*Deadline for submission is June 30, 2017.

Call for submissions –
Videos and research abstracts
 

Submission deadline: Thursday, April 30, 2021

Notifications: May 31, 2021

The 2021 Annual Conference of the Canadian Society for the Advancement of Gynecologic Excellence Scientific Program Committee (SPC) 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 categories and formats:

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

Oral

Research presentation with traditional PowerPoint slides.
Time: maximum 7 minutes, with 3 minutes Q+A.
Abstracts not selected for oral poster presentation may be redirected for consideration as an ePoster with permission of the submitting author.

ePoster

“Rapid Fire” – 3 minute overview of your Research presentation in an electronic poster.

If selected but not able to present, can be featured on CanSAGE MultiLearning ePoster library.

Video

Video presentation hosted on the CanSAGE Video site, cansagevideos.com.

Time: maximum 7 minutes, with 3 minutes Q+A.

Top videos will be presented during the conference.

If selected but not able to present, can be featured on CanSAGE online Video library.

*All presentations must be prerecorded prior to the virtual conference and authors must attend to be available for Q+A.

Top 3 presentations from each category will be selected by scientific committee and conference attendees will vote for “people’s choice award” during the conference.

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:

  • Surgical technique (Laparoscopy, Hysteroscopy, Vaginal surgery)

  • Fibroids

  • Endometriosis / Adenomyosis

  • Pelvic 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 or renew as a member between June 1-30 and your conference registration will be discounted!

Note: In order for your abstract to be included in the final program, you must have paid your registration by June 30, 2021.


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.

  • 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:


Then submit! You're done!

Note: You will be able to log into PheedLoop and edit your submission until midnight (ET) on April 30, 2021.

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 or renew as a member between June 1-30 and your conference registration will be discounted!

In order for your video to be included in the final program, you must have paid your registration by June 30, 2021.

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 the option to be “critiqued or reviewed by an expert” during the conference. If no – regular Q+A, if yes, then the expert can give feedback;

    • grant 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!

Note: You will be able to log into PheedLoop and edit your submission until midnight (ET) on April 30, 2021.