Abstract Submission

Important dates

Abstract submission DEADLINE: 2 May 2023 – 18:00 (CEST)

  • Before you can submit your abstract you must login to your myEUSEM online account.
  • If you are already in the database, you can retrieve your password.
  • Ones you are logged in and you completed your profile, you click on the Abstract Submission EUSEM 2023 button.
  • You can be sure your already submitted abstract and details are still retrievable.
  • No need to be registered to the congress to submit.
  • If you have any problems with the previous steps, please send an email to congress@eusem.org


Submit a research abstract

Please note: Research abstracts will get priority over Images and Casereports.

Description of the following aspects need to be included:

  • Importance of the research question
  • What is already known
  • what is the main aim and research question or major tested hypothesis.
  • Study design, study dates, study setting, participants
  • Intervention or exposure
  • Outcomes variables
  • Statistical methods
  • Results
  • Conclusions
  • Trial registration
  • Funding
  • Ethical approval and informed consent

Read more detailed guidelines here

General information about your abstract

Submit a Case report

Submit an Image in Emergency Medicine report

Submit a Research abstract

Your abstract can only be submitted in English and must include:

  • An English title
  • A list of authors with their affiliations: make sure the names, degrees, and affiliations are consistent on every abstract you submit, or that lists you as an author.
  • A designated speaker
  • A topic and a list of key words
  • The main text of the abstract


  • Your title must be as short as possible.
  • It should summarize the abstract and contain the major key words, including the study design (survey, observational, trial, systematic review)
  • The title must be in lowercase, with a capital at the beginning
  • Do not use any small capitals or all capitals in the title
  • Do not use any asterisks or notes
  • Do not include any abbreviations. Every word should be spelled.


You must create the list of authors using the “Create a new author” form.
Once created, you may add the authors (first author and co-authors) and select a speaker.

The speaker has to be the person designed to make the oral presentation or the one in charge of the E-Poster. The speaker must be registered to the congress.

Abstract Text 

Your abstract can only be submitted in English and must include:

  • Your abstract must not exceed 500 words
  • You should prepare the body of the abstract using a text editor (Word, TextEdit, etc.). You can use any font; the text will be automatically formatted once submitted. We strongly recommend that you do not use any Greek letters, but instead their plain text counterparts: “Delta” instead of “Δ “, etc.
  • You must not insert any image, illustration or table in the abstract
  • Do not use bullet lists
  • Do not include bibliographic references in abstract text.
  • If you use abbreviations, spell the name in full when first mentioned, followed by the abbreviation in parenthesis.

Validation and submission process

Initially, the abstracts are registered under a “Draft” status. You will receive an email confirming the registration of your abstract and that it is in draft status. If you do not receive this email within 48 hours, please contact us.

When your abstract is in draft form, you may return to your account at any time to amend the content or submit the final version. Abstracts in draft form MUST be submitted formally before the deadline. When you click SUBMIT, your abstract will change to the status “Submitted”, and you will receive a confirmation of your submission by email. Only abstracts with a “Submitted” status will be forwarded to the Abstract Committee for review.

Abstract Publication

The European Journal of Emergency Medicine (EJEM) will publish the top 10 abstracts that receive the highest review scores. Abstracts will be considered for publication in our journal only if the author is registered for the meeting.

Top Three Scoring Abstracts will be presented during the award ceremony.


Your poster should be created as a single Microsoft PowerPoint slide. The ePoster screens dimensions are 132cm in width and 75cm in height.

If selected, your abstract will be classified in one of the three following categories:

Oral presentation

  • Oral presentation in a topic specific sessions.
  • Powerpoint Slideshow
  • 10 minutes: 7 mins of speech + 3 min for questions
  • Registration compulsory for the oral presenter

Short oral presentation
(Oral ePoster)

  • Oral presentation of your ePoster in front of the screen at a specific day and time
  • Eposter displayed during the congress in the ePoster area
  • One unique slide
  • 5 minutes presentation in front of your eposter with audience
  • Registration compulsory for the oral presenter


  • ePoster displayed during the congress in the ePoster area
  • One unique slide.
  • No time restriction. Can be displayed at any time.
  • Registration compulsory for the first author/presenter


  • For reports of original research, the data must have not been published in a manuscript or e-publication prior to the first day of conference. Previous publications as abstract or as a presentation in a conference (national or international) is accepted.
  • If selected authors (oral presentation or ePoster oral presentation) are not present at their presentation designated time and that they fail to inform the organising committee in advance future abstracts by the same author(s) will be rejected.
  • All submitters of accepted abstracts must be registered to the conference to be included in the final program
  • All abstracts should be written in English