitial Lung Disease

14 )  
An abstract can have a maximum of 2 figures, JPG, PNG and GIF format ONLY, including figures, tables and images.

15 )  
The recommended image sizes for optimal resolution is

A table: up to 5 columns x 8 rows

A graphic: 192 pixels wide, 288 pixels high (print size 508 mm (2 inches) wide by 762 mm (3 inches) high and 300 DPI)

16 )  
Authors may request their preferred presentation method to be oral or poster or either. Please be reminded that the Scientific Program Committee
will take the request into consideration but will ultimately decide which method will be allocated to the abstract.

17 )  
ONLY Presenting Authors can apply for an award for the Congress.

18 )  
Please make sure all contents are correct before you “Submit ” your abstract.

Submitted contents including names of authors will be published as they are in a supplement of Respirology in case abstracts are

19 )  
Abstracts can be edited at any time before the abstract submission deadline.

20 )  
The Scientific Committee reserves the right to accept or reject an abstract.

21 )  
ONLY the Presenting Author will receive abstract correspondence and the presentation confirmation, which will be sent by email. The presenting
author is responsible for informing the co-authors about the status of the submitted abstract.

22 )  
Presenting Authors will be notified of the status of their abstract, session formats, and scheduling of presentations in July 2020.

23 )  
At least one author of an abstract must register for the Congress before the designated deadline.

24 )  
If there are more than 20 authors, download the form and send it to Congress Secretariat by the abstract submission deadline. (The details are on the
online submission form)

25 )  
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26 )  
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