Abstract Submission

The Organising Committee would like to invite the submission of abstracts for the SNSA 2019 meeting.

Presentation formats available include:
o Oral platform (10 minutes)
o Oral flash (3 minutes)
o Poster Display

Authors are requested to indicate their preference but should note that the final decision lies with the Scientific Committee.
Authors are requested to take note of the additional instructions below.

Abstract Format
Maximum of 300 words
No graphs or diagrams permitted.

  • Categories for Submission
    o Cerebrovascular
    o Epilepsy and Functional
    o General Neurosurgery
    o Neuro-oncology
    o Paediatric Neurosurgery
    o Socio-economic
    o Spine
    o Trauma
    o Global Neurosurgery
    o Infections
  • o Other

Layout requirements
Kindly divide your abstract according to the following headings. Abstracts not conforming to this format will be returned

Research Abstract
Introduction, Methods, Results & Conclusions

Case Report – Poster consideration only
Introduction, Case & Discussion

Abstracts not conforming to this format will be returned.

Supporting Documents
Please upload your original Abstract during your submission as a Word doc.
Additional supporting documents to be emailed to delight@eoafrica.co.za (only submissions with all supporting documents will be considered)
1. All authors must sign a conflict of interest declaration
2. All co-authors must sign that they agree with inclusion as a co-author and that they vouch for the data being presented
3. Authors must acknowledge that if there are any concerns from the committee they may request to view the original data

Abstracts will be reviewed by the Scientific Committee who reserve the right to accept and allocate abstracts for either poster or oral presentation. All presenters of accepted abstracts must be registered as Congress delegates. Authors will be notified by 7 June 2019 whether their submission has been accepted.

Emerging Leader Award
Awards will be presented to the Best Oral and Best Poster abstract submissions.



Abstract submission opens
5 February 2019

Abstract submission deadline
26 April 2019

Notification to authors
7 June 2019

Early-bird closes
31 July 2019

Preferential booking rates for accommodation close
26 June 2019


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