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Oral and Poster Abstracts

The top 50 scoring abstracts will be published in either the Journal of Emergency Medicine or Western Journal of Emergency Medicine. All abstract submissions are now closed.


MEMC-GREAT 2017 Poster Schedule (PDF)


Poster Preparation Guidelines

The following are poster preparation guidelines for authors whose abstract was accepted for poster presentation.

The recommended poster size is 1.2m wide x 2.00m height (Portrait Layout). Posters should be readable by viewers from up to five feet away.


On-Site Printing Option

If you don’t want to travel with your poster, you can take advantage of on-site printing through The Station. You may pick up your poster at the Poster Help Desk in the Poster area during Registration Hours.

Please submit files to no later than 31 August. Files should be submitted via PDF or EPS. 


** Costs of the Poster Printing will be approximately € 45


Oral Presentations

PowerPoint™ for PC is the only acceptable presentation format for oral abstract presentations. Apple software users should save their presentation in a PowerPoint™ or pdf format. 35mm slides and overhead transparency will not be accepted. Oral presentation slides are due at the Corinthia Hotel Lisbon Speaker Ready Room 24 hours in advance of the researcher’s presentation. Flash drives or personal computers are not permitted for use in meeting spaces to broadcast presentations. Please plan accordingly.

MEMC 2017 Slide Template


Eligibility & Rules



Oral Abstract Awards
The Journal of Emergency Medicine is once again sponsoring awards for the top three scoring oral abstracts. These authors will have the opportunity to present for five minutes each during the Opening Ceremony. The Abstract Committee will determine first place, and cash prizes will be awarded to the top presenter and two runners up at the Congress.

Poster Awards
The Global Research on Acute Conditions Team (GREAT) is sponsoring awards for the top scoring poster awards! The Abstract Committee will determine the top posters, and cash prizes will be awarded at the Congress!

Submit your abstract today to be considered for these amazing opportunities*!
*Participants only eligible to win in only one category

To qualify for these competitions and awards, you must submit your abstract AND complete your online registration for the Congress before 15 May 2017.


Submission Instructions


Review Process and Scoring Criteria

Abstracts will be peer-reviewed in blinded fashion. Abstract scoring and acceptance will be based strictly on merit.



Authors will be notified if their abstract has been selected for oral or poster presentation as soon as the review is complete and no later than 13 July 2017. Further details regarding placement as an oral or poster presentation, as well as date of presentation will follow as soon as possible. If you do not receive any notification of your abstract's status, please contact: The Final Schedule for Presentation will be provided by early August.




Submission Categories

  • Administration, Health Policy, and Legislation/ Patient Flow/Throughput Management
  • Airway/Analgesia/Anesthesia/Otorhinolaryngology/Sedation/Pain Management
  • Biomarkers
  • Cardiovascular Disorders –(Non-CPR/Non-Resuscitation)
  • Cardiovascular Disorders- (CPR/Resuscitation)
  • Case Reports
  • Clinical Policies/Clinical Practice Guidelines
  • Critical Care and Shock States
  • Dermatologic Disorders
  • Disaster Medicine
  • Emergency Medical Services/Pre-Hospital Care
  • Gastrointestinal Disorders
  • Geriatric Disorders
  • Hematological and Oncological Disorders
  • Imaging/Imaging by Ultrasound
  • Infectious Disease and Sepsis
  • Informatics/Information Technology/Electronic Health Records
  • Internal Medicine (General), Nephrology, Metabolic, Pulmonary and Endocrine Disorders
  • International Emergency Medicine  
  • Medical Education (Undergraduate, Graduate, and CPD)
  • Neurologic/Psychiatric Disorders
  • Obstetrical/Gynecological Disorders
  • Orthopedic Emergencies
  • Pediatric Disorders
  • Pharmacologic Matters
  • Ophthalmologic Disorders
  • Research Design/Research Education/Research Methodology/Bio-statistics
  • Risk Management/ED and Legal Affairs
  • Simulation Projects
  • Social Role of Emergency Medicine/Public Health
  • Substance Abuse
  • Telemedicine
  • Toxicology/Environmental Injury
  • Trauma
  • Urologic
  • Wound Care


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