Abstract submission for the 7th European Lyme Disease Conference is now open.

ILADS Paris CONFERENCE 19 – 20 May 2017

The International Lyme and Associated Diseases Educational Foundation (ILADEF) research committee encourages international researchers, students and clinicians to submit an abstract for the meeting in Paris.  Accepted abstracts will be presented as posters at the meeting.  After judging, two of these posters will be chosen for monetary prizes. In addition, up to 8 student travel grants of 500 euros each will be awarded for the best abstracts submitted for poster presentations. Proof of student registry is needed. Both medical and PhD students are encouraged to apply. Due date for submission of abstracts is 15 March 2017.

Abstract instructions are as follows:

Presentation title (Arial, 12pt font bold, left aligned, Sentence case and not exceeding 15 words)

Authors (Arial, 10pt font, Surname, First and middle initials. Presenting Author to be underlined, Affiliations numbered in superscript)

e.g. James MC1, Gilbert L1, Bowman AS2, Forbes KJ1.

Affiliations (Arial, 10pt font Italics, superscript number, Affiliation, City, Country)

e.g. 1Univerisity of Jyväskylä Sydney, Finland, 2University of Helsinki, Finland

Abstract text (Arial, 12pt font, single spaced, justified text, maximum 300 words)

Abstract here abstract here abstract here abstract here abstract here abstract here.

  • Use standard abbreviations only. Within the body of the abstract, when using abbreviations spell out the name in full at the first mention and follow with the abbreviation in parenthesis. Abbreviations may be used in the title, provided the name in full is outlined in the body of the abstract
  • Your abstract should clearly, and where applicable, concisely outline the Background, Research Aims/Objectives, Methodology, Results/Findings and Conclusions without subheadings and references.

Submit to conference@ilads.org.

Deadline for Paris conference Abstracts is March 15, 2017.

Posters: The individuals will be standing by their posters as seen in the program for the attendees to come up and talk to them about it.

Poster instructions: Each author is allotted net space of 3’8″ (111.8 cm) HIGH by 2’10″ (86.36 cm) WIDE and posters should be formatted in PORTRAIT/VERTICAL format.

Mounting and Arranging Materials

  • Prepare a heading at the top of your poster indicating the abstract title, authors and affiliations.
  • Letter should be at least 1” (2.54 cm) high.
  • Materials should be mounted on thin, colored poster paper or cardboard and mounted on the poster board with push pins that will be provided.
  • Arrange materials in columns.

Important Display Reminders

  • Your presentation must be legible from a distance of at least 3’ (91.44 cm). Keep visual materials simple and clear.
  • Detailed information should be provided in smaller type below the heading. Details of methodology should be brief and should be brief and should be placed at the end of the legend.
  • Simple use of color can add effective emphasis.
  • Do not write or paint on your board.

Abstract text (Arial, 12pt font, single spaced, justified text, maximum 300 words)