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10th COGNO Annual Scientific Meeting
Tailoring Therapies for Brain Tumours: Challenges and Opportunities

Monday 23rd - Tuesday 24th October 2017
Rydges Melbourne Hotel, 186 Exhibition Street, Melbourne, VIC Australia

Submission Closing Date: Now Closed

Members of the neuro-oncology community and related professions are invited to submit abstracts for presentation as part of the COGNO Annual Scientific Meeting. Abstracts for both poster and oral presentations including original work in clinical, translational and allied health research will be considered. Abstracts will be reviewed by a Committee representing COGNO and scored on merit against pre-determined selection criteria.

  • Abstracts must be submitted via the Oxford Abstracts. If you encounter difficulties, please contact the COGNO office.
  • Abstracts should be 300 words maximum including the section headings. The title, authors' names and professional affiliations are not included in the word count.
  • The presentation type will be allocated by the Abstract Review Committee.
  • Abstracts accepted for poster presentation will be displayed during the Meeting. Specifications will be provided.
  • If your abstract is chosen for oral presentation, you will be contacted with further details.
  • Accepted abstracts will be compiled into an abstract book and made available to all delegates.
Abstracts should comprise the following elements, with each beginning a new paragraph:
  • Title: The abstract title should be in initial capital/lower case, not all capitals. The abstract title should be concise and describe/refer to the content.
  • Authors: Authors' names should be supplied in in full in capital/lower case, not all capitals. Please select the presenting author via the tick box. Only one presenting author can be selected per abstract.
  • Affiliation: Institutional affiliations should be indicated for each author. All affiliations should contain institution, city and country.
  • Abstract text: The abstract should detail the objectives and results of your research project and be structured to include an introduction indicating the purpose of the study (Aims), a brief description of the study methods (Methods), a summary of the results (Results) and a statement of the conclusions (Conclusions).
  • References: (optional) References can be included in the abstract text. The style of the references should follow the numbered style. Any references included must be cited within the abstract text.
  • Images: Please feel free to include any supporting images or graphs for your abstract.  You can insert graphs and images by dragging and dropping from your computer, or copying and pasting from Microsoft Word. All images must be cited in the abstract text.
  • Tables: Tables can be included using the text editor, or copying and pasting from Microsoft Word. All tables must be cited in the abstract text.
Abstract Acknowledgement
All presenting authors of submitted abstracts will be notified as to whether their abstract has been accepted for presentation in August 2017.

Conference Attendance
All accepted presenters will be required to cover their own costs in attending the COGNO ASM. The deadline for presenters to register is Monday 25 September 2017.

There will be three awards available for accepted abstracts
  • Young Investigator Award
  • Most Outstanding Oral Presentation
  • Most Outstanding Poster Presentation 
For further information on these awards please visit the Awards page.
If you have any queries please contact us at cognoasm@ctc.usyd.edu.au.