Abstract Submission

Abstract submission can be done on-line until end of Friday 18th March (midnight) 2022.

The 2022 meeting will be accepting oral presentations, videos & electronic Posters. You will need be logged in to the site to submit an abstract. You can use the same account as used in previous years.

If you do not have an account you can register here.


Notes:

Abstract submission can be done on-line until end of Friday 18th March (midnight) 2022.

You can submit abstracts here. Click here to submit an abstract

The 2022 meeting will be accepting oral presentations, videos, and electronic posters (E-posters).  We will make the full technical details available soon.

Oral presentations will have 4 minutes to present, followed by 1 minute for discussion.

Video presentations (MP4) will be for a maximum of 4 minutes duration followed by 1 minute for discussion.

Electronic posters are a one slide PowerPoint files converted to a pdf format. This will be made available on the website for registered delegates and shown at the meeting on dedicated electronic poster screens.

You must be logged in to the website to submit an abstract.  You use the same account as used in previous years.  If you do not have an account you can register here before uploading your abstract.


Notes and rules
Please take a few moments of your time to read the information below, before submitting your abstract

First (submitting) Authors are limited to two abstract submissions (so you could submit one video and one oral or e-poster presentation or two videos)

It is not possible to submit abstracts by e-mail or postal mail

Submissions of novel research in the fields of orbit, lacrimal and oculoplastic surgery are invited and are more likely to be successful

Please make sure your abstract is of original contemporary work that has not already been published

Prospective trials and case series are most likely to be accepted for oral presentation.

Techniques, interesting cases, tips and tricks, and surgical simulations are welcome for the videos

Case reports of rare conditions will most likely be accepted as E-posters


Completing the submission form and required information:

Submitting an abstract is easy, as the electronic submission form indicates all fields that should be filled in:

  • Format (oral, E-poster or either or video)
  • Abstract Title
  • Purpose, Methods, Results, and Conclusion
  • Submitting Author’s First Name then Surname
  • Submitting Author’s current Grade (e.g. trainee, consultant, SAS, fellow)
  • Submitting Author’s current base Hospital / Institution
  • Provide a valid email address
  • Names of contributing authors (up to 5 following the format first name then surname)
  • Principal Unit where the research work was undertaken
  • Consent obtained from patient (be prepared to provide evidence if required)
  • I have read the submission notes and agree to them. I understand BOPSS decision is final (checkbox)

The submitting author should be the FIRST AUTHOR and is responsible for the abstract and for registering to attend the meeting if the abstract is accepted as a free paper, an E-poster or video. Failure of the submitting author to register will mean removal of abstract from the meeting programme and e-posters from the meeting schedule

Please ensure you have patient consent.  You will be asked to confirm this before you submit your abstract.  It is your responsibility to ensure that your patients know how their data is being used.  Please refer to GMC guidance on good practice in research and education:

https://www.gmc-uk.org/ethical-guidance/ethical-guidance-for-doctors/good-practice-in-research

https://www.gmc-uk.org/ethical-guidance/ethical-guidance-for-doctors/confidentiality---disclosing-for-education-and-training-purposes

Although the number of characters allowed in an abstract is limited (1800), you can always see how many free characters are left.

As soon as your abstract is submitted, you will receive an automatic e-mail confirmation.  If you are logged in on the website, you can always edit your abstract until the deadline at the end of Friday 18th March 2022.  Changes / edits after this time are not permitted.

The acceptance or rejection of your abstract will be announced by e-mail on Friday 08th April 2022.