The New Zealand Breast Cancer Symposium (NZBCS) - United for a Cure Through Research will be held on the 12th - 14th of November 2017 in Auckland, New Zealand. The Organising Committee now invites abstracts for oral and poster presentations. The submission period is April 1, 2017 – September 30, 2017. All submissions should be made by email to firstname.lastname@example.org (with the text "Abstract for NZBCS-2017" as the subject line and the actual abstract attached as a Word document). Please indicate whether your abstracts are for oral or poster presentations, or for both. The decision to accept an abstract, abstract presentations and scheduling of poster sessions are at the discretion of the Scientific Programme Committee of the NZBCS-2017. Accepted abstracts will be available online on the NZBCS-2017 website two weeks prior to publication in: The Abstracts of the New Zealand Breast Cancer Symposium (NZBCS) - United for a Cure Through Research.
Instructions for Abstracts
1. Abstracts should have a typing area: width 18 cm, height 24.7 cm; font type, Times New Roman; font size, 12; single-spaced, page layout set at justify. The word limit for the complete abstract should be approximately 200-500 words (See Template and Example of Abstract below).
2. The abstract should have three to four sections: the title, author(s) and affiliation(s), body of the abstract and additional information (optional). There should be a space (size 12) between each section. Please note that the whole abstract (including all the below sections) must fit on one page.
• i) Abstract title: Bold, sentence case, i.e. first letter in capital, the rest in lower case letters, and no full stop at the end. • ii) Key words: provide 2 - 6 key words. • iii) Author(s) and affiliation(s): Full names of all authors (with the name of the author who will present the paper underlined), no titles, no full stop at the end, no bold. Author names should be listed in this order: first name, middle name or initial with full stop, and last name. Next line will be the complete address and institution of each author. No line space should appear between author(s) and affiliation(s). When there is more than one affiliation, use superscripted numbers after each author and before the corresponding affiliation. Each affiliation must include the city. After each different affiliation use a semicolon, not a full stop. If the affiliations are in the same country, the country should be mentioned only once at the end. The following line (no space), may include the e-mail address of the presenting author as follows: E-mail: email@example.com, no fax or telephone numbers. • iv) Body of the abstract: One paragraph, first line not indented • v) Additional information, such as financial support, acknowledgements, references, comments, can be included in this section.
3. Please follow the link below to download the "Template and Example of Abstract" to prepare your abstracts.
Please click herefor the Template Example of Abstract.
Current Accepted Abstracts
Our poster boards will accommodate either of the below dimensions. Poster size: A0, portrait, width x height (841 x 1189 mm, i.e. 33.1 x 46.8 in). Poster size: A0, landscape, width x height (1189 x 841 mm, 46.8 x 33.1 in).