Date: April 2-6, 2014
Venue: Tokyo International Forum / Imperial Hotel, Tokyo
The Scientific Program Committee of the WOC welcomes the submission of abstracts for presentation at the World Ophthalmology Congress®, April 2-6, 2014 in Tokyo, Japan.
All abstracts must be submitted in English at
https://www.myregistration.net/woc2014/my/login/login.html and comply with the guidelines below.
Please note that the abstract submission is now closed.
Thank you very much for your submissions.
Online submission of abstracts will open on March 1, 2013. The deadline for abstract submission is
July 26, 2013 at midnight in Tokyo. Submissions will be reviewed by the WOC 2014 Scientific Program Committee. Primary authors will be notified of acceptance by early October, 2013.
Abstracts will be accepted for consideration by the Scientific Program Committee in the following categories: (Please note that abstracts will be submitted with author indicating preference for Free Paper or Poster presentation, but the committee will determine the presentation method. Authors will be informed of acceptance or rejection of submission by the Scientific Program Committee.)
※Each individual may submit only one abstract for each presentation type (free paper, poster, video, or instruction course), up to a maximum of three abstracts, as presenting author at the congress.
1. Submit your abstract at https://www.myregistration.net/woc2014/my/login/login.html. You will receive a confirmation of your registration in the software system and your password by email.
2. Enter the following:
The first author listed should be the presenter. For courses, there may be two or three speakers. List all who will participate.
3. Enter the body of the abstract.
Abstracts for papers and posters should be organized as follows:
Abstracts for videos should contain:
Abstracts for courses should contain:
Do not include any figures, tables, charts, references or illustrations. Avoid statements like "Results will be discussed," which may lead to rejection of the abstract. All abstracts must not exceed 400 words in length for the body text and written in English. The title of the subject should be within 30 words in English.
Abstract submissions can only be made electronically through the congress website.
Abstracts received by fax cannot be accepted. Registration for the congress is required when submitting an abstract.
The ID Number is generated when an abstract is submitted. During the submission period, you may edit your abstract with this ID number and the password. Please retain them for future reference.
After the deadline for abstract submission, any change related to abstracts cannot be made. Please make sure all the submitted information is accurate before the deadline.
Questions regarding the abstract submission process should be directed to: firstname.lastname@example.org.
By submitting the abstract, the author confirms and agrees to the following:
The abstracts will be published on the WOC2014 website. Abstracts should be submitted in clear and concise English. The author is responsible for using correct grammar and spelling, but the Scientific Program Committee reserves the right to edit abstracts for grammar and spelling.
Abstracts will be reviewed for their structure, content, perceived value to registrants in the WOC and degree of innovation. All decisions are final.
Presenters at the 2014 WOC (including poster session presenters) will be required to disclose any financial interests related to the presentations. Disclosure information must be submitted when an abstract is submitted on the website.
All presenters will be required to register for the Congress no later than October 31, 2013.
According to the policy of the International Council of Ophthalmology and the requirements of the World Ophthalmology Congress, all presenters will be responsible for their own registration fees, hotel and travel expenses. We regret that we cannot waive registration fees or cover expenses for any speakers.
WOC2014 Tokyo intends to offer Travel Grants to participants to defray the cost of attending WOC2014 Tokyo to present accepted abstracts.
We are pleased to announce the details of the Travel Grant.
Those who would like to apply for a Travel Grant, please fill in the details as requested on "My Page" when you submit your abstract. All applications will be reviewed and the Travel Grants will be awarded based on distinguished abstracts.