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11th COGNO Annual Scientific Meeting
Targeting survival: living well with brain cancer in the era of precision treatments

Sunday 7th October - Tuesday 9th October 2018
Brisbane Convention & Exhibition Centre, Queensland, Australia


Submission Closing Date: Now Closed

Members of the neuro-oncology community and related professions are invited to submit abstracts for presentation as part of the COGNO Annual Scientific Meeting. Abstracts for both poster and oral presentations including original work in clinical, translational and allied health research will be considered. Abstracts will be reviewed by a Committee representing COGNO and scored on merit against pre-determined selection criteria.
 
Themes
  • Glioma
  • Brain metastasis
  • Adolescent and young adult, paediatric and rare CNS tumours
  • Translational Science
  • Survivorship, psychology and supportive care
  • Other
Guidelines
  • Abstracts must be submitted via the Oxford Abstracts. If you encounter difficulties, please contact the COGNO office.
  • Abstracts should be 300 words maximum including the section headings. The title, authors' names, professional affiliations and references are not included in the word count.
  • The presentation type will be allocated by the Abstract Review Committee.
  • Abstracts accepted for poster presentation will be displayed during the Meeting. Specifications will be provided.
  • If your abstract is chosen for oral presentation, you will be contacted with further details.
  • Accepted abstracts will be compiled into an abstract book and made available to all delegates.
Abstracts should comprise the following elements, with each beginning a new paragraph:
  • Title: The abstract title should be in initial capital/lower case, not all capitals. The abstract title should be concise and describe/refer to the content.
  • Authors: Authors' names should be supplied in in full in capital/lower case, not all capitals. Please select the presenting author via the tick box. Only one presenting author can be selected per abstract.
  • Affiliation: Institutional affiliations should be indicated for each author. All affiliations should contain institution, city and country.
  • Abstract text: The abstract should detail the objectives and results of your research project and be structured to include an introduction indicating the purpose of the study (Aims), a brief description of the study methods (Methods), a summary of the results (Results) and a statement of the conclusions (Conclusions).
  • Images: Please feel free to include any supporting images or graphs for your abstract.  You can insert graphs and images by dragging and dropping from your computer, or copying and pasting from Microsoft Word. All images must be cited in the abstract text.
  • Tables: Tables can be included using the text editor, or copying and pasting from Microsoft Word. All tables must be cited in the abstract text.
  • References: (optional) References can be included. The style of the references should follow the numbered style. Any references included must be cited within the abstract text.
  • Theme: The theme/s which best describes your abstract should be selected via the tick boxes
Abstract Acknowledgement
All abstract submitters will be notified as to whether their abstract has been accepted for presentation in August 2018.

Conference Attendance
All accepted presenters will be required to cover their own costs in attending the COGNO ASM. The deadline for presenters to register is Friday 7 September 2018.

Awards
There will be four awards available for accepted oral and poster abstracts
  • BTAA Lynette Williams Award (for posters from any discipline in research related to supportive care for people with brain tumour)
  • Young Investigator Award
  • Most Outstanding Oral Presentation
  • Most Outstanding Poster Presentation
For further information on these awards please visit the Awards page.