Guidelines

ORAL AND POSTER PRESENTATIONS – RULES

  1. ORAL PRESENTATION
    Time to deliver oral reports should not exceed 7 minutes and the discussion cannot be longer than 3 minutes.
    The presentations should have .ppt, .pptx or .pdf format. There is no limit on the number of slides in your presentation – the only limitation is time.
  2. POSTER PRESENTATION
    Time to deliver poster reports should not exceed 4 minutes and the discussion cannot be longer than 2 minutes.
    The poster is the presentation of research information in the form of a paper poster that conference participants may view. Every presenting person is obliged to deliver the poster in printed form at least 15 minutes before the session starts to the room where it takes place. It should be printed in A2 format (horizontal).
    Please send the poster in form of a one-slide presentation having .ppt, .pptx or .pdf format at least 3 days before the Conference (22.04.2019).
  3. CASE REPORT ORAL PRESENTATION
    Time to deliver oral reports should not exceed 4 minutes and the discussion cannot be longer than 2 minutes.
    The presentations should have .ppt, .pptx or .pdf format. There is no limit on the number of slides in your presentation – the only limitation is time.
  4. GENERAL REGULATIONS
    • All participants of the sessions are obliged to adhere strictly to the minute program of the meeting and shall be entitled to receive voice and interrupted the discussion after regular time.
    • The official language of the conference is English, the work should be prepared and presented in ENGLISH.
    • The presentations and posters in electronic form should be sent to Session Coordinators at least 3 days before the Conference (22.04.2019). Contacts to Coordinators are available on the website (Programme-Sessions)
    Every participant has to agree to the “Consent to use the image” and “Consent to personal data processing” attached to the application form

Fees

  1. The regular fee* for Active Participants is:
    • 180 PLN or 45 € – students from abroad and from universities other than Jagiellonian University;
    • 140 PLN – students of Jagiellonian University.

    The regular fee for Passive Participants is: 180 PLN or 45 €

    * Exceptions: The fee for Active Participants taking part only in the Physiotherapy session is:

    • 130 PLN – students from universities other than Jagiellonian University;
    • 110 PLN – students of Jagiellonian University and members of Stowarzyszenie Fizjoterapia Polska.
  2. The only acceptable payment method is payment by bank transfer to the account number given by the Organising Committee after the qualification of the abstract.
  3. Please note that The fee is non-refundable.
  4. in order To get an invoice, the author who presents the research is obliged to fill in the form on the IMSC 2019 page, the fee must be paid no later than 24.03.2019 and the invoice information provided must be filled in correctly.
    1.  No changes of invoice data are possible once it is successfully submitted.
    2. it’s impossible to obtain an invoice in an off-hand way during the conference
  5. Certificates will be issued during the conference in special circumstances the certificates can be issued up to 30 days after the end of the Conference. At a later date, there will not be an opportunity to receive the Certificates.
  6. In case the prize is not collected over 30 days after the end of the Conference, it reverts to the Organising Committee.

ABSTRACT SUBMISSIONS

REQUIREMENTS

  1. Abstracts will only be accepted if they are written in English and do not exceed a maximum of 2200 characters excluding the title, name(s) of the author(s) and affiliation(s).
  2. Abstracts must be written by using Times New Roman, 10 point font with single spacing.
  3. Write short sentences, use simple words, and avoid using jargon.
  4. Only standard abbreviations may be used in the text of the abstract. They must be defined by using brackets just after the full word or phrase is typed for the first time.
  5. Avoid using symbols. Do not use characters such as å, ã, æ, ç, ê, and ï.
  6. Do not include unimportant details to fill up space. If you can summarize your research in fewer words than the maximum, do so!
  7. References are not included in the abstract.
  8. Please note that a plagiarism scanner will scan all submissions!

ABSTRACT SECTIONS

Your abstract is required to consist of the following fields:

    1. Name(s) of author(s) and affiliation(s)
    2. Title

The title must be functional, should be direct, and need not be dull. Use simple language and be concise and informative.

    1. Introduction

Background: give information that is useful in introducing your research that makes clear to the reader why you are asking your research question. What is the context of your research and what were your main objectives?

    1. Aim

What sort of questions did you try to answer with your study? Most important of all: why does your research matter?

    1. Materials and Methods

This section is fundamental as it describes the process and specific steps taken that enabled you to arrive at your results. Name the materials used and methods applied in your research or study. Describe the approach or the study design, including both independent and dependent variables and the use of statistics.

    1. Results

After all the work, what did you find? What does the data tell you about your initial hypothesis? What are the implications? Does the data suggest something originally unexpected? Describe the results obtained with regards to the research or study question and the methods applied.

    1. Conclusion

Summarize and conclude in a concise and interesting way. Based on your conclusions, what are your recommendations and next steps? Has your project given you new insights? What are some questions that remain to be answered by future research? Write your conclusions, their relevance, and their implications.
Discussion: only if important to your research, state possible sources of error that could have influenced your data. Keep the discussion as short and concise as possible.
Implications: it is of great importance to state the implications or relevance of your research or study.
Do not use words like „we intend to study ” or „work will be done to prove…” etc.

    1. Keywords

State the most important words that describe your research (±5). This can be your subject, method, etc.

    1. Number of characters

Please write a character count (number of characters) in the abstract (excluding the title, name(s) of the author(s) and affiliation(s)). Your abstract should not exceed 2200 characters – within spaces.

CASE REPORT WORK

Your abstract is required to consist only of the following fields:

    1. Name(s) of author(s) and affiliation(s) – up to 6 authors.
    2. Title
    3. Introduction

Background: give information that is useful in introducing your case that makes clear to the reader why you are asking your research question.

    1. Case report (in REGISTRATION FORM corresponds to the RESULTS)

Describe clearly and understandably your medical case.

    1. Conclusion

Summarize and conclude in a concise and interesting way.

    1. Keywords

State the most important words that describe your research (±5). This can be your subject, method, etc.

    1. Number of characters

Please write a character count (number of characters) in the abstract (excluding the title, name(s) of the author(s) and affiliation(s)). Your abstract should not exceed 2200 characters.