Call for Abstracts

Where we are now and where we are going…


“Where are we now and where are we going…’

18th-19th May, Hull

Abstract submission is now closed.

Gold, Silver and Bronze awards will be made to trainees by BSGE for

Best Oral, Best Poster and Best Video presentations

KARL STORZ is proud to once again offer “The Golden Telescope” Award to the winner of the “Best Video” presentation; in additionthey will receive free entry to a course of their choosing, within Europe, at any KARL STORZ supported centre. Accommodation and travel will also be covered as part of the award. The winner of the “Best Oral” presentation will receive free entry to a course of their choosing at any KARL STORZ supported courses within the IRCAD centre in Strasbourg. Accommodation and travel will also be covered as part of the award.

Please note if your abstract cannot be accepted for an oral or video presentation, it will automatically be considered for a poster presentation. BSGE Scientific Committee reserves the right to decide on the final method of presentation. Authors must declare conflict of interest. The details submitted within the abstract submission system for the primary author will automatically appear in the programme and abstract book produced. If an abstract is accepted for presentation, at least one author must pay the registration fee to attend the ASM for both days. The presenting author MUST register for the meeting at least two weeks before the meeting otherwise the abstract will not be published. Please note that if the author does not register, the abstract will be withdrawn.

Please note those who have submitted a video abstract must email BSGE Secretariat to confirm they have submitted their abstract for video presentation. BSGE Secretariat will send them a link with instructions to upload their videos on BSGE Video Library. This needs to be edited high quality video clips of maximum 8 minutes duration allowing at least 2 minutes afterwards for questions and discussion. Only videos uploaded to our servers will be considered. Abstracts must have been submitted by 5 pm on 3rd March 2017 but videos can be uploaded until 31 March 2017.

If you have any queries about the submission process or you want to withdraw an abstract please contact the conference administrator at

Key dates to remember

  • Call for abstracts opens January 2017
  • Abstract submission closes 27th February 2017
  • Deadline for Abstract submission extended 3rd March 2017
  • Notification of abstract acceptance 20th March 2017
  • Video for abstract to be uploaded by 31st March 2017
  • Early bird registration closes 10th April 2017
  • Deadline for presenters to register 24th April 2017
  • Registration closes 10th May 2017


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