Video Abstract Submission Rules


Please note that Abstract Videos are designed for content such as a demonstration of a surgical technique with video of the surgery not simply a video of someone presenting their powerpoint presentation slides of a paper abstract.

Watch great examples of video abstracts presented at the 2021 video abstract session.

1. Video Abstract Submission

2. Formatting (Written Abstract)

  • Video abstracts must not exceed 600 words but may be less.
  • Video abstracts are composed of a title and these sections:
    • Introduction
    • Design
    • Results
    • Conclusions
  • Video abstracts must have a title and some text included in each section, or will be rejected.

3. Formatting (Video)

  • All videos must be 5 minutes or less in length from start to finish. This time includes any time used to show the title, or any information associated with the video.
  • The video must be in MP4 format, please contact for any submission questions regarding video quality or format.
  • Do not include music in your video, unless it is copyright free. You can avoid copyright-related issues by picking a song from the YouTube Audio Library (Google account required).

4. Scoring

  • Selection of the video abstracts for the meeting will be scored by a sub-committee of the scientific committee.
  • The top rated video abstracts will be presented at a podium session.

5. Check List

  • Is the abstract content less than 600 words?
  • Does the abstract have text in each of the four sections of the abstract?
  • Is video length less than 5 minutes?
  • Have you uploaded your video on the abstract centre after the submission form?
  • Has informed consent been obtained?


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