Abstract & Video Submission

ABSTRACT SUBMISSION DEADLINE: 21 December 2020
Abstracts submitted will be considered for e-poster or video presentation 

Please take a few minutes to go through the below guidelines before proceeding with your abstract’s submission.

Topics:

  • Central airway management
  • Lung cancer diagnosis, staging and endoscopic treatment
  • Diseases of the pleura
  • Bronchoscopic treatment of obstructive lung disease (emphysema, bronchitis and asthma)
  • Infectious diseases / ICU
  • Interstitial lung diseases
  • Lung transplantation and beyond
  • Pediatric Interventional Bronchology
  • Training, education and assessment
  • Miscellaneous

Abstract submission guidelines for e-Poster presentation

  • Abstracts can only be submitted electronically through the ECBIP 2021 website and online platform.
  • Acknowledgement of receipt of your submission will be sent to your stated email address.
  • Abstracts must be written in English.
  • Maximum 400 words, including spaces, but excluding title and contact information of the authors.
  • A maximum of 2 figures can also be submitted; tables should also be uploaded as figures.
  • Each abstract should consist of the following sections: Objective (or Aim or Introduction), Methods, Results, Conclusion
  • It is the author’s responsibility to submit a fully finalised abstract. Any errors in spelling, grammar or scientific facts will be reproduced as typed by the author.
  • Each author can be the presenter of only one abstract.
  • During submission, you will be asked to choose your preference of thematic for presentation from a drop-down list. The Scientific Committee reserves the right to allocate your abstract in a different thematic, according to Program needs.
  • During submission, you will also be asked to state your presentation preference. For this part of the process, please make sure to check the e-Poster presentation format
  • Submission of closely related abstracts from the same group is discouraged.
  • Abstracts will only be considered for presentation if they are not published or submitted for presentation elsewhere.
  • Each author can be the presenter of only one abstract. Appropriate fees per additional abstract will be advised in case of multiple submissions presented by the same author.
  • You are allowed to be a co-author of an unlimited number of abstracts.
  • Abstract presenters must register for the ECBIP 2021 and pay the registration fee for attendance of the scientific sessions. Deadline for authors’ registration: 22 February 2021. Kindly note that, after due notification, abstracts whose presenting author has not registered to the Congress will be removed from the Program.
  • Authors’ registration may be for in-person or online attendance, depending on participation choice. Access to appropriate presentation features will be provided in both options.
  • The corresponding author is responsible for informing other authors about the status of the abstract, as well as for stating the appropriate presenting author during submission and in any case before the expiration of the deadline for authors’ registration.
  • The maximum file size of each graph is 5MB. The minimum resolution has been set to 300 dpi. Images should be submitted in JPG, GIF or PNG format only.

Notification of Acceptance for e-Poster presentations

Notification of acceptance or rejection of the abstract will be sent to the corresponding author of the abstract by 8 February 2021.
Accepted abstracts will be considered for e-poster presentation; a different process is in place for video presentations (please see appropriate section).
The corresponding author receives all information concerning the abstract and is responsible for informing all other co-authors of the status of the abstract, including the presenting author. Upon finalization of the program and confirmation of the presenting author’s registration, the respective abstract, as well as all communication, will move under the presenting author’s registration account.
All abstract presenters will be asked to reconfirm their attendance after receiving the notification.
For abstract submission support, please contact the ECBIP 2021 Secretariat at abstracts@ecbip2021.org.

 Abstract submission guidelines for video presentation
  • Didactic videos of bronchoscopic or thoracoscopic techniques as well as videos on the interventional management of interesting cases can be submitted as narrative abstracts following the standard format: “Introduction /Aim /Methodology/ Results / Conclusion”. 
  • Videos submitted for the video contest (Contest categories A and D) will be evaluated by independent jury for the relevant awards. 
  • Submission of video presentations will only be accepted through the ECBIP 2021 online abstract submission platform, for both the narrative (abstract) and the video file (link). The video should be an .mp4, .mkv or equivalent of ten (10) or less minutes, with a frame height of 720 pixels and an aspect ratio of 16:9, square pixels, deinterlaced. It should be uploaded to a cloud based file depository service such as Wetransfer or Dropbox. Youtube links or embeded video links will not be accepted. The link should be entered in the appropriate field during abstract submission. 
  • Acknowledgement of receipt of your submission will be sent to your stated email address.
  • When prompted to fill in the abstract text, filmmakers are required to enter the written narrative (abstract) in English. 
  • Maximum 400 words, including spaces, but excluding title and contact information of the authors.
  • Authors, affiliations, credits and acknowledgements are to be mentioned in the appropriate abstract submission sections.
  • It is the author’s responsibility to submit a fully finalised abstract. Any errors in spelling, grammar or scientific facts will be reproduced as typed by the author.
  • During submission, you will be asked to choose your preference of thematic for presentation from a drop-down list. The Scientific Committee reserves the right to allocate your abstract in a different thematic, according to Program needs.
  • During submission, you will also be asked to state your presentation preference. For this part of the process, please make sure to check the video presentation format
  • Submission of closely related abstracts from the same group is discouraged.
  • Abstracts will only be considered for video presentation if they are not published or submitted for presentation elsewhere.
  • Each author can be the presenter of only one abstract. Appropriate fees per additional abstract will be advised in case of multiple submissions presented by the same author.
  • You are allowed to be a co-author of an unlimited number of abstracts.
  • Abstract presenters must register for the ECBIP 2021 and pay the registration fee for attendance of the scientific sessions.  Deadline for authors’ registration: 22 February 2021. Kindly note that, after due notification, abstracts whose author has not registered to the Congress will be removed from the Program.
  • Authors’ registration may be for in-person or online attendance, depending on participation choice. 
  • The corresponding author is responsible for informing other authors about the status of the abstract, as well as for stating the appropriate presenting author during submission and in any case before the expiration of the deadline for authors’ registration.
  • IMPORTANT NOTE: Videos marketing commercial names, company brands or containing elements that might lead to patient identification will not be permitted to enter the contest for best video presentation..

Submission Terms

  1. By submitting an abstract, submitters understand that their abstract, including names, is stored electronically and will be published by the Organizing Committee on the ECBIP 2021 website, Final Program and Abstract Book.
  2. No trade names of products are allowed in oral or poster presentation titles. Non-proprietary (generic, chemical) names of substances should be used. Company names can be used in the authors affiliation and as a source to a material mentioned in the body of the abstract.
  3. Abstracts will be assessed by an expert panel of reviewers. Acceptance of the submitted work is at the discretion of the Scientific Committee.
  4. The corresponding author receives all correspondence concerning the abstract, and is responsible for informing all co-authors of the status of the abstract. The presenting author of an abstract must register for the Congress by the given deadline (22 February 2021). The Organizing Committee reserves the right to exclude from the Program and/or Abstract Book abstracts for which registration is not duly completed within the deadline advised.
  5. Duplication of publication: ECBIP 2021 does not accept re-submission; abstracts must correspond to original, previously unpublished work. By submitting an abstract the submitter confirms that he/she has not presented/plans to present and publish the abstract at another meeting, and that he/she has not submitted/published the full paper.
  6. Declaration of Conflict of Interest: EABIP is committed to ensuring the integrity of its scientific, educational, and research programs. Abstract submission requires disclosure of any financial or other interest that might be construed as resulting in an actual, potential, or apparent conflict. The submitter is responsible for obtaining disclosure information from all co-authors, as well as for stating any potential conflict of interest during abstract submission.