Abstract Submissions

Submissions have now closed.
Acceptance Notified: 17 July 2019

Registration has now closed, however registration space will be offered to delegates whose abstracts are accepted for presentation.

The Organising Committee of the New Zealand Anaesthesia ASM + AQUA would like to invite abstracts for the ASM to be held in Queenstown, from 21-24 August 2019. 

Paper or poster submissions are invited from all delegates attending the meeting.  There are three prizes offered, please review the prize criteria and ensure you indicate on the online form whether you wish your paper to be considered for these prizes. Read the following information carefully, before proceeding to the online submission pages.

Terms and Conditions
  • Abstract submission must be made via the presentation portal and in the correct .doc or .docx format using the template supplied below.  Incorrectly formatted abstracts will not be considered for review, and you will be asked to resubmit.
  • Abstracts must not exceed 300 words (this applies to the main body of the abstract, and excludes abstract title and authors and affiliations).
  • All abstract content is published as submitted, ensure you have carefully proofed your document prior to upload.
  • Slide presentations may also be published on the meeting website, and it essential that the submitting authors obtain written permission to reproduce graphics and that the sources is acknowledged in the abstract.
  • All oral and poster presenters are required to register for the meeting.
  • Oral presentations will be 10 minutes in total, plus 5 minutes of question time.
  • Oral and poster presentations will be selected from the submitted abstracts and the Organising Committees’ decision is final.
  • The presenting author must check eligibility for prizes prior to submission, and the Organising Committee, NZSA or ANZCA may remove papers from prize consideration should authors not be eligible, without prior notice.
  • Posters will be electronically display throughout the meeting. Format instructions will be emailed to accepted poster authors. Please contact the Conference Manager if you have any questions
  • Applicants will be notified of acceptance by 17 July 2019.
Submission Process
  • Download the abstract submission template, and write your abstract(s).
  • Save as separate .doc or .docx file, in an easily accessible location on your computer.
  • You will be required to enter abstract title, presentation type (oral or poster), authors and their affiliations, prize application, and a short biography of the presenting author for each paper before uploading the abstract document.  Please have this information ready before accessing the portal.
  • Access the Presentation Portal below, register with your email address, and submit a password.
  • Update contact information and then follow the instructions.
  • You are able to upload multiple submissions via the one log-in.
  • You may access the presentation portal using your email address and password to upload further abstracts until submissions close on 7 July 2019.
  • You will receive a return email to confirm you have submitted your abstract(s).  Contact the Meeting Managers, should you not receive this email within 24 hours.
  • Presentation guidelines will be sent to presenting authors upon acceptance of abstracts.
Download Template

Please download a copy of the template, and write your abstract before proceeding to the submission portal.

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Submit Abstract

Once you have written and saved your abstract, you can proceed to the submission portal.

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