Abstracts may be submitted for Oral/Poster, Symposium or Workshop presentations. Authors are asked to advise their preference; however, the decision of which abstracts to select for oral presentation from Oral/Poster submission will be decided by the Congress Scientific Committee.
Abstracts must be submitted via the Congress website only. Only abstracts submitted via the online submission form will be sent to the Abstract Review Committee for review. Abstracts submitted by fax or e-mail will not be accepted.
Please do not submit multiple copies of the same abstract.
Please note that there are no limits on the number of abstracts which can be submitted, however, each individual will be selected to present based on available slots
The Congress Scientific Committee will determine whether abstracts will be accepted. A confirmation email will be sent to the presenter when the abstract has been received. Please refer to the abstract by number, title and presenting author in all correspondence regarding the abstract.
Please contact the Secretariat if you have not received confirmation that the abstract has been received.
All abstracts for the 2018 International Biennial Congress of the Marcé Society must be written in English. Please ensure that they are written using person-first (e.g. women with schizophrenia…, children with special needs…) and respectful language. Abstracts may include research studies or reports of clinical/community/educational/policy or advocacy initiatives.
Presenting authors must be registered participants. Only abstracts of authors who have paid their registration fees by Registration Deadline will be scheduled for presentation and included for publication.
Abstracts may not be edited/updated after final submission. You are welcome to bring an updated abstract onsite with you.
Your abstract is not successfully submitted until you receive a confirmation e-mail after clicking the final submit button in the dashboard of the abstract submission portal. If you do not receive a confirmation e-mail, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org .
Before you begin, please prepare the following information:
1. Presenting author's contact details:
2. Author and co-authors' details -
3. Abstract title - limited to 25 words in UPPER CASE
4. Abstract text – limited to 300- 350 words in Oral/Poster and individual abstracts in Symposium submission.
Abstracts must be submitted with the following sections:
Abstracts must be allocated to a specific category and topic area for the Scientific Program. You will need to select the category and topic most suited to your abstract. You can find the list of abstract topics from the website.
Please note that abstracts must be SUBMITTED before the deadline in order to be sent to review for inclusion in the Scientific Program.