Abstract Submission Information
Submit your abstract HERE!
The PAPS Annual Meeting is designed to provide comprehensive continuing education in the field of pediatric surgery. It is PAPS’ intent to bring together the world’s leading authorities to present and discuss the most recent clinical and research efforts. Our organization is focused on clinical pediatric surgery and the international, cross cultural sharing or clinically innovative surgical techniques. Surgeons at our meeting concentrate on learning the newest surgical techniques which may have initially been developed and popularized in one country and can now be applied on an international scale.
Please upload your abstracts through our abstract submission portal and select ORAL, VIDEO, or POSTER. Fill in the standard format for all abstract submissions with sections for Purpose, Method, Results, and Conclusion. Character count will be limited to 2000 characters (about 300-325 words).
Please upload your abstracts through our abstract submission portal and select ORAL. Highest scored abstracts will be awarded a 3 minute presentation and 2 minute discussion. All abstracts accepted for ORAL presentation are eligible for paper submission. If the abstract is presented by a trainee, then the presentation may be eligible for the PAPS Prize Session and the Paps Prize in either the Basic Science or Clinical category (select one). ORAL presentations should be made in Windows PowerPoint and submitted to the technician in the speaker preparation room in plenty of time before your session.
Quick Shot Oral Presentations
If your presentation is not selected for a standard oral presentation, you may be awarded a Quick Shot Oral Presentation. These presentations are 2 minutes each with 1 minute discussion in the Quick Shot Sessions. Quick Shots are NOT eligible for paper submission nor are they eligible for the PAPS Prize. Quick Shot Oral Presentations should be made in Windows PowerPoint and submitted to the technician in the speaker preparation room in plenty of time before your session. There will be two quick shot sessions running concurrently per day from 6:45 AM to 7:45 AM. Please arrive early to ensure adequate time to transition to the Scientific Sessions in the Main Presentation Room.
Please upload your abstracts through our abstract submission portal and select VIDEO. Presenters will be allowed a 4 minute video presentation plus 1 minute for discussion. DO NOT ALLOW YOUR VIDEO TO EXCEED 4 MINUTES . The video MUST be narrated in English. A short descriptive abstract must also be uploaded to the abstract submission portal along with the video itself. Please follow the same Purpose, Method, Results, Conclusion format as best as possible even if your video is simply showing a case report or a new technique. Video format should be .avi, ,mov, MP4 file. If accepted, you will need to upload your video with the technician in the speaker preparation room when you arrive in at the meeting venue. At the meeting, you may use the recorded narration or narrate your video yourself live from the podium.
Abstracts not selected for ORAL or Quick Shot Oral may be awarded a POSTER presentation. Alternatively, you can opt for a POSTER presentation without consideration for an ORAL or Quick Shot Oral presentation. In that case, please upload your abstracts through our abstract submission portal and select POSTER. All Poster presentations are display only. Location is the B2 Function Room. Pins are provided. Please hang in your assigned room and position by the following tentative schedule:
|Mon, April 19||Sun, April 19 3-6 pm||Mon, April 20 3-6 pm|
|Tues, April 20||Mon, April 20 3-6 pm||Tue, April 21 3-6 pm|
|Wed, April 21||Tue, April 21 3-6 pm||Wed, April 22 3-6 pm|
|Thur, April 22||Wed, April 22 3-6 pm||Thurs, April 23 11 am - 1 pm|
Unclaimed posters will be discarded.
Speaker Ready Room (Tentative)
- Sunday, April 19: 4:00 PM - 8:00 PM
- Monday, April 20: 6:00 AM - 2:00 PM
- Tuesday, April 21: 6:00 AM - 8:45 AM
- Wednesday, April 22: 6:00 AM - 2:00 PM
- Thursday, April 23: 6:00 AM - 11:30 PM
Expo - B2 Foyer (Tentative)
- Sunday, April 19: TBD
- Monday, April 20: 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
- Tuesday, April 21: TBD
- Wednesday, April 22: 8:00 AM - 2:00 PM
- Thursday, April 23: 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM