Abstract Submissions

Submissions are invited for the Aotearoa NZ Anaesthesia ASM 2021. 

ASM Submissions

Submissions – Now Open
Submissions Close – September 13, 2021
Acceptance Advice – September 21, 2021

NZATS Submissions

Submissions – Now Closed
Submission Close – June 21, 2021
Acceptance Advice – July 12, 2021

Anaesthesia ASM Submission Guidelines

The Organising Committee of the Aotearoa New Zealand Anaesthesia ASM 2021 would like to invite abstracts for the ASM to be held in Ōtautahi, Christchurch from October 27-30, 2021. Paper or poster submissions are invited from all delegates attending the meeting. There are three NZSA and ANZCA 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.

The Organising Committee will also be looking to recognise the Best Project with a Healthcare Sustainability focus. Please indicate during submission if you would like your abstract to be considered for the sustainability prize.

Read the following information carefully, before proceeding to the online submission pages.

Submission Process
  • Download the abstract submission template, and write your abstract(s). Save as a separate .doc or .docx file, in an easily accessible location on your computer.
  • You will be required to enter an 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 September 13, 2021.
  • 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.
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, but excludes abstract title, authors and affiliations and references).
  • 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. It essential that the submitting authors obtain written permission to reproduce graphics and that the sources are 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 displayed throughout the meeting. Format instructions will be emailed to accepted poster authors.
  • Applicants will be notified of acceptance by September 21, 2021.

NZATS Submission Guidelines

NZATS Submissions have now closed.  Please contact the Conference Managers with any questions.
  • Abstract submission should be made via the abstract submission portal and in the correct .doc or .docx format using the template supplied below.  Incorrectly formatted abstracts may be returned for reformatting. 
  • Abstracts should not exceed 300 words (this applies to the main body of the abstract, and excludes abstract title, authors and affiliations, and references). 
  • You will be asked during the submission process to upload a photograph, and provide a biography for use in the programme.
  • All abstract content is published as submitted, ensure you have carefully proofed your document prior to upload. 
  • Accepted presentations may also be published on the meeting website. It is essential that the submitting authors obtain written permission to reproduce graphics and that the sources are acknowledged in the abstract. 
  • All oral presenting authors are required to register for the conference. 
  • Oral presentations will be 20-30 minutes in total, including 5 minutes of question time. 
  • Presentations will be selected from the submitted abstracts and the Organising Committees’ decision is final. 
  • Applicants will be notified of acceptance by July 12, 2021.

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