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Abstract Submission Is Closed - Decisions have been emailed to all submitters! Please let us know if you did not receive your decision and instructions

Educational Objectives

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.

All Presentations

Please remember to sign into your abstract submission site and confirm you are coming to present! Abstracts which have not confirmed will be deleted from the program! 

Oral Presentations 

The highest scoring abstracts were awarded a 3 minute presentation and 2 minute discussion with the exception of the Basic Science PAPS Prize Competition which is 4 minute presentation and 2 minutes discussion. 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. All abstracts accepted for ORAL presentation are eligible for manuscript submission. If you have been awarded a presentation for one of the PAPS Prize sessions (either clinical or basic science) then you are also EXPECTED to submit a manuscript for publication consideration. As a reminder, the PAPS Prize competition is for trainees only. If you mistakenly checked the box to be considered for the PAPS prize but you are not a trainee, rest assured you can still present your work but you are not eligible for the PAPS Prize. 

Quick Shot Oral Presentations 

Quick Shot Oral Presentation are 2 minutes with 1 minute discussion in the morning 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 About 6:45 AM to as late as 7:45 AM.  Please arrive early to ensure adequate time to transition to the Scientific Sessions in the Main Presentation Room. 

Video Presentations 

Video Presentations will be allowed a 4 minute video plus 1 minute for discussion. DO NOT ALLOW YOUR VIDEO TO EXCEED 4 MINUTES . We recommend that you let the video play with no sound and you narrate live. If you elect to have an audio as an alternate, please remember the video MUST be narrated in English. But please do NOT use background music in your video.  Video format should be .AVI, .MOV, or .MP4. Please upload your video with the technician in the speaker preparation room when you arrive in at the meeting venue. 

Poster Presentations

Poster presentations are display only and last for one full day of the meeting. You will not need to stand by your poster at anytime. Location is the B2 AN Ping and Fu Cheng Rooms. Pins are provided. The poster orientation is vertical. Poster board is 100 cm wide and 250 cm high, and the Poster Size should be set as A0 size, no bigger than 90 cm (width) x 120 cm (height).

Please hang in your assigned room and position by the following tentative schedule:

Poster # Assigned  Day Placement Removal
P-100’s Mon, April 19 Sun, April 19 3-6 pm Mon, April 20 3-6 pm
P-200’s Tues, April 20 Mon, April 20 3-6 pm Tue, April 21 3-6 pm
P-300’s Wed, April 21 Tue, April 21 3-6 pm Wed, April 22 3-6 pm
P-400’s 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

Next Events

PAPS 2020
April 19-23, 2020
Tainan, Taiwan

PAPS 2021
April 25-29, 2021
Quito, Ecuador

PAPS 2022
Dates TBD
Bali, Indonesia

PAPS 2023
Dates TBD
Melbourne, Australia

 

About Us

PAPS is one of the largest pediatric surgery associations in the world but quite unique with an uplifting and fun sense of family between all members and guests. We are much more relaxed than any other surgical society. We don't even allow neckties at any PAPS meeting....wear one and it will be quickly cut off!

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For general information about the 2020 PAPS conference in Tainan please contact our Local Organizing Office at:
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