1. Delegates wishing to present an oral presentation (15 mins plus 5 mins questions), paper presentation (see
guidelines + oral presentation of 5 minutes only), workshop (specify 1 hour 30 mins) or panel discussion (1 hour
including questions) are invited to submit a short summary for consideration and inclusion in the academic
programme. No late abstracts will be accepted.
2. Abstracts must be submitted online, no abstracts will be accepted via email.
3. The Congress Academic Committee reserves the right to select papers and posters for presentation.
4. Abstracts received will be acknowledged and notification of acceptance or rejection will be by email by 6 December
5. The meeting rooms are equipped with data projectors and only MS PowerPoint will be accepted.
6. Conflict of Interest: If the research is funded (partially or fully) by a proprietary organisation, a statement to that effect
must be included at the bottom of the abstract.
7. Please note that no more than three submissions will be allowed per presenter due to possible programme
8. Please read the submission requirements carefully as abstracts submitted will not be changed later.
9. All presenting authors are requested to fully register for the congress by 3 February 2014. If no registration and
payment for the 2014 OTASA Congress has been received by this deadline, the presentation will not be listed in the
programme. This measure has been taken to overcome any “no-shows” disrupting the programme.
Please note: The presenting author should complete the online abstract
For More details please visit : http://www.otasacongress.co.za/index.php/call-for-abstracts