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Abstracts Submissions:             CLOSED
Abstracts Submissions Close:   CLOSED
Registrations Open:                   OPEN
Registrations Close:                   6th September 2021


The ANZCNS welcomes abstract submissions for its 9th Annual Scientific Meeting (ASM) 13-15 September 2021, which will be held as a virtual meeting.

Types of Presentations
Platform (Oral) Presentations ONLY - If your abstract is accepted as a platform presentation you will be allocated a session (time to be advised) within the program.

Format for Abstracts
Abstracts are to be provided in English. The body of the abstract should be structured with Background, Methods, Results and Conclusions and not exceed 250 words (excluding the title). Abbreviations should be defined where first mentioned. Spelling and grammar should be carefully checked. Abstracts without results to support conclusions, for example abstracts with terms such as “results will be discussed”, will not be accepted. Abstracts will be published as submitted without any modification.

Abstracts Conditions
Abstracts will not be accepted if they have been previously published as a full paper, or if they have been presented elsewhere more than one year before the meeting date. A condition of acceptance is that at least one author presents the work. Presenters must register to attend the ASM and are responsible for their own registration expenses.

Industry Sponsored/Promoted Abstracts
These abstracts should NOT be submitted via the submission portal but emailed directly to for committee's review.

Submission Details
Abstracts can only be submitted online via this website. Complete the online submission form, and cut-paste your abstract in the text boxes provided. If the submission was successful, you will receive an automatic acknowledgement of the receipt of your abstract.

All trainees are encouraged to present, and make themselves eligible for the fantastic prizes on offer, including fellowships for all abstracts accepted for oral presentation.
Awards Eligibility Criteria
Registered with the RACP as a Neurology Advanced trainee and in the 1st-3rd year of Neurology training
Neurologists currently enrolled full-time or part-time in a PhD and not holding a staff specialist position
1st Prize: Dr Ian Hopkins Memorial Prize for best presentation - $1000
2nd Prize: $800
3rd Prize: $600

$500 award for all other accepted presentations.

If you wish to make changes to your abstract you can do so until midnight (AEST) on MONDAY, 12TH JULY 2021. After this date you will be unable to gain access.

Abstract Notifications
All abstracts submitted are subject to review and scoring by the Abstract Review Committee and will, subject to acceptance, be assigned to a platform presentation. The reviewing committee reserves the right to contact authors, if required to clarify the nature of intended presentations prior to making decisions regarding their acceptance. Notifications will be sent via e-mail to the submitting author only by end of July 2021.