BES International Endodontic Congress will be the best event to publish and present your scientific work for 2018! Do not miss the opportunity to submit your abstract and be a part of the scientific programme of BES Endo Congress 2018.

Scientific Committee

ConvenorProf. Dr. Md Ashraf Hossain01715 180 534
Co-convenorDr. Md Mujibur Rahman Howlader01715 821 838
Member SecretaryDr S. M. Abdul Kader Rubel01911 384 858
Members Dr Shyamal krihna Aich 01711 136 384
 Dr. Md Farid uddin Piash01716 291 504
 Dr. Shirin Sultana Chowdhury01716 435 598

Poster Abstract Related Important Dates

Abstract Submission Opens

08 November 2017

Abstract Submission Ends

15 December 2017

Abstract Evaluation Results Announcement

28 December 2017

Poster & Presentation Types

  • Authors can submit abstracts for poster for oral presentation.
  • Poster will be presented in printed format on 13th January 2018. 
  • Authors can submit poster on Case Reports or Original Studies.

Abstract & Final Poster Format

  • Primarily authors have to submit abstracts for poster doc file with all contents (clinical images, tables etc.) within it.
  • After initial assessment from the committee an acceptance confirmation notification will be provided via email.
  • Upon confirmation, participants shall proceed to final design in illustrator format and email it back to the committee. 
  • Committee will take the responsibility to print the poster provided that the designed poster must be in Illustrator format with all criteria fulfilled. 

Poster Categories

1. Dental erosion and non-carious lesions
2. Caries
3. Endodontics
4. Pedodontics
5.  Materials
6.  Esthetics

Submission Rules and Guidelines

  1. Authors can submit abstracts foronly posters presentations. However, the final presentation type of the accepted abstract is under the discretion of congress scientific committee.
  2. Authors can submit abstracts for original studies or case reports. No literature reviews will be accepted.
  3. Authors may submit up to 3 abstracts but present only 1 abstract (for example: 1 abstract as presenting author and 2 abstracts as author.)
  4. All abstracts must be prepared and presented in English only.
  5. Abstract shall not be longer than 250 words.
  6. Abstract shall include specific sections (see below Abstract Content / Sections.)
  7. Abstract title must be less than 10 words and express the researches essence.
  8. Name, last name, title, institution, city and contact details of authors shall be stated clearly.
  9. Presenting author shall be stated in the system.
  10. Abstract body shall not include any indication of the personal details of authors.
  11. Abstract body shall not include any tables, charts or graphics.
  12. Abstract body shall avoid reference to institution names, locations, or funding sources
  13. Abstract body and commercial / trade names
    1. For original studies, abstract body shall not include any reference to commercial / trade names. Only generic names can be used.
    2. For case report abstracts, the trade name may be used but must be accompanied by the generic name
  14. Abstracts of the unfinished researches will not be evaluated.
  15. The abstract has not been submitted and accepted at another national or international scientific meeting.

 

Abstract Sections for Original Study Abstracts

Aim or purpose
In one brief sentence, provide the rational for the investigation and/or the question to be answered, with or without short citation(s). Citations should be listed and provide the name and initials of authors (max 3), title of article, title of journal, year of publication, the volume number and first and last page numbers in full. Please note: the aim implies that case reports cannot be accepted, unless the findings lead to more general statements.
Materials and methods
The experimental conditions should be reported briefly (i.e. age group, nature of the animals, sex, and approval from the Ethics Committee at the presenter’s institution). The clinical approach should be precise, and the period of time studied taken into account in the interpretation. The methods used should also be clearly indicated (i.e. image analysis, biochemical data, histological, immune-histological or molecular probes used for the analysis of the data, statistical significance).
Results
The results should be stated in a maximum of three sentences.
Conclusions
This is any conclusion(s) that can be drawn from the presentation. This final statement is crucial because it supports the scientific value of the poster.

Abstract Sections for Case Report Abstracts

Title
Abstract title must be less than 10 words. The initial letter of the title must be capitalized. It should express the researches essence (concise summary) and should convince the reader that the topic is important, relevant, and innovative. It is not necessary to describe everything about the case in the title.
Introduction
The case report abstract begins with a short introduction. It describes the context of the case and demonstrates its relevance or importance.
Case Description
Case Reports needs to represent treatment (new or novel) approaches to dealing with specific clinical problems. When reporting the case, comply the essential guidelines of medical/dental communication; describe in sequence the medical and/or dental history, physical examination, investigative study (studies), and the progress and outcome. Product trade names used in the case treatment must be accompanied by a generic term, and followed by the manufacturer in parentheses.
Discussion
The principal objective of the discussion is to review why decisions were made and summarize the lesson from the case. Clinical Considerations should be included by a brief description of the clinical materials and techniques employed. Not uncommonly, reports from the literature, or their absence, are cited that either directly support or contradict the findings of the case. The best case report abstracts are those that give a small number of learning points in clear and concise language.
Conclusion/clinical significance
In a few sentences, the clinical importance and implications of the research or clinical technique should be discussed and included, and if applicable, its relevance to clinical dentistry.

All submitted abstracts must be written in appropriate English.

General Aim & Format

  1. A poster is a graphically based approach to presenting research. In presenting your research with a poster, you should aim to use the poster as a means for generating active discussion of the research.
  2. Limit the text to about one-fourth of the poster space, and use "visuals" (graphs, photographs, schematics, maps, etc.) to tell your "story."

Design & layout Specifications

  1. The entire poster must be mounted on a (width 40 inch x height 60 inch) 40" x 60"  foam-core board. The poster does not necessarily have to fill the entire working area.
  2. The board must be oriented in the "portrait" position.
  3. A banner displaying your poster title, name, and department (or class, if appropriate) should be positioned at top-center of the board (see Figure 1).
  4. Make it obvious to the viewer how to progressively view the poster. The poster generally should read from left to right, and top to bottom. Numbering the individuals panels, or connecting them with arrows is a standard "guidance system" (see Figure 1).
  5. Leave some open space in the design. An open layout is less tiring to the eye and mind.

Lettering

  1. Word-process all text (including captions). Print on plain white paper with a laser printer or inkjet printer.
  2. Text should be readable from five feet away. Use a minimum font size of 18 points.
  3. Lettering for the title should be large (at least 70-point font). Use all capital letters for the title.

Visuals

  1. Present numerical data in the form of graphs, rather than tables (graphs make trends in the data much more evident). If data must be presented in table-form, KEEP IT SIMPLE.
  2. Visuals should be simple and bold. Leave out or remove any unnecessary details.
  3. Make sure that any visual can "stand alone" (i. e., graph axes are properly labeled, maps have north arrows and distance scales, symbols are explained, etc.).
  4. Use color to enhance comprehension, not to decorate the poster. Neatly coloring black-line illustrations with color pencils is entirely acceptable.
  5. Make sure that the text and the visuals are integrated. Figures should be numbered consecutively according to the order in which they are first mentioned in the text.
    Each visual should have a brieftitle (for example: Figure 1- Location of study area).

Text

  1. Keep the text brief. Blocks of text should not exceed three paragraphs (viewers won't bother to read more than that). Use text to (a) introduce the study (what hypothesis was tested or what problem was investigated? why was the study worth doing?), (b) explain visuals and direct viewers attention to significant data trends and relationships portrayed in the visuals, and (c) state and explain the interpretations that follow from the data. In many cases, conclusions can be summarized in a bullet-point list.
  2. Depending upon the stage or nature of your project, the text could also include sections on future research plans or questions for discussion with viewers.
  3. Cite and reference any sources of information other than your own, just as you would do with a research paper. Ask your professor about the particular citation system that you should use (every discipline uses slightly different styles). The "References Cited" is placed at the end of the poster.

Miscellaneous Suggestions

  1. SIMPLICITY IS THE KEY. Keep to the point, and don't try to cover too many things. Present only enough data to support your conclusions. On the other hand, make sure that you present sufficient data to support your conclusions.
  2. When you begin to make your poster, first create a list of the visuals that you would use if you were describing your project with only the visuals. Write the text after you have created the list of visuals.
  3. Mat the components of the poster on separate pieces of colored poster board. This sets-off the text and illustrations from the white mounting board. Also, you can easily attach each component to the mounting board with push-pins or thumb-tacks.

Before the poster session, rehearse a brief summary of your project. Many viewers will be in a hurry and will want a quick "guided tour" of your poster. Don't be afraid to point out uncertainties in your work; this is where you may get useful feedback.

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