Abstract

PLEASE SEE THE GUIDELINES FOR SUBMISSION BELOW BEFORE SUBMITTING AN ABSTRACT
Deadline for all submissions: 31st January, 2018. In order to present at the conference you must be registered.

1 - GUIDELINES FOR SYMPOSIA SUBMISSION

Important dates 1st October 2017
Abstract Submission for Symposium begins

31st January 2018 16th February 2018 NEW deadline for all Abstracts submission
Final deadline for all Abstracts submission

15th March 2018
Deadline for communication to the presenters of abstract acceptance

A symposium may consists of 3 or 4 presentations, all of which have to be submitted individually as abstracts for oral presentations.
Abstract content will be the basis for acceptance of the paper presentation at the symposium. Members of the Scientific Committee will review abstracts, then Authors will be informed about acceptance by March, 15th.
The scientific committee could add a presentation out of the submitted free presentations to a symposium if the topic of such an abstracts fits to the symposium and the chair of the symposium agrees.

The proposer of the symposium should notify the conference organizer of the symposium by e-mail: alessandra@cogest.info attaching the symposium submission template.
DOWNLOAD THE SYMPOSIUM SUBMISSION TEMPLATE HERE

The presenter of each abstracts should submit the abstract separately by clicking the “upload an abstract” button.
TEMPLATE FOR ABSTRACT SYMPOSIUM SUBMISSION

UPLOAD YOUR ABSTRACT FOR SYMPOSIUM HERE

Please when uploading your abstract as part of a symposium also specify the title of the symposium.

NOTE: For a symposium to be eligible:
  • there must be 3 or 4 individually submitted abstracts
  • all 3 or 4 abstracts have individually to be approved by peer review
  • the EAPM scientific committee must approve the symposium as a whole
  • all contributors must have registered for the conference

All abstracts should be structured according to the following format:
  • Title of the Symposium
  • Title of the abstract
  • Names and institutions of all authors
  • E-mail address of the corresponding author
  • Aims, methods, results, and conclusions
  • abstracts must be written in English
  • abstract should be of at least 200 words, but not exceeding 350 words excluding title, authors names, affiliations and acknowledgments
  • page should be 21.59 cm x 27.94 cm and margins should be 3 cm
  • please use font type Times New Roman, with single spaced lines
  • title of the paper (style: normal,14 pt, centred) should not span in more than two rows, and should be followed by one blank line
  • author names should be written (style: normal, 12 pt, centred) with initials followed by dot and family name written in full; authors should be separated by commas and marked with superscript when necessary to distinguish authors from different affiliations
  • author affiliations (style: italics, 12 pt, centred) should be written in separate rows when there are more than one and the last is followed by two blank lines
  • abstract text (style: normal, 12 pt) should not be justified and the paragraphs should not be indented, only separated by one blank line
  • charts or graphics can not be included in the abstract
  • abstracts text only must be saved as a MS Word document and submitted on line

Aims
State the primary objectives of the study, including the main research questions, aims or theory being tested.

Method
Quantitative studies: Include design, participants (including number of participants), measures. Qualitative studies: Include design, participants, methods of data collection and analysis, e.g. grounded theory, discourse analysis, and IPA.

Results
Quantitative studies: Include a summary of the results. Qualitative studies: Include a description of the main findings such as the themes or categories generated. Note: it is not acceptable to state, “Results will be discussed”.

Conclusions
Some discussion of the possible contribution to, or implications for, health psychology. Please do NOT include a list of references at the end of your abstract.

Once abstract submission is completed, you will receive an automatic e-mail confirmation. If this is not the case, please contact alessandra@cogest.info
If you want to modify your submitted information or for any inquiry please contact alessandra@cogest.info


2 - GUIDELINES FOR ABSTRACT FOR REGULAR PRESENTATION SUBMISSION

Important dates 1st November 2017
Abstract and Regular presentation Submission begins

31st January 2018 16th February 2018 NEW deadline for all Abstracts submission
Final deadline for all Abstracts submission

15th March 2018
Deadline for communication to the presenters of abstract acceptance
Abstract content will be the basis for acceptance of the paper presentation. Members of the Scientific Committee will review abstracts, then authors will be informed about acceptance by March, 15th.

Abstract submission will be accepted only via the Congress website

TEMPLATE FOR ABSTRACT FOR REGULAR PRESENTATION AND POSTER SUBMISSION

UPLOAD YOUR ABSTRACT HERE

Once abstract submission is completed, you will receive an automatic e-mail confirmation. If this is not the case, please contact alessandra@cogest.info If you want to modify your submitted information or for any inquiry please contact alessandra@cogest.info.

GUIDELINES FOR ABSTRACT FORMAT
  • abstracts must be written in English
  • >abstract should be of at least 200 words, but not exceeding 350 words excluding title, authors names, affiliations and acknowledgments
  • page should be 21.59 cm x 27.94 cm and margins should be 3 cm
  • please use font type Times New Roman, with single spaced lines
  • title of the paper (style: normal, 14 pt, centred) should not span in more than two rows, and should be followed by one blank line
  • author names should be written (style: normal, 12 pt, centred) with initials followed by dot and family name written in full; authors should be separated by commas and marked with superscript when necessary to distinguish authors from different affiliations
  • author affiliations (style: italics, 12 pt, centred) should be written in separate rows when there are more than one and the last is followed by two blank lines
  • abstract text (style: normal, 12 pt) should not be justified and the paragraphs should not be indented, only separated by one blank line
  • charts or graphics can not be included in the abstract
  • abstracts text only must be saved as a MS Word document and submitted on line

All abstracts should be structured according to the following format:

  • Title of the abstract
  • Names and institutions of all authors
  • E-mail address of the corresponding author
  • Aims, methods, results, and conclusions
  • abstract should be of at least 200 words, but not exceeding 350 words excluding title, authors names, affiliations and acknowledgments
  • abstracts must be written in English
Aims
State the primary objectives of the study, including the main research questions, aims or theory being tested.

Method
Quantitative studies: Include design, participants (including number of participants), measures.
Qualitative studies: Include design, participants, methods of data collection and analysis, e.g. grounded theory, discourse analysis, and IPA.

Results
Quantitative studies: Include a summary of the results. Qualitative studies: Include a description of the main findings such as the themes or categories generated. Note: it is not acceptable to state, “Results will be discussed”.

Conclusions Some discussion of the possible contribution to, or implications for, health psychology. Please do NOT include a list of references at the end of your abstract.


3 - POSTER PRESENTATION GUIDELINES

In order to communicate effectively the results of your research, please follow the following guidelines to ensure that posters are similar size, and format. This will assist participants accessing and appreciating your poster.

Format
Your poster should be in PORTRAIT format and the dimensions of your poster should not exceed 90 cm (horizontal) x 130 cm (vertical).

Contents
Structure your poster according to: aims, methods, results, and conclusions as outlined in the Format section above. In the heading, list the title of the paper, authors, institution and its location. Include your conflict of interest statement in your poster.

Location
Your poster will be displayed in the poster viewing area in the exhibition area.
The board of your poster will be numbered, which will be the same as your poster/presentation code, which you will receive ahead of the conference. This number will also be present in the final programme booklet for cross-reference. Viewers will find your poster according to the title of your submitted abstract and number as stated in the final programme booklet.

Poster mounting and dismounting
You can put up your poster at a specified time (TBA) on the day of your scheduled poster session. Material for mounting the poster will be provided on site. Please remove the poster after your session to make space for the next session. Any posters remaining after the congress may be disposed of.

UPLOAD YOUR ABSTRACT AS POSTER PRESENTATION HERE