Abstract Submission Guideline

Key dates
Category Date Remaining Dates
Open for Abstract Submission 10 March 2022 (Noon KST/UTC+9) close
Extended Deadline for Abstract Submission 14 June 2022(Noon KST UTC+9) close
Notification of Result 15th September 2022 (CUT-OFF DATE: 27th September) Website Link
Open for Late-Breaking Abstract Submission 8 August 2022 (Noon KST / UTC+9) close
Deadline for Late-Breaking Abstract Submission 22 August 2022 (Noon KST / UTC+9) close
Notification of Result 30th September 2022 (CUT-OFF DATE: 7th October) Website Link
Late-Breaking Abstract Criteria & Eligibility

Late-breaking abstract submission is solely for abstracts with late-breaking data and not for abstracts submitted “late”.

The late-breaking abstract deadline is not an extension of the regular submission deadline

The late-breaking abstract is not a means of updating abstracts submitted during the regular abstract submission period.

A late-breaking abstract should contain new information that was not yet known or fully available by the regular abstract submission deadline.

Submission Procedure
  • Read and confirm all items in the Late-Breaking Abstract Submission Guideline
  • Submit your abstract via online submission platform
  • After your abstract submission, a confirmation e-mail with abstract ID & password will be sent to the presenting author.
  • To upload a figure/table, edit or withdraw, visit "My page"
Submission Regulations
  1. 1)There is no limit on how many abstracts can be submitted by a single author.
  2. 2)Abstracts must be submitted electronically through the online abstract submission platform.
  3. 3)The presenting author must ensure that all authors have given their consent to be listed as co-author on the submitted abstract.
    Authorship and author order should be agreed by all authors.
  4. 4)Authors must declare that the material in the presentation is original and that it will not be published or presented elsewhere before the APSR 2022 Seoul Congress.
  5. 5)Authors are required to complete a Declaration of Conflict of Interest. Abstracts supported in whole or in part by tobacco or tobacco-related industry will not be accepted.
  6. 6)Presenting authors must specify their own sponsoring entity in addition to that of all co-authors.
  7. 7)

    Authors must choose one category for each abstract from the following:

    No. Topic
    1.Clinical Respiratory Medicine
    2.Cell and Molecular Biology
    3.Clinical Allergy and Immunology
    4.Environmental & Occupational Health and Epidemiology
    5.Respiratory Infections (non-tuberculous)
    8.Lung Cancer
    No. Topic
    10.Respiratory Neurobiology and Sleep
    11.Critical Care Medicine
    12.Bronchoscopy and Interventional Techniques
    13.Paediatric Lung Disease
    14.Respiratory Structure and Function
    15.Pulmonary Circulation
    16.Interstitial Lung Disease
  8. 8)Authors may request their preferred presentation method as oral, poster, or either. Please be reminded that the Scientific Program Committee will take the request into consideration but will ultimately decide which method will be allocated to the abstract.
  9. 9)Submission of closely related abstracts from the same group is discouraged.
  10. 10)Splitting of a body of work into multiple abstracts is discouraged and consolidation into one abstract is preferred.
  11. 11)Submission and presentation of abstracts are subject to the principle of no duplication or plagiarism in publications. Breaching of such rules will lead to rejection of submission or presentation at the Congress without refund of registration fee. All decisions are final with the Central and Local Congress Committee.
  12. 12)If identical abstracts are found to be submitted, only the abstract on the latest date of the submission will be considered for evaluation.
  13. 13)Authors are responsible for the accuracy of all contents of the abstract. 
  14. 14)By submitting your abstract, you confirm that the presented study meets the ethical guidelines for research and publication, including the legal requirements of the study country.
Format and Content
  1. 1)Language: English ONLY
  2. 2) Authors:
    Authors’ names should be provided in;
    initial capital/lower case, NOT all capital/lower case.
    full name, in ‘first name surname’ format
    Example: (Correct) John Smith
    (Incorrect) John S./J. Smith/JOHN SMITH
    Post nominal/degrees are NOT required.
    If there are more than 20 authors, download the form for Abstract with more than 20 authors and send it to congress@theapsr.org by the abstract submission deadline. (The details are given in the online submission form)
  3. 3) Affiliation:
    The presenting author’s affiliation should be listed first.
    Department, Institution, City, Country/Region must be provided into each corresponding field.
    Name of an institution must be provided in full name
    Example: (Correct) Asian Pacific Hospital
    (Incorrect) AP Hospital
    If authors do not have fixed affiliations, provide the affiliation where the work was done and/or patient was treated.
    Job position/role (e.g. Registrar, Trainee, etc) should not be included in affiliations.
    If there are more than 20 affiliations, download the form for Abstract with more than 20 affiliations and send it to congress@theapsr.org by the abstract submission deadline. (The details are given in the online submission form)
  4. 4) Title:
    The abstract title should be less than 25 words
    Capitalize the first letter of the title only (do not use all caps). *exception: unique words
    Example: (Correct) The solution to air pollution.
  5. 5) Abstract Structure:

    Abstracts that do not comply with the size requirement and structure may be rejected without prior notice.

    The abstract body must be less than 250 words
    The following are excluded from the word count;
    Author/Affiliation information
    Acknowledgements/Disclosure statement
    Table/ Image
    The abstract must have the following sub-headings depending on abstract type;
    Original Research: Background and Aims-Methods–Results-Conclusion
    Case Report: Introduction-Case report-Discussion
    Abbreviations must be defined in parentheses on first mention in the text.
  6. 6) References:
    References are discouraged and should be limited to THREE.
    References should be cited using superscript Arabic numerals in the order in which they first appear in the text and should follow the reference style of Respirology (https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/page/journal/14401843/homepage/ForAuthors.html#Preparation).
    Any references included in a reference list must be cited within the abstract.
  7. 7) Acknowledgements/Disclosure statement:
    Any Acknowledgements or Disclosure Statements can be listed briefly at the end of the abstract.
  8. 8) Case report:
    A case report should describe only a single case and contain a description of the actual case, and a discussion of the novelty and importance of the specific case.
  9. 9) Systematic Review and meta-analysis:
    Systematic reviews that include clear questions and scientific analysis such as meta-analysis CAN be submitted.
  10. 10)A literature review abstract can NOT be submitted.

Figures and tables that do not comply with the requirement and are considered inappropriate may be removed without prior notice.

  1. 1)Inclusion of tables and figures is discouraged and should be limited to max 1 figure or 1 table.
  2. 2)The figures should be limited to a single graph or image-figures containing multiple graphs or images will not be published with the abstract. Author headshots are not appropriate figures and will not be published.
  3. 3)If a table or figure is included, it must be cited in the abstract text.
  4. 4)Figures must be sharp and all text must be legible.
  5. 5)Format: JPG or JPEG format ONLY-Extension should be .jpg/.jpeg
  6. 6)The recommended size for optimal resolution:
    Tables: up to 5 columns x 8 rows (larger tables will not be published)
    Figures: a minimum resolution of 300 dpi and a minimum width of 169 mm
  7. 7)The maximum file size: 20MB
  8. 8)A filename: Alphanumeric characters ONLY
  9. 9)When including a table, it is recommended to save the table as an image before uploading it.
E-Mail Notification
  1. 1)The presenting author will automatically be the corresponding author.
  2. 2)Correspondence relating to the abstract will be sent to the presenting author’s email address provided in the online submission.
  3. 3)Check both your inbox and junk mail folder for email notifications.
  4. 4)If your email settings only allow emails from specific domains and addresses, it may prevent the email from entering your inbox. Please check to ensure that your settings allow emails from: @theapsr.org/@gakkai-web.net/@apsr2022.org
Confirmation on Receipt of Submission/Upload Figure/Edit/Withdraw
  1. 1)A confirmation e-mail will be sent to the presenting author with Abstract ID and Password from APSR 2022 Submission Desk
    apsr@gakkai-web.net, on receipt of your submission /Upload Figure/Edit/Withdraw
  2. 2)If the presenting author does not receive the confirmation email within 24 hours, please contact apsr@gakkai-web.net,
  3. 3)Please keep the confirmation e-mail for future reference until receipt of result notification.
Result Notification
  1. 1)ONLY the presenting author will be notified of the abstract submission status, session formats, and scheduling of presentations by the APSR2022 (abstract@apsr2022.org) by the end of August 2022. The presenting author is responsible for informing all co-authors about the status of their submitted abstract.(* Late-breaking abstract submission will be notified by 20 September 2022)
  2. 2)The following may result in losing eligibility for presenting at the Congress.
    No reply to the acceptance letter
    No registration of a presenting author for the Congress before their “cutoff” date (The cutoff date will be informed in the acceptance letter)
Publication of Abstracts
  1. 1)Only abstracts presented during the Congress will be published in a supplement of Respirology, known as the Abstract Supplement.
  2. 2)For abstracts that are accepted for presentation, the contents including names of authors, will be published as they appear in the submitted abstract, in the Abstract Supplement.
  3. 3)The copyright of individual abstracts in the Abstract Supplement remains with the author.
  4. 4)Authors of accepted abstracts are expected to comply with the Ethical Considerations outlined in Respirology’s Author Guidelines
  5. 5)Authors must agree that their abstracts may be published on the Congress website or elsewhere, either prior to or during the Congress, as well as in a supplement of Respirology that may be distributed in print and electronically.
  6. 6)The APSR reserves the right to remove from any publication any abstract that does not comply with the hereinabove.
Awards Application
  1. 1)ONLY the first authors who can present the abstract at the Congress are eligible to apply for any awards.
  2. 2)Award winning abstracts are selected among abstracts submitted during regular submission period.
  3. 3)Late-Breaking Abstracts will not be eligible for any abstract awards.
Changes and Withdrawals
  1. 1)A submitted abstract can be edited at any time until the abstract submission deadline. Please log in to the online abstract submission platform and click “Edit” to make changes to the submitted abstract.
  2. 2)A submitted abstract can be withdrawn at any time until the abstract submission deadline. Please log in to the online abstract submission platform and click “withdraw” to withdraw your abstract.
Additional Information
  1. 1)All abstracts are evaluated anonymously by the relevant Assembly leaders based on the following 3 main criteria (on a scale from 1 to 5):
    - Originality
    - Scientific Validity
    - Clinical Impact
  2. 2)The Scientific Committee reserves the right to accept or reject an abstract
  3. 3)Certificates for speakers will be issued after the congress to authors of presented abstracts
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Abstract Presentation

Presenting authors are required to include/decorate the APSR Disclosure Slide when presenting the abstract. The Disclosure Slide will be provided to presenting authors of accepted abstracts after result notification.

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