Call for Abstract

The KAMA research committee reviews the Application and selects meritorious abstracts for poster presentations and top 3 abstracts for oral presentations.  First, Second, and Third Place Abstract Awardees each will receive a certificate and cash prize.

ABSTRACT CONTENT

 

Scientific Abstracts:

 

Your scientific abstract must contain:

 

  • A descriptive title, list of authors and institutions;

  • An introduction/rationale to the study;

  • The methods used;

  • The results of the study including new data not previously published or presented at a major national or international meeting;

  • Conclusions of the study. It is not satisfactory to state: "The results will be discussed."

 

Abstracts reporting results of meta-analyses and systematic reviews will also be considered.

ALL ABSTRACTS NOT MEETING THESE MINIMUM CRITERIA WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED. It is recommended that the abstract content be organized with the following headings: RATIONALE, METHODS, RESULTS, AND CONCLUSIONS.

 

Case Reports:

 

Interesting and unique case reports will be considered for presentation at the KAMA Annual Conference. Each abstract should describe only a single case report. Case report abstracts must contain the following four components:

 

  • A descriptive title, list of authors and institutions;

  • An introduction

  • A description of the actual case report

  • A discussion of the novelty and importance of the specific case

 

It is anticipated that 50% or fewer of the case reports will be accepted.

Submission Fee:

 

The Presenting Author will be charged a non-refundable processing fee for each abstract, based on their membership status, as follows:

 

Abstract submission fee: $20 

 

Please Note

  • Completing your payment is necessary to submit your abstract. Your payment may be submitted electronically using a credit card on a safe and secure site.

  • The abstract submission fee is not refundable, even if the abstract is not accepted.

  • The abstract submission fee does not register you for the Conference. Separate registration fees apply. If your abstract is accepted, you must register for the conference in order to present your abstract.

 

Authors:

 

  • The person submitting the abstract will automatically be the Presenting Author. The Presenting Author will be listed first.

  • The submitter (Presenting Author) is responsible for ensuring that all co-authors have agreed to be listed on the abstract and have knowledge of the abstract submission.

 

Disclosure:

 

The Presenting Author of this abstract must complete the Abstract Author Disclosure Form.

 

Abstract Length:

 

The total word count of an abstract may not exceed 400 words. Note: The 400 word count is for the abstract body (title, authors' information, institutions, tables, images and spaces between words will not count towards the 400 word count).

 

Deadline:

 

The deadline to submit your abstract is May 1, 2019.

 

E-MAIL NOTIFICATION

  • Notification of abstract acceptance will be sent electronically to the Presenting Author in mid-May 2019 at the email address provided in the online submission.

  • Please note: Check both your inbox and junk mail folder for your email notification.

  • It is the responsibility of the Presenting Author to ensure that the email address is correct because correspondence relating to the abstract will be sent to this address.

ABSTRACT PRESENTATION

  • The Presenting Author (submitter) of accepted abstracts will be expected to present the study at the KAMA Conference.

  • Authors scheduled for a poster presentation will be assigned poster board space for a specified period and will be expected to display illustrative material (graphs, charts, and tables).

  • Authors scheduled for oral presentations will have 10 minutes for PowerPoint presentation followed by 5 minutes for discussion.

prize

The KAMA research committee reviews the Application and selects meritorious abstracts for poster presentations and top 3 abstracts for oral presentations.  First, Second, and Third Place Abstract Awardees each will receive a certificate and cash prize.

First Place: $1,000 Award Scholarships

Second Place: $800 Award Scholarships

Third Place: $500 Award Scholarships

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