Call for poster presentation at the 1st Pan American Congress of Autism, Fragile X Syndrome and Neurodevelopmental Disorders:
Within the framework of the activities of the 1st Pan American Congress of Autism, Fragile X Syndrome and Neurodevelopmental Disorders, the call to participate in the presentation of scientific posters is open
1. About the presentation of posters:
The Congress will take place in Cartagena de Indias, Colombia, on April 16 and 17, 2020.
The purpose of the Congress is to update professionals on basic concepts of neurodevelopmental disorders, as well as comorbidities, diagnosis, treatments and new pharmacological, therapeutic, technological, genetic and clinical advances. With the presentation of the poster format, the aim is to enhance scientific communication and dissemination of research projects.
The presentation of posters shall have only the in-person modality:
Posters will be exhibited from the morning of the first day of the Congress to the afternoon of the last day. At least one of the authors must be registered and ready to present the poster, answer questions and enter into dialogue with the participants, in a period of two hours that will be communicated to the authors.
Proposals will have to go through an evaluation process, which will be based on a summary/abstract. The evaluation will be carried out by a Scientific Evaluation Committee. Under no circumstances a poster proposal may be accepted if it cannot be presented in person by the authors themselves during the Congress.
2. Selection process:
The summary/abstract of the poster (up to 300 words) must be accompanied by the following information:
1. Poster title
2. Full name of the author(s).
3. The name of the author submitting must be underlined
4. Institution or entity to which the authors are affiliated to
5. Email and contact phone number
6. Keywords (4-6)
7. Specify the area: scientific or clinical
The deadline for submission of poster summaries is February 21, 2020. Abstracts must be sent via email to firstname.lastname@example.org
The Scientific Committee will evaluate the proposals and communicate to the authors, by e-mail, their acceptance or rejection decision.
The criteria to be evaluated are: Consistency and relevance with the contents of the Congress
Once the poster summary is accepted, the authors can proceed to print the poster. The printed version must have the following dimensions: 122 cm (high) by 92 (wide), and will be mounted in the exhibition space defined on Thursday, April 16th (before the official opening).
3. Recognition and awards:
The posters will be evaluated by the scientific evaluation committee during the two-hour period assigned for presentation. Once the poster presentation session is completed, the 3 most outstanding works will be announced. The winners will receive a certificate of recognition and the reimbursement of the total registration cost.
Scientific Evaluation Committee:
1. Bibiana M Restrepo, MD (USA)
2. Rosa D Rodriguez, MD (USA)
3. Denise Medici, PhD (Spain)
4. Leticia Boada, PhD (Spain)
5. Stephen Noctor, PhD (USA)
6. César Payán, MD, PhD (Colombia)