CALL FOR ABSTRACT

CALL FOR ABSTRACT
 

The scientific committee of SMIT2021 cordially invites you to submit your abstract for SMIT2021 Conference to be held in Oslo, Norway January 17 – 19, 2022.

All abstracts must be submitted electronically only through this website. Abstracts submitted via e-mail or regular mail will neither be accepted nor acknowledged.

All submitted abstracts will be peer-reviewed and assigned to appropriate session. Notification on acceptance will be sent to the submitter by email by early November 2021. Accepted contributions will be selected into two groups for presentation;  Poster or oral presentation.

Please indicate on the abstract registration form if you want your work to also be reviewed for publication in MITAT (the journal of Minimally Invasive Therapy & Allied Technologies). Those abstracts also selected for a separate MITAT-review will present at a special MITAT-session at the SMIT-conference.

Specific topics for SMIT2021 include, but are not limited to:

  • MINIMALLY and NON-INVASIVE THERAPY

  • CATHETER BASED INTERVENTIONS

  •  HYBRID and FUTURE OPERATING ROOMS​

  • ROBOTIC SURGERY and AUTOMATION

  • SURGICAL NAVIGATION and VISUALIZATION

  • ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE and CLINICAL DATABASE MANAGEMENT ​

  • INNOVATION IN HEALTHCARE: from an idea to a product

  • HEALTH ECONOMICS and VALUE BASED HEALTHCARE

  • AFFORDABLE MEDICAL TECHNOLOGY FOR USE IN LOW-INCOME COUNTRIES

  • INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY, REGULATORY COMPLIANCE and COMMERCIALIZATION

  • EMERGING TECHNOLOGIES and DEVICES

  • VISUALIZATION and SIMULATION SOLUTIONS

  • REMOTE DIAGNOSTICS and PATIENT FOLLOW-UP

  • “MINDBLOWING” MEDICAL TECHNOLOGIES

  • PATIENT MONITORING and ONLINE DIAGNOSTICS

Guidelines for submitting an abstract

If accepted for poster or oral presentation, the presenting author should register for the conference by 1. November to benefit from the Early Bird price. If the presenter does not register, the presentation will be cancelled.

Submission

The conference language is English, and abstract submission is possible in English only.

Abstract corrections will be accepted until November 1, 2021.

 

Please note that only the submitting (corresponding) author receives all abstract notifications. Make sure that emails from SMIT@gyro.no are not marked as spam by your email provider.

The submitting (corresponding) author takes responsibility for informing all co-authors about successful submission, acceptance or rejection and forwards the received instructions for the presentation of the abstract to the presenting author.

Abstract contents and format

Do not use the title or the name(s) of the author(s) in the body of the abstract.

Please organize the abstract as follows:

  1. Introduction

  2. Materials and Methods

  3. Results

  4. Discussions and Conclusions

Maximum length of the abstract is max. 500 words

Abstracts may include up to 2 images/tables.

You can upload images in JPG or PNG format separately in the abstract form. The max. size of an image is 2,5 MB.

Please use a minimum of formatting for abstracts. We cannot guarantee that abstracts will be formatted in the exact way as they are entered.

 

Submissions may be research papers on original work, system design descriptions, research surveys or project descriptions. Note that papers without any explicit discussion or application of the context of innovative tool and/or method in medicine will not be accepted. All submissions will be peer reviewed.

Avoid using non-standard abbreviations or define them when they first appear in the text.

Deadline for abstract submission October 18