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of the European Society for Paedriatic Gastronentology, Hepatology and Nutrition

Welcome to the 50th Annual Meeting

10-13 May 2017 · Prague · Czech Republic
International Conference Centre

Abstract submission

Every year over 700 abstracts of exceptional quality are submitted for presentation at the Annual Meeting of ESPGHAN. Delegates at the previous Annual Meetings enjoyed fascinating sessions on a huge range of topics. Networking sessions around the extensive poster display are a great aspect of the meeting. Submitting an abstract for the 50th Annual Meeting provides a great opportunity for your work to be viewed by thousands of peers from all over the world.

The Abstract Submission Guidelines are available here.
Please read this information carefully before proceeding to the online abstract submission. Only abstracts that meet these guidelines can be accepted for the meeting.

 After your submission

  • After successful submission of your abstract you will receive an automatic confirmation by email.

  • The reviewers will judge the abstracts according to the relevance to ESPGHAN 2017. They will assess the standard of English, objectivity of statements, description of the work, suitability of methods to aims, conclusions confirmed by objective results, ethics, scientific value, potential clinical value, originality of work and overall impression.

  • The submitting author will be notified from 15 February 2017 whether the abstract has been accepted. Notifications will be sent via email to the email address of the abstract submitter provided during the online submission. It is the authors’ responsibility to ensure that emails from ESPGHAN and from the submission tool ( can reach them. Within the notification authors will be informed of the date, time and form of their presentation.

Registration for accepted abstract submitters

We encourage all accepted abstract submitters to register until 05 March 2017 to take advantage of the early bird registration fee.

Publication Policy

All abstracts accepted for presentation (oral or poster) will be published in digital format in the Congress App as well
as on the virtual meeting site. The abstracts for the 50th Annual Meeting of ESPGHAN will also be published in the Journal of Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition (JPGN). Please note that the abstracts will be published approximately three weeks prior to the Annual Meeting.


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