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Call for Abstracts for HSANZ Day of ALLG Scientific Meeting due 20 September

28 Aug 2020 10:22 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

Call for HSANZ Members to submit original research abstracts for the Baikie Symposium. HSANZ day of the ALLG Scientific Meeting, Tuesday 13 October, 2020. 

  • Unfortunately, Blood2020 has been postponed in view of the travel restrictions associated with the COVID-19 pandemic. 

    To ensure that we can continue offer our fellow Haematologists and trainees the best opportunity to access the latest local and international research, HSANZ are delighted to be partnering with ALLG to offer a one-day session on 13 October 2020. 

    In particular, we will offer the 2020 Baikie symposium and award for the best research by a HSANZ  Full, Trainee or Associate member. HSANZ encourages  members to submit an abstract for an oral presentation. The Committee seeks original papers that address scientific questions, demonstrate new research / developments or contain original scientific results related to haematology. 

    All abstract submissions must be sent in a Word document to admin@hsanz.org.au.  The submission deadline is 11.59pm Sunday 20 September 2020 AEST. Acceptance of Abstracts will be confirmed by email in late September. Unfortunately, due to the tight deadline, we cannot consider any extensions of the deadline this year.

    The Baikie Award will be made for the best Abstract presented by a trainee. Criteria


  • Must be a financial Member of HSANZ
  • All author(s) must approve of submitting this work for presentation, and the submitting author needs to be available to present the abstract if selected for the program. Authors need to notify the HSANZ Secretariat if they are unable to present or if the presenting author is changed. The presentation will be using a virtual platform.
  • Abstract titles should be short, descriptive and not contain abbreviations. Abstracts should be thoroughly checked for spelling and grammar before they are submitted online.
  • Abstracts can contain standard abbreviations (spelled out on first use), tables, pictures and diagrams, but should not include symbols (e.g. arrows, Greek symbols) nor languages other than English. 
  • The abstracts should be original work, not previously published
  • Only ONE abstract is to be nominated by each applicant
  • Previous winners of the award are ineligible 

Abstract Submission Guidelines:

-       The abstract must address scientific questions, detail clinical observations, or contain primary scientific data.

-       Your name, degree, institution, address, phone number, and e-mail address must be provided. 

-       The corresponding author should be the first author (presenter) of the abstract, unless otherwise noted during submission.


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