Abstract Submission is now closed. Abstracts can be found online here.
Delegates who would like to present their work at the meeting, either orally or as a poster, are invited to submit an abstract for consideration by the Scientific Committee.
Abstract submission opens: December 13, 2013
Submission deadline: March 10, 2014, midnight, CET
Notifications to submitters: Mid-April 2014
Abstracts received after the deadline will not be accepted!
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Abstracts can only be submitted online via the abstract submission form that can be found in the section "abstracts” on the official SSC 2014 meeting website:
Abstracts sent by post or email will not be accepted. No exceptions will be made.The content of the abstract must be related to one of the topics listed below. To ensure smooth scoring of papers, the topic of your work must be selected during the submission process.
The Scientific Committee will reward abstracts of outstanding quality and provide the submitting author with a Travel Grant to attend the SSC 2014 meeting. Two categories of Travel Grants will be available in limited number to the abstract submitters.
Young Investigator Award
The Young Investigators Awards are provided in the form of travel grants to medical trainees and young scientists (under 35 years of age as of June 23, 2014) who submit highly rated abstracts. The awards help subsidize travel to the Meeting. In order to be considered for an award, the Young Investigator must be the presenter and first author of an abstract submitted to the Meeting. Please check the relevant box on the abstract submission form to indicate you wish to apply for this award.
The highest rated abstract in each SSC Subcommittee Category will be selected for an Oral Presentation in that session and will be eligible for an ISTH Travel Grant. Please note that you need to be willing to submit this presentation orally.
To be eligible for the award, the recipient must attend the Meeting, and members of the ISTH will be given priority.
Reach the World Award
The International Society on Thrombosis and Haemostasis will award travel grants to clinicians and scientists from developing countries to help subsidize travel to the Meeting (a copy of current passport showing country of residence will be required). Those that are presenter and first author of an abstract submitted to the Meeting will be prioritized.
Please check the relevant box on the abstract submission form to indicate you wish to apply for this grant. For those not submitting abstracts, please apply to firstname.lastname@example.org and explain how this grant and meeting will be of benefit in driving up standards of care for patients. To be eligible for the award, the recipient must attend the Meeting.
The reviewers will judge the abstracts according to the following criteria:
The submitting authors will be notified in mid-April 2014, at the email address provided during submission, about whether or not their abstract has been accepted.
Scheduling of poster sessions and abstract presentations is at the discretion of the Scientific Committee. Abstracts will be organized into sessions using the topics chosen by the submitter in the online system.
Presentation of Abstracts
If your abstract is accepted as a poster, you will be requested to be available for discussion during the corresponding poster viewing session. SSC 2014 will feature paper poster presentations only.
Official poster viewing:
The official poster session and reception will take place on Monday, June 23, 2014 from 18:15-20:00 and during all breaks
Poster area in the Wisconsin Center Ballroom A-C
Starting as of Monday, June 23, 2014 at 9:00
After the last afternoon break on Wednesday, June 25, 2014 and no later than 18:30
Wednesday, June 25, 2014 at 17:30
Posters not removed by the dismantling deadline will be dismantled and destroyed.
The usable surface of the display panels for the Posters measures 3'10" x 7'10" (116.84cm x 238.76cm), landscape format
Please note that it is mandatory to indicate your new number on the upper right corner of your poster.
You will be required to settle the full payment of your abstract submission (25 USD) during the submission process.
Kindly note that all payments have to be made in US Dollars (USD) by credit card (EuroCard/MasterCard, Visa, American Express).
All costs have to be borne by the ordering customer and free of charge for the receiver account on all payments.
Other methods of payment (personal cheques or bank transfer) cannot be accepted.
If you experience any kind of problem or if you have questions, please do not hesitate to contact:
Phone:+41 22 33 99 628
March 28, 2014
June 19, 2014
June 23-26, 2014
The SSC has 19 subcommittees and two working groups.