Call for Speakers

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ISSAD 2023

event starts

16 Oct 2023

event ends

18 Oct 2023


Fairmont Hotel, Av. Atlântica, 4240, Copacabana, Rio de Janeiro, RJ, 22070-002, Brazil Rio de Janeiro, Brazil


Abstract submission deadline: 8th June 2023,12 midnight UK BST time

ISSAD Scientific Committee invites delegates to submit abstracts for oral or poster presentation at ISSAD-2023. Please note that all travel scholarships will be determined competitively based on abstracts. Please note that limited travel scholarships will be available.

Once reviewed by the International Scientific Committee (ISC), feedback will be given on the acceptance of abstracts by Friday 7th July 2023. Presentations of original data not yet published or presented elsewhere, prior to ISSAD 2023 is highly recommended. We will also consider abstracts related to 2022 publications, contingent on compliance with applicable copyright laws with publishing journals. Authors are responsible for ensuring that there is no infringement of copyright.

Please specify which of the 8 themes you wish to be considered for. You may indicate more than one theme.

Abstract Tracks:

1. Epidemiology and burden

2. Laboratory and Microbiology  

3. Immunity and Seroepidemiology

4. Vaccines

5. Clinics

6. Hot topics 'Young ISSAD'

7. Guest track 'GBS and One Health'

You may also indicate your preference for oral or poster, but fewer orals will be selected so you may be offered the opportunity for a poster instead.

For more information, please contact Mita Vaghji at







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Call for Speakers
Call opens at 9:00 AM

06 Apr 2023

Call closes at 11:59 PM

08 Jun 2023

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Abstract format:

  • A Microsoft Word abstract template is available below. Please use this template for abstract preparation
  • Abstract title (limited to 30 words)
  • Authors: Presenting author’s contact details (full first and family name, identification number, affiliation details, e-mail) Add co-authors (full first and family name, affiliation details, e-mail)
  • Abstract text: limited to 300 words (please check the word count using word processing software); presented in clear English. Use sub-sections for your abstract text: introduction, methods, results, conclusion
    • All abbreviations and acronyms must be defined on first use. Use generic names of drugs
      • One table or one graph can be added per abstract. Such table or graph counts for 50 words
      • Abstracts may be selected for oral presentation (10 minutes talk), “elevator talk” (3 minutes talk with no follow-up question) or poster. Please indicate if you prefer one or several of these formats at the time of submission
      • Abstract submission will close on 8th June 2023, 12 midnight UK time.

        The abstract must contain results. All abbreviations and acronyms must be defined on first use.
        Abstracts, not fulfilling requirements will not be considered.

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