Call for abstracts - closed

Abstract submissions have now closed.  Judging is currently underway.

Presentation at the conference is competitive process. Each abstract will be scored in a blinded fashion by the Scientific Committee

The judges decision to accept a presentation is final. 

The majority of abstracts will be considered for poster presentations. Please indicate if you do NOT want to be considered for an ORAL presentation.


All submitting authors will be advised by 11 October 2019 if their papers have been accepted or declined.


A condition of acceptance is that at least one author or nominated presenter registers for the Conference. 

Presenters are responsible for their own accommodation and registration expenses.


If your abstract is accepted as an oral presentation, you will be given a 12-20 minute slot in the programme, which will include discussion time. Further detailed instructions will be sent to authors of the accepted abstracts. 


Posters must be presented within the size of the poster boards, which are 1.2 metres wide by 2.3 metres high. Posters should be AO Portrait ONLY.  Please ensure the text is of sufficient size for easy reading at a distance of one metre. 

NZSG would like to acknowledge the abstract submission guidelines from the Canadian Association of Gastroenterology and the British Society of Gastroenterology, many of which have been adapted and incorporated into these guidelines.

If you have any questions regarding the submission of your abstract, please contact Claire Bark, or call 09 972 2034 during business hours. 

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