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Call for Papers, Abstract submission, Publication

The organizers invite colleagues and scientists to submit abstracts for oral presentation for the ICAR 2016 Camelid Satellite meeting by 31 March 2016 (updated). All abstracts will be reviewed by the Scientific and Review Committee and authors will be informed by 1 June 2016 as to whether the abstract is accepted for presentation. Submissions must be made with the understanding that if selected, authors will provide an extended abstract of 4 sides of A4 by 1 June 2016. These extended abstracts will be published in the Proceedings of the Satellite Meeting that will be available at the meeting, and also on various websites IVIS (www.ivis.org) and ISOCARD (www.isocard.net). In each abstract, presenting author’s name should appear highlighted by underlining in the list of authors. Individuals can be co-authors on multiple abstracts, but can only be first author on one abstract. Each abstract submission should have the following statement on the bottom of the page:

I/we agree, if accepted, to provide an expanded abstract of 4 sides of A4 printed pages (as directed) by 1 June 2016 for publication in the Proceedings of the Satellite Meeting and on the websites.

Deadline for submission of short abstracts

31 March 2016 (updated)

Please, note that due to limited time and tight schedule, the deadline will not be extended. Abstracts should be submitted through the website of the conference or sent by e-mail to Peter Nagy (peter@camelicious.ae) in word document. In the subject of the message, please, type ICAR 2016 Satellite Meeting and the name of presenting author.

Guidelines for format of short abstracts

Font type Times New Roman
Title The title should be in bold, font size 12, centered, with no full stop at the end.
Authors Presenting author’s name should appear highlighted by underlining in the list of authors. Author names should be in regular font, as surname followed by the first name initial separated by comma. Author names should be separated by a semicolon. Where authors are from a number of different institutions, the appropriate institution number from the affiliation list should be given as a superscript number immediately after each author's name.
Affiliations Should be in regular font, centered and include department, institute and country. Each institute should appear in the order used against the author names and show the appropriate superscript number.
Text Maximum length of the text is 500 words. Please use regular font setting and single line spacing. The text should be justified, without hyphenating words at line breaks. Make sure that formulas and special characters appear correctly.

Deadline for submission of extended abstracts for publication

1 June 2016

Extended abstracts should be submitted through the website of the conference or sent by e-mail to Peter Nagy (peter@camelicious.ae) in standard word document (MS Word) or rtf format. In the subject of the message, please, type the name of first author, extended abstract and ICAR 2016 Satellite Meeting.

Guidelines for format of extended abstracts

Maximum size limit 4 pages or maximum 10000 character including spaces
Font type Times New Roman, font size 12
Page setup Paper size A4, Orientation Portrait; Margins top-bottom 2.5 cm, left-right 3.0cm text with 1.5 lines spacing.
Title The title should be in bold, centered, sentence case with no full stop at the end.
Authors Presenting author’s name should appear highlighted by underlining in the list of authors. Author names should be in regular font, as surname followed by the first name initial separated by comma. Author names should be separated by a semicolon. Where authors are from a number of different institutions, the appropriate institution number from the affiliation list should be given as a superscript number immediately after each author's name.
Affiliations Should be in regular font, centered and include department, institute and country.Where there are multiple affiliations, each should be listed as a separate line. Each institute should appear in the order used against the author names and show the appropriate superscript number. The e-mail of corresponding author should be included in the last line.
Main text The text should be structured preferably in the following order: Introduction, Materials and Methods, Results, Discussion and References. However, other structure are also possible. The text should be justified, without hyphenating words at line breaks. Please, make sure that formulas and special characters appear correctly.
Tables and Figures Authors are encouraged to use minimum number of illustrations. The same information should not be provided in both table and figure. Figures and tables can be placed within the text, should be accompanied by a legend and have a reference in the text. Illustrations must fit into the maximum size limit of the extended abstract.
Main text Please, use only the most important references of the specific subject. All citations in the text must be listed at the end of the paper, according to the guidelines of the International Committee of Medical Journal Editors established in 1979. References should be listed in alphabetical order of the first author's name. Citations in the text should be given by placing in parenthesis the name(s) of author(s) and the year of publication. Font size of the list of references can be decreased to 10.

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