II. Oral Podium Presentation - Research Paper Competition
The 300 word abstracts submitted by the end of the day on May 1, 2017 (11:59 P.M.) will be assessed and selected for oral podium presentation. ONLY the corresponding author of a selected abstract for oral presentation will be notify via e-mail that his/her abstract has been accepted for oral presentation.
ONLY the corresponding author of a selected abstract for oral presentation who sent an abstract by the deadline will be notified via e-mail that his/her work has been selected for oral presentation. Authors of selected papers should send a 3 page manuscript to be eligible for an oral presentation or a 4-15 page manuscript for SPT Research Paper Competition.
To be considered for the PTS research paper competition, all participants selected for oral presentations must submit a full manuscript by the specified deadline. Authors must submit minimum a 3 page manuscript to participate in the oral presentation, or a 4-15 page manuscript to enter the research competition (recommended). This manuscript should be submitted as a final report of a research project following the guidelines of scientific journal publications stated in the Panamerican Journal of Trauma, Critical Care and Emergency Surgery (PAJTCCES). See Annex 1 “Instructions for Authors” to meet requirements.
The manuscript should be prepared in Word format and not exceed 25 pages.
Use Arial 11 font and double-spaced.
The manuscript may be sent in English, Spanish or Portuguese by e-mail to: email@example.com as well as to PAJTCCES by logging on to www.pajtcces.com. The name of your electronic file must include the category of competition (General, or Resident, or Student), name of the person who is presenting, and the abstract code designated. Sample: Resident-Peter Smith-ILOGB-6
The manuscript must be written in the same language as the submitted abstract.
The oral presentation, the manuscript, and the abstract must be on the same language. Breach of this requirement will result in elimination of that paper from the presentations session.
The evaluation will be based on the quality of the presentation and the quality of the content of the manuscript based on the following criteria:
Application of epidemiological tools
Coherence of the conclusion
Impact of research
Please keep active your e-mail address, all the relevant information will be sent via e-mail only to the corresponding author .
All submitted PTS manuscripts will be sent for review to be included in the next issue of the Panamerican Journal of Trauma, Critical Care and Emergency Surgery.
On time submission of your manuscript is mandatory. Statements such as “further data will be presented” are strongly discouraged and will decrease the likelihood to be eligible for an oral presentation and participation on the research competition at the SPT Annual Meeting.
Please allow 8 minutes for presentation, and 4 minutes for discussion/questions. NOTE: THE PRESENTATION TIME IS SUBJECT TO CHANGE. PLEASE GO TO: SELECTED PAPERS FOR ORAL PRESENTATION TO CONFIRM PRESENTATION TIME IN EACH CATEGORY.
Only the corresponding author of a selected abstract for oral presentations will benotified via e-mail about the due date to send manuscripts. All the relevant information about an abstract will be sent via e-mail ONLY to the corresponding author, who will be responsible for liaising with the co-authors.
D. Presentation instructions
The conference organizers will provide participants with the tools needed for displaying electronic presentations.
The presentations and statements presented in other academic meetings will not be accepted.
The authors are responsible to have their electronic files ready for presentation according to the schedule stipulated in the scientific program.
The defense of the oral presentation will be 12 minutes and it will be evaluated by a group of local and international experts.
Please allow 8 minutes for presentation, and 4 minutes for discussion/questions
The date, time, and place of each presentation will be listed in the scientific program.
It is recommended that an author is available during the session of the mini-oral presentations.
The 300 word abstracts submitted by the end of the day on May 1, 2017 (11:59 PM EST) will be assessed and selected for mini-oral presentations. ONLY the corresponding authors of selected papers who sent an abstract by the deadline will be notified by email if his/her work has been selected for presentation.
Please see instructions below for design of presentations.
A. Instructions for mini-oral presentations
All selected papers for mini-oral presentations must be submitted electronically.
Participants must submit their electronic documents in Microsoft PowerPoint 2010 for Windows Version
The name of the electronic file should include: the “Submission Abstract Code” (assigned to the paper when the author submitted his/her abstract), and the category (general, resident, student). Sample: "SLHEP-O - Resident"
The PowerPoint presentations should be concise, using short sentences describing the main points. The length of the document should contain three slides: Slide 1: Title, name of authors, institution and contact address. Slide 2: Methods, results. Slide 3: Conclusions, references
The recommended fonts are: Arial and Calibri with minimum font size 10.
The resolution of the graphics must be 3Mbytes
The slides may include: photographs, graphics, and text color.
Animations, videos, and sounds are not permitted.
The language of the poster presentation can be in: Spanish, Portuguese, or English.
Annex 1. Instructions for Authors - Panamerican Journal of Trauma, Critical Care and Emergency Surgery - only applies to ORAL (Podium) Presentations
1. Title Page. The first page of manuscript should include: title of manuscript, article type, and name(s) of all authors, including graduate degrees of authors, name of institution or affiliation where work was done.
2. Abstract Structure. An abstract of 300 words or less should be submitted in English and Spanish or Portuguese. Abstracts are needed for original scientific articles only. Short summaries or introductions in English and Spanish or Portuguese should be submitted for all other articles. The format for the abstract is:
b. Study Design
3. Text. The original scientific article should be divided into four sections:
b. Methods of research
Articles should use generic names for drugs and in parentheses it should be provided the trade name, and company. Do not use patient names, initials, or hospital numbers.
4. References. References should be listed in consecutive numerical order as they are cited in the text. Once a reference is cited, all subsequent citations should be to the original number. All references must be cited in the text or tables. References to journal articles should include: authors, title, journal name as abbreviated in Index Medicus, year, volume number, and page numbers in that order. References to books should include: authors, chapter title, if any; editor in any; title of book; year; city and publisher. Volume and edition numbers, specific pages, and name of translator should be included when appropriate. The author is responsible for the accuracy and completeness of the references and for their correct text citation.
5. Originality. Manuscript and illustrations submitted for consideration should not have been published elsewhere except for such preliminary material presented to the Panamerican Trauma Society.