Invitation to Submit
On behalf of the Program Committee, we invite you to submit an abstract for presentation at the National Histology Conference.
The organising committee encourages submissions on topics related to disgnostic or research Histology/Histopathology.
How to Submit
Submissions are due by a three tier deadline, those submitted by the earliest deadline will have a better chance of being included in the program. Submissions by the second deadline will still be considered by would be less likely to be accepted as the program would already be partially filled.
- Abstract Submission Deadline Tier 1: 30th January 2017
- Abstract Submission Deadline Tier 2: 30th April 2017
All abstracts must be submitted through the online presentation portal on this page. Abstracts should be prepared using the template provide (*.doc) and should be between 250-500 words. Save your file to your computer with the last and first name of the submitting author for the file name (Lastname-Firstname) prior to uploading in the Presentation Portal.
- Tier 1 Submission Decisions Announced: 28th February 2017
- Tier 2 Submission Decisions Announced: 30th May 2017
The Program Committee will review all submitted abstracts.
As there are limited places for oral presentations. The committee will allocate abstracts and papers to the program taking into account the preference of authors and the balance of the program.
All presenters will be required to register for the conference and pay the appropriate registration fee. This may be discounted at the Program Committee’s discretion. Presenters will need to meet their own travel and accommodation costs.
2nd September 2016
30th January 2017
28th February 2017
30th April 2017
30th May 2017
To submit a presentation you will be asked to enter your email address and create a password.
Once you have created an account you can submit abstracts. You can log back in to submit more abstracts and to register for the conference.
While you will be asked to indicate your preferred presentation format, the program committee may request an alternative format be considered. The committee will allocate presentations to the program taking into account the preference of authors and the balance of the program.
We anticipate that authors will be the principal presenter for at most one featured presentation, but may be the principal presenter for more than one impact presentation and display poster.
- 15 minute Oral Presentation
- 30 minute Oral Presentation
- 45 minute Oral Presentation
- 60 minute Oral Presentation
It is expected that each oral presentation formats will include question time.
- 2.5 – 3 hour Wet Workshop (facilities include laboratory with microscopes)
- 2.5 – 3 hour Dry Workshop (lecture theatre)
An A0 portrait size poster that will be displayed for the duration of the Conference.
The abstract and a PDF of each accepted poster will be included in the conference app for delegates to view on their smart devices.
Presenters will also be asked to attend their poster during a poster viewing session to discuss the poster with other delegates.
AO Poster Measurements
841 mm wide x 1189 mm high
33.1 inches wide x 46.8 inches high
Full guidelines for poster submissions can be found be clicking here.
At the time of the Conference
- Session Chair Guidelines
- Presenter Guidelines
Each session room will be equipped for the presentation of PowerPoint slides and include a data projector, computer with external speakers, lectern and microphone.
‘Wet Workshop’ rooms will be laboratories equipped with microscopes.
Presenters will take their Power Point slides to the meeting on a memory stick, where an audiovisual technician will load your presentation.
Video and audio clips should be embedded in your Power Point slides rather than linking to external files.
All slides will be run from a central presentation computer. However, if you have a complex presentation, which includes multiple media files, we suggest you bring your own laptop as a backup in case of difficulties loading your presentation.