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Abstract submission guidelines - deadline extended
  • All submissions must be completed by August 5th, 2022.

  • All abstracts must be submitted in English.

  • Do not include the name or personal information of any patient participating in the study or trial.

  • Recommended subsections included in the abstracts: Objectives and Hypothesis, Methods, Findings, and Conclusions.

  • We accept jpg and pdf file for figure upload.

  • The submitted abstracts will be evaluated and scored by experts. Acceptance letters will be sent by email.

  • The best abstracts will be selected for oral presentations. Information about your oral presentation date and time will be included in the acceptance letter

  • Presenters who meet eligibility criteria are encouraged to compete for Early Stage   Investigator Award (see below).

  • In addition we will give out a number of travel awards based on merit reflected by a score (see below).


Early Stage Investigator Award Eligibility Criteria
  • Candidates must be in training or have completed training no more than seven years ago. Training is defined as any clinical, graduate or post-graduate training.

  • Candidates may be from any country.

  • Candidates may be from any field of research or clinical practice.

  • Candidates must submit an abstract as the first author to the SIGN Annual Conference.

  • Candidates must have primarily conducted the research presented in the abstract.

  • Candidates must be members of SIGN and must register for the Annual Conference and must present their abstract at the Meeting.

  • Awardees may be asked to write a brief report after the Conference and to complete a short post-meeting evaluation. 

Travel Stipends
  • This is an open competition for every abstract presenter with paid registration regardless of age and stage of career.

  • The award is meant to help with expenses related to the participation in conference.

  • Each award is up to $1000 against the receipts (airfare, meals, hotel, registration).

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