Abstract Submission Guidelines


Abstract Submission Guidelines
Abstracts should be submitted at SAFOG website./abstractsafog2017@gmail.com

Abstract Submission Timeline

  • All abstracts should be submitted by Saturday 31st December 2016
  • Selected presenting authors will be notified if their submission has been successful by Tuesday 31 January 2017. Full guidelines for preparation of presentations will be given at this stage

Important Information

  • The Committee reserves the right to decide on the final method of presentation.
  • It is preferred that abstract are submitted online. 
  • Please remember that submitting an abstract does NOT automatically register you as a conference delegate. All presenters have to be registered for the conference.
  • All communications about your abstract submission will be sent to the email address you submit.
  • The detailed biodata including full name, designation, name of institution and contact number must be sent along with abstract.   
  • Abstracts must be submitted in English.
  • Abstract text should clearly state Objectives, Methods, Results and Conclusions
  • Abstracts should refer to completed work and not work in progress, should include details of the results to be presented and should not include phrases such as ‘the findings will be described’
  • Use standard abbreviations only and place any unusual abbreviation in parenthesis after the full word the first time it appears
  • Use generic names of drugs
  • References should be consistently presented in Vancouver style

Instructions for Preparation of an Abstract
Title (Max. 50 words): The title should be as brief as possible but long enough to indicate clearly the nature of the abstract. If you wish to include a subtitle it must be included in this field and included in the 50 word limit.

Abstract (Max. 400 words):

Any abstracts exceeding the word limit will not be accepted.

  • References are not required in abstract.
  • Format should be standard preferably Arial, font size 12.
  • Do not use tables or figures in abstract.
  • Authors: You MUST enter the names of all authors here (including yourself if you are an author) in the order in which you wish them to appear in the printed text. Names omitted here will NOT be printed in the author index or the final program. Please ensure the spelling of their names and affiliations is correct
  • Presenters: The system will only allow you to nominate one presenter, which can be yourself (the person submitting the abstract) or any other of the authors

If you have any questions regarding submitting an abstract, please contact the Secretariat on
Tel: +92 4299204955 (8am-2pm) or email safog2017@gmail.com