TAT 2018: Abstracts

Abstract submission is closed


Deadline Date and time
Abstract submission system opening 22 September 2017
Abstracts 8 January 2018, 21:00 CET (Central European Time)

Outcome notifications

Outcome notifications are expected to be made available to first authors by the end of January 2018.

Presentation of accepted abstracts

The TAT 2018 Scientific Committee will select abstracts for presentation during the Congress and determine the format of the presentations from the following possibilities:

  • Proffered Paper (oral presentation) – Oral presentations by authors presenting original data of superior quality, followed by expert discussion and perspectives.
  • Poster – An important method for communicating details of scientific research, posters will be on display for the duration of the Congress.

Travel grants

A restricted number of travel grants to TAT 2018 are available, upon application, to first author (= presenter) of candidates under the age of 40 who submit abstracts considered deserving of recognition. Selection will be made by the TAT 2018 Scientific Committee on a competitive basis from among the accepted abstracts.

To apply for a travel grant, the following documents must be received by the ESMO Scientific Affairs Department on or before 8 January 2018:

  1. A letter of introduction by the applicant. Please include the following general information
    • How relevant are the topics presented during this Congress to your current practice and research?
    • Have you attended any event on a similar topic in the last 3 years?
    • How do you believe your attendance at this Congress will help you improve your knowledge in the field and your professional development?
    • How do you consider that the findings published in your abstract make a relevant contribution to the topics presented during this Congress?
    • Have you recently been awarded an ESMO travel grant? If yes, for which event?
  2. A copy of the submitted abstract (the applicant must be the first author and presenter)
  3. A readable photocopy of either identity card or passport
  4. A short curriculum vitae (maximum 2 pages)

Documentation must be sent by e-mail to travelgrants@esmo.org

The ESMO Scientific Affairs Department will provide the recipients with a subsidised travel ticket, subsidised accommodation and Congress registration.

Travel grant recipients must submit a report detailing the benefits of participating in TAT 2018 by 15 June 2018.

Incomplete applications will not be considered.