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Call for Abstract

Abstract Submission Period

March 7 noon JST, 2017 - May 15 noon JST, 2017

May 26 noon JST, 2017

1) Late abstract submission will not be accepted.

Abstract Submission Guidance

◆Creating Abstracts

Total number of characters for Abstract Title Within 140 characters
Total number of characters for Abstract Body Within 1,600 characters
Total number of Authors
(first author and co-authors)
up to 10 authors
Total number of Affiliations up to 5 affiliation
(1)
 All abstracts must be submitted in English.
(2)
 All abstracts must be submitted online. Please click the link as below.

Submitting Abstracts

All abstracts must be submitted online. Please click the link as below.

When submitting abstracts, authors are asked to choose:

1)
 Style of Presentations:
(1)
Oral Session
(2)
Poster Session
(3)
Video Session(not YAG)
(4)
YAG video session
2)
 Category of the Abstracts:
01 General 16 Complication
02 Hysterectomy 17 Education/Training
03 Myomectomy 18 Anatomy
04 Endometriosis 19 Outcome/Statistics
05 Adenomyosis 20 Hysteroscopy
06 Infertility 21 Falloposcopy
07 Anomaly 22 Microwave endometrial ablation
08 Ovarian Tumor 23 Fetoscopy
09 Ectopic Pregnancy 24 Elderly Person
10 Malignancy 25 Obesity
11 Single port/Reduced port/Needle
scopic/NOTES
26 Oncofertility
12 Prolapse 27 Basic research
13 Robotics 28 Medical Staff
14 Technique 29 Miscellaneous
15 Device

Instructions for Paper Abstracts and Poster Abstracts

 The APAGE requires a structured abstract. You will need to complete the following segments:

Objective Begin with a clear, concise statement of the precise objective or question put forth in the study
Methods Indicate the primary study outcome measurement(s) as planned before data collection began. If the manuscript does not report the main planned outcomes of a study, this fact should be stated and the reason indicated. State clearly if the hypothesis being tested was formulated during or after data collection. Explain outcomes or measurements unfamiliar to a general medical readership.
Results Describe the methods of assessing patients and state the key results; this section must include data, even if preliminary.
Conclusion State clearly the conclusions and clinical applications that are supported by the data. Advise if additional study is required before this information should be used in clinical settings.

Instructions for Video Abstracts*

*
Please be sure to submit your abstract first. Then please send an e-mail to the secretariat with information of your abstract registration number.

◆Video Upload

< How to Submit the Video >
Submission Deadline: May 15 noon JST, 2017

Step1: Please upload the video on Firestorage*.
Step2: Please send an e-mail to the secretariat (program-57jsgoe-18apage@convention.co.jp) with information of download URL on Firestorage.
Step3: Please send an e-mail to the secretariat (program-57jsgoe-18apage@convention.co.jp) with information of download password.
Step4: Secretariat will send you a confirmation e-mail.

*Please click here for more details about firestorage.
Video uploaded subject <Video Title>_ <Author Name>
Video Length no longer than 6 minutes in length.
Narration in English.
Video Quality Videos must be of good visual quality. Videos should not be lower than 720x480 resolution. For Non-Surgical Videos, be sure all graphs, charts and statistics are clearly readable and verbally described.
Video Format MPEG4 such as MP4
Formats are very good and acceptable: .avi, .mov, .mpg
Compatibility Windows Media Player or QuickTime

Award Competitions for Abstracts

Awards will be made to acknowledge excellent research in advancing minimally invasive gynecology. The award competitions for paper, poster, and video are open to all. Please select the competition you want an abstract to be entered into on the Online Abstracts Submission System.

AWARDS Competitions

NO Award Description Submission
Requirement Award
Recipient(s) Eligibility
1 Video Award* Abstract First / Video 1** All Video
2 Poster Award*** Abstract First a few**** Check the "apply" on the Poster Award
3 Presentation Award Presentation a few All
*
As a result of the review, some will be selected as a speaker of a Video Session (General) on September 7, 2017. Others will be a speaker of an Oral Session.
**
There will be a Video Award Ceremony at the Gala Dinner on September 8, 2017.
If you are selected as an awardee, please be sure to attend the ceremony.
***
When your presentation style is changed to an Oral Session as a result of the review, you still need to set up your poster.
****
There will be a Poster Award Ceremony at the Closing Ceremony on September 9, 2017.
If you are selected as an awardee, please be sure to attend the ceremony.

Young APAGE Group (YAG) and Award Competitions

 Doctors under 40 years old, or whom received training in APAGE certified facilities in less than 5 years are welcome to participate YAG abstract submission. If you want to have your submission considered for the YAG awards, please select the competition on the Online Abstracts Submission System when submitting the abstracts.

Award Description Submission
Requirement Award
Recipient(s) Eligibility
YAG (Young APAGE Group) Award* Video 1 All
*
As a result of the review, some will be selected as a speaker of a YAG Video Session on September 7, 2017. Others will be a speaker of an Oral Session.