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February 18, 2014



You can submit an abstract selecting as category “Abstract”.
In case you wish to submit a “Rising Star” abstract, see the instructions here.

  • Exacerbations
  • Vaccinations
  • Treatment and Prevention
  • Comorbidities
  • Smoking cessation
  • Patient adherence
  • COPD and bronchiectasis

The correct topic must be selected. It is the submitters’ responsibility  to ensure that abstracts topic related. 



  • →  Authors presenting abstracts must be registered participants. Posters will not be displayed from unregistered authors. The corresponding author should be identified.

  • →  Abstracts,  must be written in English

  • →  Abstracts may only be submitted exclusively online via the congress website.

  • → Abstracts must be submitted on or before the closing date, 05 January 2015. The organisers reserve the right to reject any abstract for failure to comply with submission instructions mentioned on the congress website.Please note that late submissions will not be considered.

  • → It is possible to submit more than one abstract. However, only one presenting author per abstract is permitted.

  • →  Please ensure that your abstract does not contain spelling, grammatical or scientific errors.   No corrections are possible after the submission deadline. The abstract will be reproduced exactly as submitted. No proofreading will be done.

  • →  The presenting author must accept full responsibility for the content, submission and presentation of the abstract, and retain full copyright of their abstract and presentation. By submitting an abstract, authors give consent and authorise the organisers to publish or submit for publication their abstract, presentation, picture and biography, and to include them in any congress printed or electronic publications.

  • → The surname of the first author indicated by you while submitting the abstract will be the one taken into account to list the abstract in alphabetical order, in case this is accepted for printing. First and presenting author can be the same, if this is the case.
  • →  Submitters can go back and make changes to an abstract until the deadline. However, please note that finalized abstracts cannot be edited after draft approval.

  • → Notification on acceptance of the abstract(s) will be e-mailed by 10 January 2015 and authors must register for the congress and pay the registration fee before 19 January 2015 in order to confirm their presentation. Failure to do this could result in losing your presentation.

  • → Acknowledgement of receipt of the submission will be sent to the stated mail address under section “Personal details”.

  • → The corresponding author will receive all correspondence concerning the abstract and is responsible for informing the other authors of the status of the abstract.

  • → Conflict of Interest/Disclosure: Work submitted for presentation must include an acknowledgement of any commercial funding sources. Authors should declare all commercial interests.

  • → All studies must have been approved by institutional committees on ethics of experimental and human investigations. All accepted abstracts will be considered as applicants to the Scientic Research Awards for Oral / Poster Presentations discussed during the Poster Session scheduled on Saturday, 21 February 2015.

  • →  Abstracts should be written in English and the complete abstract must not exceed the box space (320 words).

  • →  Structured abstracts are mandatory stating clearly the Background/Aims, Methods,Results and Conclusions.

  • → We recommend that you prepare your text in a word processing programme (e.g. Microsoft Word) and then copy-paste the final text into the online abstract submission form.

  • →  It is the author’s responsibility to submit a correct abstract. Any errors in spelling, grammar or scientific fact may be reproduced as typed by the author, if accepted.

  • →  Changes to abstracts can only be accepted up until the deadline using your Personal Page.

  • →   If you have any questions regarding abstracts please contact: lunghealth@publicreations.com