Abstract Submission

Abstract submissions are now open. To submit an abstract, please click here and select “Abstract Entry.” You will need to log in to your existing account or create a new account to submit your abstract.

Travel Grant Applicants

  • Travel grant abstracts must be submitted by Monday, May 29, 2017.
  • Early-Career Scientists* who submit travel grant abstracts will receive notice of their award by Tuesday June 13, 2017.
  • At least one author must be registered for the meeting in order for an abstract to be included in the program book.

    * An "Early-Career Scientist" is a scientist/researcher with only 5-6 years post doctorate experience who does not work independently and is not the "Principal Investigator" on grants. 

Additional information about travel grants can be found on our Travel Grant Page.

General Abstracts

  • General abstract submission deadline is Monday, June 26, 2017.
  • Participants will be notified on Monday, July 24, 2017 of their inclusion in the program.
  • At least one author must be registered for the meeting in order for an abstract to be included in the program book.

Satellite Symposium Abstracts - "New HBV Antiviral and Immune Modulatory Therapies in Late Pre-Clinical or Early Clinical Development"

  • Submission deadline is Monday, June 26, 2017.
  • Participants will be notified on Monday, July 24, 2017 if their abstract has been selected for Oral Presentation in the Satellite Symposium.
  • Abstracts not selected will be added to the General Abstracts for the International HBV Meeting.
  • Please select "Satellite Symposium Presentation" on page one of the Abstract Submission form if you wish to have your abstract considered for presentation at the Satellite Symposium.
  • For more information on the Satellite Symposium, click here

 

Oral Presentation Guidelines

  • Oral presentations for the Main Meeting will be 10 minutes in length plus up to 3 minutes for questions.
    This time limit will be strictly enforced by the Session Chairs.
  • Satellite Meeting oral presentations will be 8 minute in length and 4 minutes for questions.
    This time limit will be strictly enforced by the Session Chairs.
  • PowerPoint files will be loaded onto a PC prior to the session. You will not be able to use your own computer for the presentation. There will be an area designated for loading the presentation at the registration desk.

Poster Presentation Guidelines

  • Posters are to be on display throughout the conference.
  • There will be three formal poster presentations. You will be expected to present and stand by your work to discuss your research during your scheduled time.  Poster Session times will be updated as the Program is finalized
  • Posters can be a maximum of 36 inches wide by a maximum of 72 inches high. Please do not exceed these dimensions, or your poster will not fit on the stand and you will not be able to display.
  • Please hang your poster at the start of the meeting on Sunday, September 3, 2017 and remove your poster no later than 5:00 PM on Wednesday, September 6, 2017.
  • Please hang your poster according to the number assigned in the program book. You will receive this book at registration. Poster mounting materials will be provided to you.


Poster Prize Guidelines

  • There will be a prize for the best poster of each of the 10 sessions.  Members of the scientific review committee will judge the posters. Criteria will included both:

    • Content: scientific content; a clear research question; materials and methods clearly explained; quality of data and statistics; clarity of presentation of results and conclusions; the ability of the presenter to discuss their work and to answer questions.
    • Design and layout: structure; high readability; arrangement; appropriately labeled figures and/or tables; correct referencing. 
  • For suggestions and advice on preparing a good poster please refer to: Woolston, C. Lead the poster parade.  Nature 2016; 536:115 – 117. https://www.nature.com/naturejobs/2016/160804/pdf/nj7614-115a.pdf
  • The prizes will be announced at the Meeting Banquet on Wednesday 6th September 2017 and presented by Professor Frank Chisari, recipient of the inaugural Distinguished Award in Hepatitis B Research.