Abstract Submission Guideline

A-PHPBA 2021 Bali – Virtual Congress invites all interested individuals to submit late-breaking abstracts for poster and podium sessions through which we can share the most up-to-date research results and review challenging and interesting cases from around the world.

  • Topics

    The authors should choose one topic only for every abstract submitted. If an abstract fits into more than one of the topics below, choose the most appropriate one.

    Liver Pancreas Biliary HPB General & Others
    Benign disease Pancreatitis Gallstone Endoscopy / Imaging
    HCC Pancreatic cancer Benign neoplasm Translational research
    Non-HCC malignancy Cystic neoplasm GB cancer Cost effectiveness / ERAS
    Transplantation PNET Bile duct cancer Basic Science / Research
    Surgical technique Surgical technique Surgical technique
    Others Others Others

  • Process

    1. 1

      STEP 1. Sign up

      If you are already signed-up on this website, you can use the account for your abstract submission.

    2. 2

      STEP 2. Submission and Confirmation

      After your abstract submission, a confirmation letter will be sent to you via e-mail.

    3. 3

      STEP 3. My Page

      To review or modify your submitted abstracts, visit 'My Page'.

    4. 4

      STEP 4. Acceptance Notification

      An acceptance notification will be sent to you via e-mail.

  • Guidelines

    General Information

    • Participants of Abstract can submit more than 1 (one) abstract. Each abstract can only be applied to 1 (one) presentation preference (poster/podium). The Scientific Committee will only accept the original scientific material which has not been presented/published before. Therefore, abstracts which have already been presented/published at regional/national/international scientific event/ congress would not be accepted and will be excluded.

    • All abstracts must be submitted via the congress website ONLY.

    • Only up to 10 authors including a presenting author will be listed on the abstract book. Mailing addresses, academic degrees and professional positions such as Medical Director, CEO, CMO, etc. must NOT be mentioned.

    • Abstracts will be published in the congress abstract book or website only if the presenting author is registered as delegate with full payment by the latest on Thursday, 15 July 2021.

    • Should there is any queries, please contact the Congress Secretariat at abstract@aphpba2021.com. Kindly include contact details of corresponding author, including hospital/institutional address, e-mail, and phone number.

    Abstract Submission Guideline

    • Abstracts should not exceed 250 words in length and should be typed in English.

    • No tables, graphs and images are allowed. All data must be in narrative form.

    • A title that clearly indicates the nature of the investigation needs to be provided not exceeds 15 words.

    • The authors’, co-authors’, and presenter’s names and places of work (hospital/institution, city, country) must be written without degrees.

    • The abstract should be as informative as possible. It should include background, objectives, methods, results, and conclusions.

    • When you submit an abstract online, your abstract will be automatically edited according to the congress submission format. It is the authors’ responsibility to review the submissions and correct them. Please proofread your abstract before completing your submission.

    • If you do not complete the submission process, your information will be held in temporary storage until you return later to complete your submission. Please note that your submission must be completed before the submission deadline.

    • Each section of the online abstract submission system must be completed. Authors failing to give all information required in the online submission system will not have their abstract considered by the A-PHPBA 2021 Bali Scientific Committee.

    • Once each step is completed, the author must go to the ‘Preview and Finish’ section and click ‘Submit’ in order to complete the process. Without clicking this option, the abstract will not be considered as submitted and will not be forwarded to the A-PHPBA 2021 Bali Scientific Committee for consideration.

    • A confirmation of receipt of the abstract will be automatically sent to the submitter and the presenting author by e-mail upon the online submission. Therefore, please submit the right contact details of the presenting author and corresponding author; otherwise the presenter will not receive important information about his/her presentation.

    • The acceptance of abstracts will be notified by e-mail to the presenting author and corresponding author . The information may also be found on “My page” of the congress website.

    • Upon acceptance of the abstract, presenting authors are expected to register and present their abstracts.

    Late-breaking Abstract Submission Guideline

    • It will be opened on Thursday, 10 June 2021.
    • How to submit the abstract is same with the above guidelines.
    • The last date of late-breaking abstract submission is on Wednesday, 30 June 2021 at 24.00 Western Indonesian Time (UTC +07:00).
    • The acceptance of the late-breaking abstracts will be notified by e-mail to the presenting author by Monday, 5 July 2021.
    • Upon acceptance of the late-breaking abstract, presenting authors are expected to register and present their abstracts.

    Withdrawal of Abstracts

    • If the presenting author of an accepted abstract does not register by Thursday, 15 July 2021 , the abstract will be automatically withdrawn from the final program.
    • Any withdrawal should be informed via email to the Congress Secretariat at abstract@aphpba2021.com. Kindly attach the abstract submission notification email.

  • Important Dates

    10 June 2021
    Opening of Late-Breaking Abstract Submission
    30 June 2021
    Late-Breaking Abstract Submission Deadline

    Opening of Delegate Registration Thursday, 1 April 2021
    Late-breaking Abstract Submission Opens Thursday, 10 June 2021
    Late-breaking Abstract Submission Deadline Wednesday, 30 June 2021, at 24:00 WIT (UTC +07:00)
    Late-breaking Abstract Acceptance Notice Monday, 19 July 2021
    Abstract Presenter Registration Deadline Friday, 23 July 2021