Important Dates
The WCD 2011 Scientific Committee welcomes the submission of abstracts from worldwide experts in dermatology. Only abstracts submitted through the online system will be accepted. Please refer to the following instructions for online submission and download the detailed guidelines. If you have any further inquiries, please contact or
Instructions for the preparation of abstracts
A. Abstracts must be written and presented in English.
Title: Use a concise title that indicates the content of the abstract. The complete title should be capitalized and should not exceed 30 words. Refrain from using abbreviations in the title.
Authors: Names and surnames for each author must be provided. Do not include degrees or titles. Presenting authors’ names will be underlined and corresponding authors’ name will be in bold.
Affiliations: Each author should be listed by department, institution and country.
Keywords: A minimum of three (3) keywords, summarizing the contents of the abstract, should be entered.
Text: Abstracts should not exceed 250 words. Abstracts will be reproduced exactly as submitted and will not be edited in any way.
Contents may be organized as the author sees fit, though they should include the purpose of the study, the methods used, a summary of the results and the conclusion reached. It is not satisfactory to simply state that “The result will be discussed:” Only standard abbreviations may be used without definition. Drug products should be identified by their generic name only. Data must be given in units (International metric system is preferred) widely used in literature.
No references, tables, charts or drawings are allowed.
C. Refer to the Abstract Sample.
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A. Statement of Responsibility
The co-authors agree with the stated results and have consented to be included as authors.
This abstract has not been submitted to any other international meeting
Work involving humans or animals, or material derived from them, was approved by an institutional ethics committees.
B. Modifications may be made before the abstract submission system is closed.
C. Authors who wish to withdraw their abstract should send a written request to:
D. Abstracts will be published in a CD-ROM Abstract Book and distributed to all delegates.
Online Submission will be available on the Congress website from January 25, 2010. Please follow the instructions detailed on the website. Your abstract submission will be acknowledged automatically by email.
F. Presentation guidelines will also be sent after your abstract submission is complete.