Abstract Submission: Oral Communication/Poster

/Abstract Submission: Oral Communication/Poster

Submission deadline: 15th December 2017

Selection notification: within 31st Janaury 2018

Main Topics: Corneal infections – Keratoconus – Corneal endothelial diseases – Cross-Linking – DALK – DMEK/DSAEK – Ocular immunology – Graft Versus Host Disease – Ocular surface tumors – Other ocular surface diseases


  • All submissions must be made by the deadline (15th December 2017) using the format below.
  • Abstract submission must include authors’ names and affiliations. The presenting author must be indicated.
  • The presenting author of an accepted abstract must be registered at the congress and pay all applicable fees.
  • If one of the authors is under 40 years old, indicate his/her full name to participate to the Best Paper Awards 
  • Do not submit more than one abstract with the same title.
  • Please indicate your preference for oral or poster presentation during submission process.
  • The Scientific Board will decide whether to accept the submitted abstracts. It also reserves the right to select abstracts for poster session.


Submission Rules:

  • All submitted abstracts must be in English and follow the structured format below:
    Title (max 250 charachters)
    Purpose (max 50 words)
    Methods (max 100 words)
    Results (max 100 words)
    Conclusions (max 50 words)
  • The summary of results presented must be given in sufficient detail to support the conclusions. The Scientific Board will only accept abstracts with final results or conclusions.
  • References and credits cannot be included.
  • Indicate whether the presenting author or any co-author has a financial interest in the subject matter or receives money from any mentioned company.


The official language of the S.I.C.S.S.O. Congress 2018 is English