Late Breaking Abstract Submission

The INTS 2020 Program will feature international keynote lectures, concurrent sessions, free paper sessions, mini orals and posters.

The Symposium key dates are as follows:

Late Breaking Abstracts

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Late Breaking Abstract Deadline

 29 February 2020


INTS 2020 sub-themes:

  • Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI)
  • Spinal Cord Injury (SCI)
  • Personalised Medicine in Neurotrauma
  • Injury and Regeneration
  • Neuromodulation in Neurotrauma
  • Novel Biomarkers of Injury
  • Neuroinflammation
  • Vascular Changes in Neurotrauma
  • Latest Updates on Clinical Trials and International Neurotrauma Consortiums
  • Advances in Neuroimaging
  • Chronic Outcomes After Neurotrauma
  • Alternative Models of Neurotrauma
  • Behaviour and Neuropsychology After Pediatric TBI
  • Cell Therapies for Neurotrauma
  • Effects of Neurotrauma Outside of the CNS
  • Exploring the Nexus Between TBI and Dementia
  • Update on Acute Critical Care
  • Concussion Management and Guidelines

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Abstract template

Register now and submit your abstract

Please note, the online abstract submission system, eOrganiser, might alter your formatting slightly to remain consistent with all other papers submitted. This is the acceptable format for submission. If you have any questions please contact the Symposium Managers via

Guidelines for abstract submission

 The Organising Committee is delighted to invite all delegates to submit their abstract for consideration for oral, mini oral or hard copy poster presentations at the International Neurotrauma Symposium 2020, 29 March – 2 April 2020 in Melbourne, Australia.

All abstracts will be reviewed by the Scientific Committee and accepted abstracts assigned to oral, poster or mini oral presentations.

Please ensure to indicate your presentation preference; oral presentation, poster presentation or mini oral presentation. Full instructions to prepare and submit your abstract are provided below.

Selection for oral presentation will be at the discretion of the Scientific Committee.

Please note: All accepted abstracts will be published electronically pending authors adherence to the submission criteria below.


Instructions for preparing and formatting your abstract

Each participant is entitled to submit multiple abstracts. All abstracts that are not selected for an oral presentation will automatically be considered for a poster or mini oral presentation.

  • Research work should be original and innovative. Work can be presented prior to the International NeuroTrauma 2020 Symposium but MUST include new information.
  • Authors should prepare the body text of their abstract in advance using the Microsoft Word abstract template provided in eOrganiser. To access the template, click here to download the document.
  • Abstracts must be submitted using the template. Abstracts not conforming to the template cannot be accepted. Use a doc. or docx. format.
  • Abstracts must be submitted in English.
  • Abstracts should not include paragraph headings such as aims, materials & methods, results etc.
  • The maximum number of words for the abstract body cannot exceed 350 words, over one A4 page

(Please note: The online system eOrganiser may extend your submission to two pages automatically, this is acceptable formatting).

  • Please use Arial, 11 point text and symbol for Greek letters.
  • No tables or images will be allowed in the abstracts.
  • Do not include the title of your abstract or author names and affiliations in the document (abstract body only).


  • There is no limit to the number of co-authors per abstract.
  • There is no limit to the number of abstracts you may submit.
  • Abbreviations should not be used in the title. Abbreviations, other than those that form part of standard nomenclature, should be defined in full at the point of the first mention in the abstract body.
  • Please check your abstract text carefully for typographical, grammatical and other errors. The Scientific Committee takes no responsibility for errors in abstract content.
  • Click on the button below for the instructions on how to complete the abstract submission form. It will be necessary to attach/upload the .doc copy of your abstract text.

Reference(s): Please include citations in the following format, Author, A.; Author, B. Chem. J. Anyone. 2016, 123, 0000-0000.  (Where ‘123’ is italic font for volume number). Do not include paper titles.

The body text (including embedded illustrations and references) is uploaded during the online abstract submission process. The title, author names and affiliation details will automatically update upon submission completion. There is no need to include these details in your word document.

NOTE: Please print a copy of the abstract submission form for your records prior to clicking ‘upload’.


Instructions for submitting your abstract in eOrganiser
  1. All presenting authors must be a registered attendee for the Symposium. Once your fees have been paid online, you will receive a link to the abstract submission system. You can register by clicking here.

  2. In the event your abstract is not accepted, a refund for your registration fee (minus administration fees) may be requested.

  3. In your registration confirmation email, you will be provided with a link to access the abstract submission portal. 
  4. When you gain access to the abstract submission portal, you will be asked to pay an abstract submission fee of $70.00AUD. 
    This fee must be paid in full before submitting an abstract. The fee is for one abstract submission only

  5. Once the submission fee is paid in full, click the ‘Create an Author Account’ button on the bottom right-hand side of the screen.

  6. After completing your author account details you will be sent an email to verify your account for login. Please remember your account password in case you need to access it again to make any changes to your submission.
  7. Once logged in, click the ‘Submit Abstract’ button to access the submission page.
  8. Enter your paper title in the ‘Paper Details’ section.
  9. Upload the body text of your abstract, including embedded illustrations and references in a .doc or .docx format, following the format used in the abstract submission template.
  10. Enter the names of all authors in the correct order, ensuring you indicate the presenting author for the abstract.
  11. Select one or more of the thematic tracks from the list provided.
  12. Abstracts must be received by 28 October 2019. Late submissions will not be accepted.
Notification of acceptances

Notifications of acceptance will be sent via email to the submitting author by January 2020.

Accepted abstracts will be published in the electronic Symposium proceedings. The Symposium will not be held responsible for abstract submissions not received via the website or for submission errors caused by internet service outages, hardware or software delays, power outages or unforeseen events.