Small Animal Abstracts

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Small Animal Abstracts

Deadline for small animal abstract submission is 11:59 PM CST April 15, 2020.

General Information
Thank you in advance for submitting a Small Animal abstract for presentation at IVECCS 2020 and publication in the Journal of Veterinary Emergency and Critical Care and the IVECCS proceedings. Abstracts should represent original research not yet published or presented elsewhere and not to be published or presented prior to the 2020 IVECCS. Authors of successful abstracts will be notified via e-mail by June 1, 2020. Accepted abstracts will be presented at IVECCS in September (Resident Segment on 13 September 2020; General Segment on 14 September 2020). Each presentation will be twelve minutes in length followed by a three-minute discussion. Abstracts not accepted for oral presentation may be given the option to be presented as posters. Presenters may choose poster as the primary means of presentation if so desired by indicating preference on the submission website. Authors of accepted abstracts must register for the meeting, and registration is not complimentary.

F.A. (Tony) Mann, DVM, MS, Diplomate ACVS, Diplomate ACVECC
Small Animal Abstracts Coordinator IVECCS 2020

[email protected]

If you are currently an approved ACVECC resident please indicate so within the submission system and provide your ACVECC diplomate mentor’s name and e-mail address where prompted. The highest ranked resident abstracts, as determined by blind review, will be presented in the Resident Segment, and special recognition will be given to the most outstanding presentation(s). If you completed your residency after 1 July 2019, and have never before presented in the Resident Segment, you may present in the Resident Segment if the research was conducted while you were a resident. [Note: If you have been accepted for an ACVECC residency but have not yet started your program, you are NOT eligible for the Resident Segment, but are welcome (and encouraged) to submit your abstract to be presented in the General Segment, if accepted.]

Abstract Instructions
Abstracts must be submitted with strict adherence to the format. You are required to submit the Short Abstract (350 words or less) which will be used for publication, assuming it is accepted. You must also submit a Long Abstract (450 words or less) which will help the reviewers more comprehensively understand your abstract and better assess its value for presentation and publication.

Your abstract will be formatted with the following headings, do NOT include the following headings in the abstract body.

  • Introduction
  • Methods
  • Results
  • Conclusions

Sample Abstracts

Submit your abstract here.

Abstract review will begin in late April of 2020. If your abstract is accepted, the deadline to accept or decline your invitation will be 11:59 p.m. (Central Time) 19 June 2020. To see the criteria reviewers are asked to consider, please click here.