*Deadline for submission is June 30, 2017.

Call for submissions –
Videos and research abstracts
 

Submission deadline extended: June 30, 2020

Notifications: July 24, 2020

The 5th Annual Conference of the Canadian Society for the Advancement of Gynecologic Excellence (now CanSAGE at home) Program Committee invites submissions of abstracts and videos for presentations that are of significant interest to advanced gynecologic surgical practice, education, and research.

 

Acceptance will be based upon peer review of submitted videos and research abstracts. Presenters will have an opportunity to exchange ideas with delegates and to discuss their work in detail during moderated abstract sessions.

Presentation formats:

In addition to invited talks, the conference will feature three types of presentations:

Oral – Research presentation with traditional PowerPoint slides (16:9 aspect ratio).

ePoster – Research presentation of electronic poster using the Multilearning interface and touch-screen technology.

Video – Video presentation hosted on the CanSAGE Video Library, cansagevideos.com.

Who should submit an abstract or video?

Presentations from all interested parties are welcome. These include:

  • Physicians

  • Allied healthcare professionals

  • Scientists

  • Clinical trainees, including fellows, residents, and medical students

  • Research trainees, including undergraduates, graduate students, and post-docs

 

Preference will be given to submissions that:

  • have high relevance to gynecologic surgical practice, education, or research

  • showcase surgical techniques or processes that can be adopted by other surgeons or institutions

Topics:

  • Laparoscopic surgery

  • Hysteroscopic surgery

  • Vaginal surgery

  • Innovation

  • Fibroids

  • Endometriosis / Adenomyosis

  • Pain

  • Fertility

  • Abnormal uterine bleeding

  • Urogynecology

  • Gyne oncology

Research abstract

Submission guidelines:

 

  • An online submission must be received for each abstract

  • More than one abstract may be submitted per author

  • Abstracts must be submitted in English

  • The abstract must not exceed 250 words

  • CanSAGE will consider all abstracts, except those that have been presented at a previous CanSAGE

  • Sign up as a member on June 30 and your conference registration will be included!

Note: In order for your abstract to be included in the final program, you must have paid your registration by June 30, 2020.


Here is what you will need to submit your research:
 

  • COI disclosure: Declaration of conflict of interest(s) for the presenting author with respect to industry funding - online disclosure form »
  • Submission Title: Clearly describes content of your research presentation

  • Abstract Text: 250 words maximum

    • Objectives: states the study purpose in a concise manner

    • Methods: indicates the location, study design, sample size, participants, test or intervention, and type of statistical analysis if appropriate

    • Results: findings from described methods to confirm or refute the hypothesis (no graphs or tables)

    • Conclusion: states the effect of the study on patient management, clinical education, or research within the field.

    • For INNOVATION abstracts, the Methods and Results can be combined into a single section describing the nature of the innovation and potential or measured impacts.

  • Presenting author identification - including salutation, full name, email, and province

  • Author(s): e.g., John Brown, Betty White* ... with presenting author identified with an asterisk = Firstname Lastname*

  • Affiliation(s): Institution, City, Country for all authors (in case of multiple institutions, please identify respective author and corresponding institution with a number)

  • Submission preference – You will also be asked to:

    • select your presentation preference;

    • select a topic;

    • consider presenting a 3-minute rapid fire summary during the break if your research is not selected for a formal session (5-minute presentation);

    • consider granting permission to host your ePoster on the CanSAGE MultiLearning ePoster library »


Then submit! You're done!

Video / Video summary
Submission guidelines:

  • An online submission must be received for each video abstract

  • More than one video may be submitted per author

  • All video presentations must be edited and narrated on the audio track in English

  • The video summary must not exceed 150 words
  • CanSAGE will consider all videos, except those that have been presented at a previous CanSAGE

  • Hospital protocol for video recording with patient consent must have been followed

  • Productions must be no longer than 6-7 minutes in duration and include titles and a spoken narrative

  • The video file size cannot exceed 750 MB and must play in one of the following video players: Window Media Player, Real Player, or Quick Time Player

  • The video cannot be promotional or commercial in nature

  • Sign up as a member on June 30 and your conference registration will be included!

In order for your video to be included in the final program, you must have paid your registration by June 30, 2020.

Here is what you will need to submit your video:
 

  • COI disclosure: Declaration of conflict of interest(s) for the presenting author with respect to industry funding  - online disclosure form »​
  • Submisssion Title: Clearly describes content of your video presentation

  • Video Summary: 150 words

  • Presenting author identification - including salutation, full name, email, and province

  • Author(s): e.g., John Brown, Betty White* ... with presenting author identified with an asterisk = Firstname Lastname*

  • Affiliation(s): Institution, City, Country for all authors (in case of multiple institutions, please identify respective author and corresponding institution with a number)

  • Submission preference – You will also be asked to:

    • select a topic;

    • consider presenting a 3-minute rapid fire summary during the break if your video is not selected for a formal session (7-minute presentation);

    • consider granting permission to host your video on the CanSAGE Video Library »

  • Make sure your video filename = presenting author name_keyword, e.g., Randle_cerclage

  • Include a link to your video file – e.g., via a video sharing platform like Youtube, Vimeo, or Google Drive. Paste the link URL into the submission form.

Then submit! You're done!