Abstract Submission Guidelines

ASDV/NAD Conference 2016 Abstract Submission Guidelines

Extended Abstract Submission Deadline:

We are delighted by the number and quality of abstracts that have been received thus far for the African Society of Dermatology and Venerealogy Conference 2016. However, taking into consideration the requests from our prospective participants, the abstract submission deadline has been extended by 14days till 12midnight, 17th May 2016.
Submit your abstract at [email protected] for consideration as a poster presentation during the Conference.

Abstracts are invited on topics related to the themes and sub-themes of the conference.
Online Submission Opens:31/12/2015
Abstract Submission Deadline: NEW!17/5/2016
Abstract Evaluation Deadline:30/5/2016
Authors should choose from the list below one category which best suits their submission. The abstract review committee however reserves the right to reassign any submission to a category they deem best suits the content of the submitted abstract.

  • Acne
  • Aesthetic Dermatology
  • Aging
  • Basic Science
  • Clinical Dermatology& other cutaneous disorders
  • Cutaneous Malignancies: Melanoma, Non-Melanoma
  • Dermatitis: Allergic, Contact, Atopic, Irritant and Occupational
  • Dermatopathology
  • Dermatovenerology and Sexually Transmitted Infections
  • Diagnostic Procedures
  • Genodermatoses
  • Hair & Nail Disorders and Diseases
  • Infections
  • Paediatric Dermatology
  • Pigmentary Disorders
  • Pregnancy Related Dermatoses
  • Pruritus, Urticaria and angioedema
  • Miscellaneous
Abstract Submission Process
Abstracts should be sent to the Scientific Programme Committee of ASDV conference email address [email protected]

Abstract Structure Requirements
Abstracts should be structured as follows

  • Background: Indicate the purpose and objective of the research
  • Methods: Describe the study period, setting, location, study design, study population, data collection and methods of analysis used.
  • Results: Present findings and outcome of study with summary of specific results.
  • Conclusion: explanation of significance of findings, outcomes and future implications of results and findings.
  • Font: A standard font e.g Arial should be used.
  • Word Limits: The abstract text body should be limited to 350 words. Titles should be limited to 30 words.
  • Keywords: Three keywords
  • Author information: This should be included with the presenting authors name in bold. Name, email address and institutional affiliation of authors should be specified.

Notification of Abstract Disposition
After the Scientific Programme Committee completes its review the Corresponding author will be sent an email notification of the abstract disposition on or before 30th May 2016

Authors of Abstracts selected for poster presentation will be informed and given detailed guidelines on the format for presentation.

Policies For Abstract Submission

Copyright Policy
Abstracts should not violate copyright laws. It is the author’s sole responsibility to secure rights from copyright holders as regards figures /graphics/images to be used.

Re submission Policy
An abstract which has been previously published or presented at a national, regional or international meeting can only be submitted if there are valid reasons for submission e.g. new methods, findings or updated information.
Plagiarism is seen as a serious professional misconduct and any abstract screened and found wanting as well as any other abstract submitted by the same author will be rejected .
Ethical Research Considerations
Only research that has been conducted according to the protocol approved by the institutional or local committee on ethics will be accepted. Where no such committee exists the research must have been done in accordance with the principles of the Declaration of Helsinki of World Medical Association.

NAD Secretariat

Room 121,
Department of Medicine,
College of Medicine, University of Lagos,
Idi-araba, Lagos
Tel: +234 909 888 0921
Email: [email protected], [email protected]
Website: www.asdvafrica.org

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