IAGG Asia/Oceania Regional Congress 2023

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Abstract Submission Period

September 14 (Wed), 2022 – November 30 (Wed), 2022

December 26(Mon)
※Abstract Submission has been extended.

Abstracts General Guides

  • All abstracts must be submitted in English.
  • Abstracts accepted will be selected for oral or poster presentations. The final decision about the Presentation format will be made by the Scientific Committee.
  • All abstracts must be received by 30 November, 2022, 23:59 JST (UTC+9). The system will close thereafter, and it will not be possible to submit an abstract (no exceptions).
  • Abstract evaluation results will be sent out in early 2023 to the email that the submitter has registered when submitting the abstract.
  • Submitting authors are required to ensure that all listed co-authors have reviewed the abstract, take responsibility for its content and agree with being listed as a co-author.
  • Authors are encouraged to submit their abstracts as early as possible.
  • Acceptance of the abstract in the program and assignment to a session are determined solely by the Scientific Committee based on the abstract subject matter and combined reviewer scores and comments. Because of the logistics of assigning abstracts to sessions and the number of abstracts received, requests for particular sessions, days, or times will not be considered by the Scientific Committee.
  • For each accepted abstract, one author, at least, must attend the Congress. The first author of the accepted papers are required to pay their registration fee in full. Failure of payment by the deadline will result in the accepted paper to be withdrawn from the Congress.
  • Abstracts must be based on original results that have not or will not be published or presented before the 12th IAGG-AOR Congress on June 2023.
  • By submitting an abstract, the author(s) agree to transfer all copyrights to the 12th IAGG-AOR Congress and to allow publication of submitted information on the Congress website, or other related publications.

Abstract Body

  • The final selection of the type of presentation will be defined by the Scientific Committee. Oral or Poster presentation instructions will be sent to the authors after the abstract acceptance via email.
  • Headings, tables, and figures are not permitted
  • All abstracts must have 250 words or less (this does not include presenter information and abstract title)
  • The abstract must include the following:

      ○ Title ・・・・・・・Should be clear, summarizing and interesting

      ○ Introduction・・・・A statement of the hypothesis or research question.

      ○ Objectives  ・・・・A brief description of the goals of the research or study.

      ○ Methods ・・・・・An explanation of the study design and experimental method and materials used.

      ○ Results   ・・・・・A brief summary of the major findings of the experiment or study. Sufficient data must be provided to permit evaluation by the reviewers and public reading of the abstracts. Statements such as “additional information to be presented at the meeting” are not acceptable.

      ○ Conclusion ・・・・Summary of the overall findings and the importance of the study.

  • Do not format the complete abstract in bold or italic letters.
  • Authors are discouraged from submitting multiple abstracts from the same project. Each abstract will be judged on its own merits without reference to other submissions. Repetitive abstracts will be rejected.

Abstracts Topics

  • When submitting their papers, authors are asked to specify the topics from the list below:

    Social science
    Geriatrics
    Dementia
    Long term care
    Frailty and Sarcopenia
    Gerodontology
    Gerontechnology
    Aging science
    COVID-19
    Others

  • Key Words: Not mandatory, but if necessary, please list up to 5 keywords which are most related to the paper.

Conflicts of Interest

  • All potential conflicts of interest for each co-author must be declared. Potential conflicts of interest include but are not limited to, commercial interest in the research, and financial or in-kind support for the research, and financial or in-kind support for the research from entities with commercial interest.
  • Please be sure to download one of the following COI disclosure slides and include it in your presentation (on the second slide).

Peer Review

  • Each abstract will be reviewed and scored, by two reviewers at least, based on the quality and originality of the research, the scientific content and presentation.
  • A notice of acceptance or rejection will be sent to the submitting authors only. It is the responsibility of the submitting author to notify other co-authors about the Committee’s decision.
  • The abstract review process is blinded, meaning that the author’s names and affiliations are not disclosed to the reviewers.