Your guide to applying this year in 5 simple steps
The Clinical Abstract application will open between 17 September to 24 October. Start preparing now and and you could inspire the profession with your interesting cases, research or new techniques at BSAVA Congress 2019.
Download the the submission guidelines. Allow plenty of time to understand the submission rules and process, paying particular attention to the ethical guidelines. Sample abstracts from the 2018 award winners can be downloaded below along with copies of the poster presentations from Congress 2018.
Prepare a 250 word abstract using the following separate headings:
■ A brief (2 sentence) statement; explain the impact of the work on small animal primary care or referral clinical practice. Only include standard abbreviations or acronyms.
The link will be available during the submission window. During the submission process you will have the option of selecting your preference of poster or oral presentation.
Each abstract will be peer reviewed by a panel of experts. Authors of the selected clinical abstracts will be notified early 2019 and invited to present their work in person at Congress 2019 as either a 15-minute talk or a poster, including a short Q&A session. Each successful submission is granted complimentary full Congress registration if you're a BSAVA member, or for the day of presentation as a non-member.
Successful submissions will be included in the 2018 programme with the opportunity of showcasing and discussing your work with the global veterinary profession at Congress from 5–8 April. Abstracts will also be published as a supplement to JSAP.