Call for Abstracts for the LSRS 13th Annual Meeting held April 1-3, 2020 will open:
October 4, 2019
Submission Deadline: December 4, 2019.
The Lumbar Spine Research Society is dedicated to the free exchange of scientific information related to, and the surgical management of, disorders affecting the lumbar spine.
The LSRS annual meeting is purely for scientific presentations and debate.
The society takes great pride in existing free of industry influence with no sponsorship or commercial displays.
Please read this page in its entirety so you are able to start collecting pertinent information well in advance of your actual submission.
Abstracts should include Background/Introduction, Materials/Methods, Results, and Discussion/Conclusion sections.
Abstracts must be restricted to a firm 350 type written words.
Abstracts may include a single figure, image, table or graph uploaded in a separate submission page in JPEG format.
If your abstract is greater than 350 words or includes more than one figure, table, or graph, it will not be sent out for review.
Abstracts will not be considered for presentation if they have been or will be published as an article (includes manuscripts accepted for publication) in either printed or electronic format upon the abstract submission deadline.
Abstracts may not be submitted to more than one category.
Abstracts that have been submitted to the LSRS in previous years, and have not been accepted for poster or oral presentation, are eligible for submission but must contain new, additional information to be considered.
Abstracts will be evaluated blindly by the Program Committee Reviewers:
Abstracts accepted for presentation will be presented at the podium.
Podium presentations are 2-6 minutes in length with ample time for discussion.
Poster Presentations, (Printed Posters), will also be accepted this year.
Submitting authors will receive acceptance or regret notices in January of 2020.
ABSTRACT SYSTEM INFORMATION
Previous login/password information used will remain the same for 2019 submissions.
Previous disclosures will be considered 'current' as of (October 4, 2019). Authors will be sent an email asking them to update their disclosures.
Please ensure all email addresses for all authors are correct. All authors will be required to log into the disclosure system using the email listed in the submission.
Submitters may revisit the site as often as necessary to edit their submission prior to the submission deadline.
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Submitters may finalize an abstract by clicking on "Finalize Submission" on the submission preview page.
Abstract submissions can be completed and finalized even if authors have not disclosed, however, author disclosures must be made by the disclosure deadline of December 11, 2019.
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For additional information regarding the Lumbar Spine Research Society Call for Abstracts and the 2020 Annual Meeting, please contact: Katie Schiefelbein at firstname.lastname@example.org
We look forward to your submission.