Abstract Submissions

Abstract submissions will close on Friday 8th February 2019 at 12 Noon.

The programme committee will meet in February and will notify abstract submitters as to whether they have been accepted into the programme by March 2019

You may wish to view our information page on abstract submissions, available here 

Useful information for abstract submitters
• Abstracts can be submitted as either a free paper OR a poster. Papers that are not accepted as free papers will not be considered for poster presentation. 
•  The language of the meeting is English
• Abstract titles must not exceed 200 characters. Abstracts must not exceed 1500 characters
• It is recommended that the following headings are used when submitting abstracts: Introduction and Aims; Material and Methods; Key results with supporting statistical analysis; & Conclusion
• If your paper is a case report or point of technique, please state this in the title. If it falls into this category, it may be better submitted as a poster.

Terms and conditions
The Programme Committee reserves the right to transfer any abstract to an alternative session if it considers this to be more appropriate.  


Copyright is assumed by BAPRAS for publication of the abstracts on their website. Whilst this does not preclude publication of the results in the form of a paper elsewhere, it is hoped that the authors will submit their work to the JPRAS for future publication when appropriate.


An electronic acknowledgement will be sent automatically on submission of your abstract. 

 If you do not receive this within a few hours of submitting the abstract, please check your junk mail. You can also view your successfully submitted abstracts via your online profile - go to bapras.meeting.org.uk/profile to view.

If you have any queries, please telephone the Secretariat on +44 (0)20 7831 5161 or email secretariat@bapras.org.uk.

Papers submitted incorrectly will NOT be considered. Papers withdrawn or not selected will not be automatically considered for the next Scientific Meeting but may be resubmitted.

All correspondence regarding an abstract will be with the designated presenting author of the paper/poster indicated on the form. It is a requirement that all listed authors have agreed the final content of any submitted abstract.

Marking Criteria
Marking is undertaken by a panel of markers with each abstract being marked 'blind', with all identifying information removed, by at least two individuals.