Annual RIMS Conference: 4-6 June 2020, Leuven (BE)
 
Abstract Submission

The abstract submission tool is now available. Please use the internet browser "Google Chrome" to upload your abstract.
 
 
 

Possibilities to present your abstract:
  • There is poster viewing for all abstracts which have been accepted and assigned to either a "Poster Express" session or a "Poster Viewing" session
  • There are express sessions for a selection of accepted abstracts (oral presentation of 1 minute – on stage) – using 1 ppt slide
  • There are platform presentations for a selection of accepted abstracts
    (oral presentation of 12 minutes incl. 2 min Q&A – on stage) – using PPT slides

Authors that submit an abstract will be asked to indicate their preference to participate in the oral presentations. The reviewers will make a selection of the submitted abstract that qualify for the express sessions or the platform presentation.


Please note:

General Framework for Abstract Submission
  • The submission of abstracts is welcome and highly appreciated 
  • Abstracts should be submitted via the available link on the conference website 
  • All submitted abstracts that fullfil the submission criteria, will be screened and considered for presentation by reviewers, appointed by the Scientific Committee, which will send a notification regarding acceptance or rejection of abstracts to the submitting author via email
  • Accepted abstracts are published in the Multiple Sclerosis Journal after the conference
  • There is no cost linked to abstract submission or poster presentation
  • Late breaking abstracts will not be accepted
  • Abstracts with commercial content will not be accepted
  • Posters are centrally displayed close to the plenary room
Deadlines:
  • Abstract Submission Deadline by Wednesday, February 19, 2020
  • Abstract Submission Feedback regarding acceptance/non-acceptance by Tuesday, March 10, 2020

Submission Criteria: 

Abstracts should be uploaded via the abstract submission system  which is accessible via the Conference Website. Please use the internet browser "Google Chrome" to upload your abstract.
  • All abstracts must be submitted electronically in .doc/docx format and should be written in English
  • At the time of submission, the material should not have been published or accepted for publication. Encore abstracts are accepted but not favoured
  • The title of the abstract should include all the words crucial for a subject index
  • The body of the abstract should be limited to maximum 300 words
  • The subject should treat the results of a specific research project
  • In addition, there should be a title submitted with a maximum of 45 characters
  • All abstracts have to be submitted by the main author
  • If the abstract has more than one author, the main author should be clearly identified (fe: label: 'main author:')
  • The following basic information of the main author should be included in the abstract itself: institution, city and country (click here to view an example of the lay-out )
  • If the abstract has one or more co-authors, the information should be clearly identified in the abstract itself
  • The following basic information of each co-author should be included in the abstract itself: institution, city and country (click here to view an example of the lay-out )
  
Submission Groups:

  • Emerging rehabilitation research methodologies
  • Optimizing Engagement
  • Translating knowledge into practice
  • Creating synergies to optimize practice & research
  • Other