Criteria for publication acceptance:

  1. Abstracts must be submitted online before Sunday, 25 February 2024 to be eligible for review by the Program Committee.
  2. Once an abstract is accepted, additional authors cannot be added.
  3. Notice of acceptance or rejection letters and all future correspondence will be emailed to the primary contact listed on the submission.
  4. Abstracts that are not accepted for a podium presentation may be accepted for an e-poster.
  5. The paper is to be an original, unpublished work.

Research submissions criteria:

  1. TITLE: Make the title brief and clearly indicate the nature of the study/procedure. Do not use all caps. Please do not use similar titles for numerous submissions.​
  1. CONTENT: The abstract must include four parts: 
    • INTRODUCTION should clearly state the problem and the purpose of the study. 
    • METHODS should provide a description of what was done. 
    • RESULTS should contain the findings of the study. 
    • DISCUSSION AND CONCLUSION should be based upon the findings and relate to the stated purpose of the study and existing knowledge.

Abstract Criteria:

Abstracts should be no more than 300 words, formatted in Microsoft Word, and single-spaced, using size 12 Calibri font.
It is recommended that abstracts are submitted in the following format for consistency.

  • Background
  • Methods
  • Results
  • Conclusion/Findings
  • Implications (if applicable)
  • Disclosure

All submissions will be forwarded to: Ms. Reeja Valiyakath at RValiyakath@hamad.qa.​​