Call for Abstracts for Paper and Poster Presentations for Academy 2019 Orlando and 3rd WCO Scientific Program

The Scientific Program Committee invites the submission of abstracts for Academy 2019 Orlando and 3rd World Congress of Optometry, to be held Wednesday, October 23 through Sunday, October 27. The Scientific Program offers researchers, educators, and clinicians the opportunity to exchange the latest information in optometry and vision science in two formats, research paper presentations and scientific posters.

The abstract submission window will be open from May 1 through May 31, 2019. This year, the Scientific Program Committee will organize multiple focused paper and poster sessions on special topics that will offer attendees an opportunity to engage in lively discussions and debates.

The Scientific Program Committee will consider all presentations including those from students and residents. Submissions of previously published copyrighted material (e.g. ARVO abstracts or journal articles) will not be accepted. Abstracts will be judged on the following criteria:

Research Abstracts:
Level of scientific or clinical novelty
Methodological soundness
Quantitative description of results
Statistical analysis for significance of results
Support of conclusions by results
Adherence to submission instructions and ethical standards
Language and grammar

Case Reports:
Level of clinical novelty
Completeness of case work-up to support proposed diagnosis
Sufficient author involvement in the examination, diagnosis and/or management of the case
Adherence to submission instructions and ethical standards
Language and grammar

First authors (excluding students and residents) of accepted papers/posters are also eligible to register for the meeting at reduced rates. To read more about the submission guidelines or to submit an abstract, visit http://bit.ly/AcademySciProg or http://bit.ly/WCOSciProg.

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