Instructional Course/Workshop

 

Instructional Course/Workshop will be accepted in the following topics only: Cataract, Cornea & Refractive Surgery, Imaging in Ophthalmology, Prevention of Blindness, Oculoplastics, Optometry and Retina.

 

1.    If you are submitting more than one abstract, each must be submitted separately.

2.    Carefully follow all instructions on the abstract submission form and complete ALL required fields. Failure to do so will result in your abstract not being successfully submitted.

4.    Complete EACH author’s full name. Include CORRECT address, phone and email address of the first author.

5.    All abstracts must be in English.

6.    Notification of acceptance/rejection will be sent to the First (Senior) author. The Presenter’s name in the program will also be the first author. Please ensure that you include the first author’s correct contact information.

7.    Submitted abstracts must be structured as follows:

•       Title: It may not exceed 120 characters. Please use title case when entering your title (use both upper and lower letters as appropriate).

•       Body: The body should not exceed 300 words. It should consist of a structured layout which included Purpose, Methods of Instruction, Course Goals and Objectives, Target Audience and Educational Level(Basic, Intermediate or Advanced).

•       Format: Didactic lecture or “Hands-on” workshop

•       Requested Duration: 60, 90 or 120 minutes

•       Limited Enrollment: If course attendance should be limited, indicate maximum attendance.

•       Cosponsoring Society: if applicable

•       List specific instruments/supplies that you may need.

8.    The Committee reserves the right to assign shorter duration if necessary.

9.    Permission to record must be given at the time of submission.

10.  Financial disclosure of the author must be declared at the time of abstract submission and presentation.

Important Notes:

1-    Include Senior Author contact information and correct email address

2-    Include Conflict of Interest disclosure and permission to record

3-    Include Co-author(s) contact information

4-    Carefully follow the instructions for abstract submission

5-    Complete all required fields

6-    Once you submitted your abstract, you must check it by going to the Presenter Zone and confirm your abstract

7-    Print the message that indicates that you have successfully submitted your abstract and keep this for your records

8- If you need any assistance, please do not hesitate to contact the symposium coordinators at saudiophtha@kkesh.med.sa

 


 
 

 

Scientific Poster


Posters on any field of Ophthalmology will be considered.

 

1.    If you are submitting more than one abstract, each must be submitted separately.

2.    Carefully follow all instructions on the abstract submission form and complete ALL required fields. Failure to do so will result in your abstract not being successfully submitted.

4.    Complete EACH author’s full name. Include CORRECT address, phone and email address of the first author.

5.    All abstracts must be in English.

6.    Notification of acceptance/rejection will be sent to the First (Senior) author. The Presenter’s name in the program will also be the first author. Please ensure that you include the first author’s correct contact information.

7.    Submitted abstracts must be structured as follows:

•       Title: It may not exceed 120 characters. Please use title case when entering your title (use both upper and lower letters as appropriate).

•       Body: The body may not exceed 300 words. It must have a structured layout which includes: Objective/Purpose, Methods, Results and Conclusion. The Program Committee will only accept abstract with final results or conclusions.

•       References cannot be included as part of an abstract.

•       Formulas should be avoided.

•       When using abbreviations or acronyms for the first time, you should take care to spell them out in full with the abbreviation in parentheses after the full word(s) the first time they appear in the text. The abbreviations should be used alone thereafter in your text.

8.    Financial disclosure of the author must be declared at the time of abstract submission and presentation.

9.    Indicate if the poster has been presented before and give details.

10.  Posters are paper posters displayed on a board. Poster’s dimension must not exceed 150cm (horizontally) x 120cm (vertically).

11.  The Scientific Committee will judge the entries. A prize will be awarded for the best poster.

 

Important Notes:

 

1.    Include Senior Author contact information and correct email address

2.    Include Conflict of Interest disclosure and permission to record

3.    Include Co-author(s) contact information

4.    Carefully follow the instructions for abstract submission

5.    Complete all required fields

6.    Once you submitted your abstract, you must check it by going to the Presenter Zone and confirm your abstract

7.    Print the message that indicates that you have successfully submitted your abstract and keep this for your records

8. If you need any assistance, please do not hesitate to contact the symposium coordinators at saudiophtha@kkesh.med.sa

 

 

Submission guidelines


All presenters are required to register for the SO-2018 and pay all applicable fees.

The SO-2018 does not pay honoraria or travel/housing expenses for any presenters at the meeting.
Please Read Carefully!

1.   Abstracts will be accepted online from 17 October 2017 to 20 December 2017. 

2.   Abstracts must be submitted online. Abstracts submitted as hard copies or via email are not accepted.

3.   All submissions must be made by the deadline. Once the deadline passes, it will not be possible to access the online submission site. 

4.   All abstracts must be written in English.

5. Carefully follow all the instructions posted on the abstract submission site. Failure to complete all the required fields will result in the abstract not being successfully submitted.

6.  You must indicate whether you are submitting a free paper, poster, video or course abstract and indicate the relevant free paper and course topic.

7. Once you have submitted your abstract, you will be given an access to the Presenter Zone to check your abstract. You must check your abstract. Your abstract submission is not confirmed until you visit the Presenter Zone and confirm your abstract. If you are not given an access to the Presenter Zone or if your abstract is not visible in the Presenter Zone, your abstract was not submitted properly. If this happens, please contact saudiophtha@kkesh.med.sa. The organizers will not accept any responsibility for abstracts that have not been submitted properly.

8.  You may edit your abstract up to the deadline for submission. Once the deadline passes, you will not be able to change your abstract.

9. The SO-2018 will notify all first authors of the status of submitted abstracts by 31 January 2018. It is the responsibility of the first author to contact SO-2018 in the event that notification is not received within two weeks of the published notification.

10. All abstracts selected will be published in the Saudi Journal of Ophthalmology. The abstract will appear exactly as submitted. Conciseness and clarity are important considerations. Misspelling and typographical errors reflect badly on your scientific work.

 


Scientific Video

Videos on any aspect of ophthalmic surgery will be considered.

1.    If you are submitting more than one abstract, they must be submitted separately.

2.    Carefully follow all instructions on the abstract submission form.

3.    Complete ALL required fields. Failure to do so will result in your abstract not being successfully submitted.

4.    Complete EACH author’s full name. Include CORRECT address, phone and email address of the first author.

5.    All abstracts must be in English.

6.    Notification of acceptance/rejection will be sent to the First (Senior) author. The Presenter’s name in the program will also be the first author. Please ensure that you include the first author’s correct contact information.

7.    Submitted abstracts must be structured as follows:

Title: It may not exceed 120 characters. Please use title case when entering your title (use both upper and lower letters as appropriate).

Body: The body may not exceed 300 words. It must have a structured layout which includes: Objective/Purpose, Methods, Results and Conclusion.

Video must include the title must be narrated in English.

The total duration of the video, including the title and credits, must not exceed 8 minutes.

8.    Video must be sent on DVD or CD. Accepted videos must be submitted to Medical Education at KKESH no later than 14:00, Sunday, 01 April 2018.

9.    DVDs/CDs will not be returned. Please do not send the original copy and check to make sure your video will work in more than your own computer.

Important Notes:

1-    Include Senior Author contact information and correct email address

2-    Include Conflict of Interest disclosure and permission to record

3-    Include Co-author(s) contact information

4-    Carefully follow the instructions for abstract submission

5-    Complete all required fields

6-    Once you submitted your abstract, you must check it by going to the Presenter Zone and confirm your abstract

7-    Print the message that indicates that you have successfully submitted your abstract and keep this for your records

8- If you need any assistance, please do not hesitate to contact the symposium coordinators at saudiophtha@kkesh.med.sa

 

 

  

Scientific Free Paper

 

Papers will be accepted in the following topics only: Cataract, Cornea & Refractive Surgery, Imaging in Ophthalmology, Prevention of Blindness, Oculoplastics, Optometry and Retina.

 

1.    If you are submitting more than one abstract, each must be submitted separately.

2.    Carefully follow all instructions on the abstract submission form and complete ALL required fields. Failure to do so will result in your abstract not being successfully submitted.

4.    Complete EACH author’s full name. Include CORRECT address, phone and fax numbers and email address of the first author.

5.    All abstracts must be in English.

6.    Notification of acceptance/rejection will be sent to the First (Senior) author. The Presenter’s name in the program will also be the first author. Please ensure that you include the first author’s correct contact information.

7.    Submitted abstracts must be structured as follows:

•       Title: It may not exceed 120 characters. Please use title case when entering your title (use both upper and lower letters as appropriate).

•     Body: The body may not exceed 4500 characters. It must have a structured layout which includes: Objective/Purpose, Methods, Results and Conclusion. The Program Committee will only accept abstract with final results or conclusions.

•       References cannot be included as part of an abstract.

•       Formulas should be avoided.

•       When using abbreviations or acronyms for the first time, you should take care to spell them out in full with the abbreviation in parentheses after the full word(s) the first time they appear in the text. The abbreviations should be used alone thereafter in your text.

8.    Permission to record must be given at the time of submission.

9.    Financial disclosure of the author must be declared at the time of abstract submission and presentation.

10.  Indicate if the paper has been presented before and give details.

11.   The Program Committee reserves the right to assign shorter duration, if necessary.

Important Notes:

   • Include Senior Author contact information and correct email address.

   • Include Conflict of Interest disclosure and permission to record.

   • Include Co-author(s) contact information.

   • Carefully follow the instructions for abstract submission.

   • Complete all required fields.

   • Once you submitted your abstract, you must check it by going to the Presenter Zone and confirm your abstract.

• Print the message that indicates that you have successfully submitted your abstract and keep this for your records.

• If you need any assistance, please do not hesitate to contact the symposium coordinators at saudiophtha@kkesh.med.sa.


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