Call for Abstracts: ENGAGE: 3rd Canadian Conference on Sickle Cell Disease

The organising committee for the 3rd Canadian Conference on Sickle Cell Disease, ENGAGE, invites abstract submissions to be considered for oral or poster presentation at the conference.

Although the committee encourages, and priority will be given to, abstracts that address specific issues, approaches or strategies that contribute to Sickle Cell Diseases, submissions will be accepted in the areas of Thalassemia or other congenital Hemoglobin disorders and rare anemias. Research presented at other Canadian or international conferences is welcome. However the presentation of full manuscripts published more than one month prior to the meeting is discouraged. Prizes will be awarded to the best judged abstracts.

Deadlines and Requirements:

Deadline for Submission:
The deadline to submit an abstract is Sunday, July 31st at 5:00 PM EST.

Word Limit for Abstracts:
Please limit your abstract words to no more than 300 words excluding the title, and include an introduction, hypothesis, method, results and conclusion. Authors should indicate their title, and mention if they are trainee, post-doctoral fellow, and health care professional.

Acceptance/Rejection Notification:
Notification regarding acceptance or rejection of abstracts will be sent to the presenting author by email before September 1, 2016. If your abstract is accepted, the email will specify whether it is accepted as an oral or poster presentation.

Abstract submission:
Please send your abstract as a word document to: