Call for Abstracts
The 3rd Annual Meeting of Asian Society of Dermatopathology (ASD)
invites submissions for:
Submissions that are related to dermatopathology including case reports,
case series or studies highlighting dermatopathological features, descriptions
or investigations are welcome. Case presentations highlighting extraordinary or
unusual dermatopathological features are suitable for free communications or
ASD Presentation Award
ASD is giving awards to outstanding online presentations in the
ASD annual meeting for trainees or young doctors. Visit
the ASD official site for more information on the application process for the award
each are awarded to qualified applicants for oral presentation (Maximum 3).
each are awarded to qualified applicants for e-poster (Maximum 4).
Closing date for application: August
must be an ASD member or associate member.
must submit an oral or e-poster presentation which has been accepted at the
2021 ASD annual meeting.
applicants must be duly qualified physicians practicing/training in dermatology
must show positive impact of his/her participation on the field of
Dermatopathology in the recipient's country.
40 years old and below.
Priority is given to participants not within the host country,
with special priority given to those from developing countries.
Abstract Submission Guidelines for Poster and Free Communications
- Indicate intent of abstract to be present either as “Free
Communications” or “E-poster”
abstract must be written in English in not more than 250 words. This word
limit refers to the body of the abstract and does not include the authors’
names, affiliations, and title of abstract.
of the authors in upper and lower cases, surname in capital and underline
Family Name of presenter. Department/Hospital/Institution/Country of first
- Use of
standard abbreviations is desirable. Place special or unusual
abbreviations in brackets after the full word the first time it appears.
Use numerals to indicate numbers, except to begin sentences.
- Do not
include graphs, tables and references in the abstract.
single-line vertical spacing and leave one line between paragraphs.
- Please register and submit your abstract online.
- Only authors who have paid the registration fee
are entitled to submit an abstract for Poster or Free Communications.
- Abstracts are subject to the approval of the
- Contents of the abstract must not have been presented, submitted or
accepted for presentation at another meeting or previously published in
- Potential conflicts of interest must be indicated at the point of
Scientific Committee reserves the right to assign an accepted “E-poster”
abstract to be presented under the “Free Communications” category and vice
- By submitting an abstract in the “Free Communications” category,
you agree to make yourself available for the presentation slot to which
your abstract is assigned, and the Q&A session that follows.
- Submission deadline for abstracts is 1 August 2021.
- Notification of acceptance or rejection will be sent via email by
15 August 2021.
Instructions for Free Communications and E-posters
• The scientific content for this
category would be delivered by way of a pre-recorded oral presentation, which
will be aired in accordance to the Conference programme on 8 October 2021,
1.30pm (SST; UTC+08:00).
• The allocated time per presentation
would be 10min per session. Kindly keep to time, as presentations will be
interrupted once the time allocated has elapsed.
following are recommended guidelines on preparation for the presentation
i. Presentation is in “widescreen” format, that is, a
16:9, or 16x10 (MAC format).
ii. If a scientific work has been published at the time
of presentation, this must be disclosed to meeting delegates at the time of
iii. Recordings of presentations can be made using
various methods such as zoom or powerpoint. Guidelines on recording your
presentation can be viewed here:
a. For powerpoint: https://www.myesr.org/guidelines-recording-your-presentation-using-microsoft-powerpoint
b. For Zoom: https://support.zoom.us/hc/en-us/articles/360059781332-Getting-started-with-recording
iv. Recordings should be saved in MP4 format and
v. All recordings are to be submitted to the
secretariat via WeTransfer.
vi. Deadline for submission of Free Communication
recording is 8 Sept 2021.
• The scientific content for this
category would be made available for viewing on-demand through the meeting’s
• As this is an E-poster presentation
in a virtual meeting, no physical printed posters are required.
• E-posters will be viewed via the
screens of desktops, laptops and personal mobile devices. As such, all
information for the E-poster must appear within ONE SLIDE, in LANDSCAPE
ORIENTATION, using a “widescreen” format, that is, a 16:9, or 16x10 (MAC
• E-posters submitted using either
PowerPoint or Adobe Illustrator will be accepted. Do not use Keynote.
following are recommended guidelines on preparation of the E-poster
i. Estimated word count: 700 including
ii. Essential Information to include:
Title, names and affiliations of all authors, introduction and learning
objective(s), results and conclusions.
iii. Declaration of Conflict of Interest for
all authors is mandatory; if there are one to be declared, this must be
included on the poster.
iv. If a scientific work has been published
at the time of presentation, this must be disclosed in writing in the E-poster.
v. Contact details (optional), so that
interested delegates may contact you
vi. Data must be given in units that are
generally accepted in scientific publications.
vii. Photographs should at all times protect
the privacy and identity of the subject. Eyes should be blacked out.
viii. E-poster file should be titled:
Name_Poster_PresentationID.ppt (or .pdf).
ix. All E-posters are to be submitted to
the Secretariat via We Transfer.
x. Deadline for submission of E-Poster submission is 8 Sept 2021.