Call for Abstracts

The European Society of Craniofacial Surgery (ESCFS) welcomes the submission of original contributions for oral presentation at the Congress.

DEADLINE: May 31, 2018

Abstracts received after this date will not be considered.

Instructions to authors

Carefully read the guidelines below before submitting your abstract. Acknowledgement of the receipt of your submission will be sent to the corresponding author’s e-mail address immediately upon submission. If you do not receive the confirmation e-mail, please do not submit the abstract again, instead please contact the Scientific Submissions Team at for advice.

Submission guidelines

  • Abstracts can only be submitted electronically through the Congress website.
  • You are allowed to be the presenting author of more than one abstract.
  • You are allowed to be a co-author of more than one abstract.
  • Submission of similar abstracts from the same group is discouraged.

Abstract language and length

Abstracts and presentations must be written in English. The maximum length allowed for an abstract is 2500 characters (approximately 350 words) including blank spaces. The abstract title, the author(s) or names of institutions are not included in the count of 2500 characters.

Abstract structure and content

In order to make the abstract as informative as possible, please include a brief statement of the purpose of the study and/or the underlying hypotheses, the method used, the results observed, and the conclusions based upon the results. It is inadequate to state “The results will be discussed” or “The data will be presented”. You may subtitle the paragraphs in the following order: Background, Method, Results, and Conclusion. References, credits or the authors’ academic degrees or grant support are not to be included in the abstract. Standard abbreviations may be employed in the text. Place special or unusual abbreviations in parentheses after the full wording at the first time it appears in the body of the text. Company names are not allowed in the title but can be named in the authors’ affiliation.

Notification of acceptance

Notifications of acceptance or rejection of the abstracts will be sent to the corresponding author of the abstract by July 2018. The corresponding author receives all correspondence concerning the abstract, and is responsible for informing all co-authors of the status of the abstract. With the notification of acceptance, abstract presenters will be informed about the time and date of their presentation, and are asked to reconfirm their attendance.

Registration of the authors

The presenting author of an abstract must register for the Congress until June 30, 2018. The registration fee may be refunded if the abstract is rejected.

Assistance and contact

For any assistance for the submission of the abstract please contact the Congress Secretariat at:

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