Abstracts should be submitted before March 31st, 2008.
For any further information you may require about the abstract submission please refer to:
MSDA 2008 c/o PLB. Organisation
Hôtel de Créquy - 15, rue de Pontoise
78100 Saint-Germain-En-Laye (France)
Tel. +33 (0)1 39 04 24 24 - Fax. + 33 (0)1 39 04 24 77
Instructions for abstract submission
Abstract submission guidelines
• The abstract should be descriptive and precise. Each abstract should include a title, author(s) and their affiliation, and abstract text.
• Abstracts must be written in English and must be in electronic format. Please use Microsoft Word. Please ensure that the abstract is scientifically, linguistically, and graphically clear.
• All abstract must be built on the same design (see model below) and must be printed on A4 (21 X 29.7 cm) white paper only. Abstracts must fit entirely within the abstract box.
Title Font: Boldface Helvetica in upper and lower case and not entirely in upper case, 14 points, justified
Authors Font: Helvetica italics, 10 points, justified
Start the complete list of authors on a new line.
The author submitting the abstract must appear as the first named author.
The author presenting the work at the congress should come first and be underlined. Only the initial of the author’s first name will be used.
The author’s names, function, institution and country must not exceed 5 lines.
Only mention the city and country of the Institute where the author works (do not include the full address). Function, name of institute and country will be in Helvetica normal (or Roman), font size 10.
Leave a double-space between the heading and the text of the abstract
Text Font: Font: Helvetica, 10 point, normal, justified
Use the full width of the box, without indentations or catch letters.
Use single-spacing throughout the whole abstract. Important points could be typed in Helvetica bold. Do not use italics in the text of the abstract.
Use standard abbreviations and generic names of drugs if needed.
How to submit an abstract?
By e-mail (firstname.lastname@example.org): Abstracts sent by e-mail are accepted on if submitted as an ATTACHED FILE. Please do not forget to include all the information requested on the Abstract Submission Form.
Through the MSDA 2008 website: you will find all the instructions for the submission of your abstract at www.msdacongress.com
By mail: Abstracts can be sent by air mail or courier service by mailing a CD ROM containing your file in electronic format (please use Microsoft Word. The name of the presenting author and the title of the abstract must be written on the CD (please use a sticky label). Please also attach a printed version together with three (3) photocopies of your abstract, and the Abstract Submission Form, dully filled in.
Please send to:
MSDA 2008 - PLB. ORGANISATION
Hôtel de Créquy - 15/17 rue de Pontoise
78100 Saint-Germain-en-Laye - FRANCE
DO NOT FOLD THE PAGES ON WHICH THE ABSTRACT HAS BEEN TYPED.
Warning: Any abstract sent by fax will NOT be accepted unless the original electronic version is sent by express mail or e-mail by the deadline.
Confirmation of receipt of the abstract
An e-mail of confirmation will be sent to you upon receipt of your abstract and registration fee.
Letter of acceptance
The official letter of notification of acceptance (or refusal) including guidelines for poster presentation, poster format and instructions for the poster preparation, will be sent to all presenting authors by the beginning of April 2008.
The Abstract Book, which will contain all the abstracts, will be printed by the Organizing Secretariat office and will be available to all Congress participants over the meeting in Marrakesh.