Abstracts may be submitted for the following presentation types
– Free Paper
Abstracts must be submitted in English and follow the format below:
– Title (20 words max)
– Purpose (50 words max)
– Setting/Venue (20 words max)
– Methods (100 words max)
– Results (100 words max)
– Conclusions (50 words max)
– Financial Disclosure (YES/NO)
Only one abstract per author will be accepted for the Free Paper Programme.
Prizes for this year for the top 3 Free Papers include:
Best Free Paper- €400
Second place- €300
Third place- iPad
An electronic poster is easily prepared as a maximum of 6 PowerPoint slides and authors of accepted poster abstracts will receive full details on how to submit their presentation in advance of the Congress
Submitted abstracts will be reviewed, graded and accepted or rejected by the ESONT Committee. The decision of this Committee is final.
When an abstract is accepted for presentation, one of the authors must undertake to present it. The presenter must be a registered delegate for the ESONT Programme.
Formulae should, in general, be avoided.
When using abbreviations or acronyms for the first time, care should be taken to spell them out in full with the abbreviation in parentheses after the full word/s the first time it appears in the text. The abbreviation should be used alone thereafter.
Details regarding the audio visual facilities and requirements at the Congress Centre will be sent to all presenters with confirmation of acceptance of their abstract.
All accepted poster presentations will be judged by the ESONT Committee.
The annual ESONT Poster Competition offers a first prize of €300 and a second prize of €200.
The Poster Competition will need a minimum of 5 entries in order to run.Please note Committee members may submit an absract but are exempt from the competition.
Free Paper and Poster abstract submissions are invited on any topic of interest to the ophthalmic nurse or technician under the following themes:
• Operating Room