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Abstract Submission and Poster Instructions

CRRT 2015 Abstract Submission is CLOSED

General Information

  1. The abstract must be written in English.
  2. Deadline: abstracts MUST BE RECEIVED no later than December 15, 2014.
  3. Online abstract submissions are required.
  4. Presenting authors must pay the registration fee and attend the meeting. Authors of accepted abstracts are not provided with travel funds.
  5. All accepted abstracts will be published and distributed electronically in the AKI&CRRT Conference Syllabus. Hardcopy syllabus booklets will be available for purchase during the conference. Abstracts and digital posters (if submitted) will also be published online at: CRRTonline.com
  6. Notification of acceptance will be mailed by January 2, 2015.

Content of the Abstract

  1. The body of the abstract is limited to 2500 characters (includes spaces).
  2. Body of abstract: purpose of the study, methods used, summary of the results and conclusion reached.
  3. Author list is limited to 10.
  4. References and credits MUST NOT be included in the abstract.
  5. Simple tables may be made in the submission form - PLEASE DO NOT PASTE TABLES IN THE ABSTRACT BODY.
  6. Formulas should be avoided.
  7. Use standard abbreviations in parentheses after the full word the first time it appears.
  8. Please indicate the subject category your abstract most closely represents:
    a) Epidemiology and Outcomes from AKI
    b) Research in AKI (Basic, translational, clinical including clinical trials)
    c) RRT Technique Characteristics
    d) RRT Applications and Targeted Interventions
    e) New Technology
    f) RRT research
    g) Nursing Issues (education, training, care delivery)
  9. Figure/Image uploads are restricted to .jpg or .gif files only.
  10. Abstracts will be published as submitted. Proof and edit your submission accordingly.


Registration Awards for Fellows in Training, Nurses & Allied Professionals

Fellows in an accredited training program and Nurses/Allied Professionals who submit a poster abstract to be presented at the AKI&CRRT Conference may be eligible to apply for Registration for the conference. Sponsorship for the awards is currently being sought and will be announced soon. Awards will be based on the quality and relevance of the research as judged by the abstract review committee. Recipients are required to be present at their poster sessions on Tues. February 17 and Wednesday, February 18, 2015.

Please indicate on your submission form that you wish to be considered for an award.

Submission

  1. Many of the fields in the Abstract Form are required. Your form will not submit until it is complete. Please press the submit button only once.
  2. Notification of acceptance will be mailed by January 2, 2015.
  3. Upon acceptance, additional information will be forthcoming regarding preparation and presentation of your poster.
  4. For additional information or if you are unable to complete an online submission contact:

  5. RES Seminars
    4425 Cass Street, Suite A
    San Diego, CA 92109
     
    Email: crrt@res-inc.com
    Tel: 858-272-1018
    Fax: 858-272-7687

Poster Presentations (dates and times subject to change)

There will be a poster presentation reception for all conference attendees on Tuesday, February 17th from 6:00-7:30pm. All travel grant recipients are required to attend and present their poster.

This year authors will also be REQUIRED to submit a digital file by February 1, 2015 of their poster for electronic display on large monitors. These montiors will be positioned at the poster sessions and throughout the conference. Posters will be selectable from monitor menus. More information regarding the submission of digital files will be provided to authors of selected abstracts. PLEASE NOTE: Digital file submission is IN ADDITION TO your required hard copy poster print. The template file available for download is a sample for your use, other styles are acceptable.

Oral Poster Presentations (schedule to be determined)

A limited number of abstract authors will be invited to prepare short 4 minute Oral Presentations of key points in their study with no more than 5 power point slides (maximum).  Presentations should include aims, methods, results and summary. Presenters will be given an additional 2 minutes afterward for discussion. Slides should be hand delivered on a flash drive to the Speaker Ready Room (location to be determined) 2 hours before your presentation (schedules to be determined and distributed).

Download Digital Poster Template

Poster Instructions for Accepted Abstracts

  1. Poster dimensions are 30 inches wide x 40 inches tall. Prepare your poster accordingly. Poster foamcore boards will be distributed at conference site. Bring scotch tape or pushpins to attach your poster to the foam board.
    Download Poster Sample
  2. Poster abstracts must be presented by the primary author.
  3. Posters must be set up 1/2 hour in advance of Poster Session. The presenter is responsible for assembling your poster board and removing the poster. CRRT Conference is not responsible for posters and materials left after session.
  4. Digital Posters will be displayed on monitors during the poster sessions and throughout the conference. Digital posters will be programmed to be selectable from monitor menus. The template file available for download is a sample for your use, other styles are acceptable, but please maintain the format size/ratio of 24x18. If possible, please convert your ppt file (or other) to pdf prior to sending via email. Further instructions will be sent with your abstract acceptance notification.
    Download Digital Poster Template
  5. Digital Posters submitted by February 1, 2015 are REQUIRED AND IN ADDITION TO YOUR HARDCOPY POSTER.
    Digital Posters will be on display throughout the conference and may also be published online at crrtonline.com.  The Copyright Release acknowledgment required during the abstract submission process applies to both your submitted abstract and your digital poster file submission.
  6. Required Hardcopy Poster dimensions are below.