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Late Breaking abstract submission is now closed

A late-breaking abstract should contain new data  that was not yet known or fully available by the general abstract submission deadline . The data in the abstract must not be published prior to the meeting.

Please note that late-breaking abstract deadline is not an extension of the abstract submission deadline.

The data  must be novel, ground-breaking, of high significance, evidence-based and with scientific merit.

The data must be original and not previously published or presented at any other scientific meeting. 

A limited number of late-breaking abstracts will be accepted. 

Submissions will be accepted for oral presentation only. 


With the submission of a late-breaking abstract for EUSEM 2023, the submitting (presenting) author: 

  • Accepts responsibility for the accuracy of the abstract and confirms that all authors are aware of the content before submission 
  • Accepts to be the contact person for all correspondence related to the abstract and to inform the co-authors about its status 
  • Accepts to declare any financial interest in products or processes described in the abstract. This includes stock ownership, membership on any advisory boards, commercially-sponsored research or any other substantial relationships 
  • Selected Abstracts are embargoed until the day of presentation and will be published in the searchable programme on that day.
  • Abstracts must be submitted and presented at the conference in English. Abstract Committee reserves the right to reject an abstract written in poor English. 

Submission process

  1. Before you can submit your abstract you must login to your MyEUSEM online account
  2. If you are already in the database, you can retrieve your password.
  3. Ones you are logged in and you completed your profile, you click on the Abstract Submission button and you’ll find your information there. 
  4. No need to be registered to the congress to submit.

If you have trouble accessing your account, please send an email to with a detailed description of the problem.


Submit a late breaking abstract

Please note that late-breaking abstract deadline is not an extension of the abstract submission deadline.

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 late breaking 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. 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.


  • If selected authors 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