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Abstract Submission has now CLOSED

Deadline for abstract submission 23rd October 2019
Notification on acceptance/rejection 15th November 2019

Several bursaries covering the cost of meeting registration will be offered to the best abstract submissions from Trainees on a competitive basis. The abstract should describe a research study rather than a case report.

The selected papers will be presented at the Meeting in the form of a short oral presentation and/or poster.

Please use the form provided HERE to submit your abstract.  Abstract instructions are shown opposite, please read these carefully before making your submission.


The International Laparoscopic Liver Society (ILLS) are offering Travel Grants to Trainees submitting abstracts relating to laparoscopic liver resection for the ALPS Meeting on a competitive basis.

The standard ALPS Meeting abstract submission process and instructions still apply.  To be eligible for an ILLS Travel Grant, the submission must be made by a Trainee (40 years old or less at this time of submission) who is currently working or training in MIS liver.  The total Travel Grant available is 200 USD for European countries, 1,000 USD for the USA, and $2,000 for Trainees in the Asia Pacific region.  The ILLS Committee reserves the right of selection for the Travel Grants.

The selected papers will be presented at the Meeting in the form of a short oral presentation and/or poster and will be acknowledged in the programme as receiving an ILLS Travel Grant.

Please use the form provided HERE to submit your abstract, ticking the appropriate box to indicate your interest in applying for an ILLS Travel Grant.  Abstract instructions are shown opposite, please read these carefully before making your submission.

Abstract Submission Instructions

  • Deadline is 23rd October 2019.
  • Submission and presentation, if granted, must be made by a trainee and proof of status will be required.
  • Abstracts must be submitted electronically through the ALPS website.
  • The abstract must be written in English.
  • The title or text should not indicate the country of origin unless it is pertinent to the topic.
  • Maximum 2500 characters/ approx. 250 words (including spaces and excluding the title and contact information of authors).
  • It is the author’s responsibility to submit a correct abstract; any errors in spelling, grammar, or scientific fact will be published as typed by the author, if accepted. Poor English may be a cause for rejection.
  • Full presentation specification will be made available on the website and forwarded together with the abstract acceptance.
  • All abstract presenters must pay the registration fee and are committed to delivering their presentation in an oral and/or poster session as allocated by the Organising Committee. The deadline for the early registration fee is the 30th November 2019.
  • The presenting author will receive all correspondence concerning the abstract and is responsible for informing the other authors of the status of the abstract.
  • Acknowledgement of abstract receipt will be sent to the stated email address. If you do not receive the confirmation within 24 hours of submission, please contact registration@alpshbpmeeting.org.
  • Notification of acceptance/rejection of the abstracts will be emailed by 15th November 2019.
  • During submission, you will have the opportunity to save your abstract until you are ready to submit. Please note that once your abstract has been submitted, no further changes can be made.
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