Submit an Abstract

Astract submission period is now​ closed. ​


  • Abstracts must be submitted via this website only. Please Google Chrome browser on PC or Macintosh.​
  • Abstracts submitted by fax or e-mail will not be accepted.
  • Abstracts must be received by the announced deadline. Abstracts received after the deadline will not be considered.
  • Pleas​e do not submit multiple copie​s of the same abstract.
  • You will receive confirmation that your abstract has been received, indicating the abstract number which it has been allocated. Please refer to this abstract number in all correspondence regarding the abstract.​


  • ​The submitting author must be the presenting author. 
  • The Committee will endeavou​r to schedule abstracts according to authors' preferences but reserves the right to decide on the final form of presentation.​
  • ​The presenting author is expected to attend the Conference and present their abstract. Presenting authors of abstracts must be registered participants.
  • The presenting author is required to ensure that all co-authors are aware of the content of the abstract before submission to the Secretariat.
  • All abstracts must be submitted and presented in clear English with accurate grammar and spelling of a quality suitable for publication. If you need help, please arrange for the review of your abstract by a colleague who is a native English speaker, by a university scientific publications office (or other similar facility) or by a copy editor, prior to submission.​​​
  • All submitted abstracts will be forwarded to the Committee for review. Notifications regarding status will be sent once the review process is complete.


Before you begin, please prepare the following information:​

  • Presenting author's contact details:  
    • ​​​​Email address
    • Full postal address
    • Daytime and evening phone number

  • ​Presentation type (please choose from one of the following):​
    • ​​Oral presentation
    • ​​​Poster Presentation

  • Author and co-authors' details (maximum of 20 authors):
    • ​Full first and family name(s)
    • ​Affiliation details: department, institution / hospital, city, state (if relevant), country

  • Abstract title: ​Limited to 25 words in UPPER CASE​ 

  • Abstract text: Limited to 250 words (note: word count is affected when graphs/tables/images are added)

  • Abstract topic: Abstracts must be allocated to a specific topic for the Scientific Programme. Please choose from the list of topics. To view the abstract topics, please click here​.

  • Tables: A maximum of 3 tables of up to 10 rows x 10 columns can be included per abstract

  • Graphs and images: It is important to note that each image included in the abstract is worth 30 words. A maximum of 3 images can be included per abstract. The maximum file size of each graph/image is 500 KB. The maximum pixel size of the graph/image is 600(w) x 800(h) pixel. You may upload graphs in JPG, GIF or PNG format.​


I confirm that I previewed this abstract and that all information is correct. I accept that the content of this abstract cannot be modified or corrected after final submission and I am aware that it will be published exactly as submitted.

Submission of the abstract constitutes my consent to publication (e.g. Conference website, programmes, other promotions, etc.)

The Abstract Submitter, warrant and represent that I am the sole owner or have the rights of all the information and content ("Content") provided to ers 2016 and Kenes International (Hereafter: “The Organisers"). The publication of the abstract does not infringe any third party rights including, but not limited to, intellectual property rights.

The Abstract Submitter grantS the Organisers a royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable nonexclusive license to use, reproduce, publish, translate, distribute, and display the Content.

The Organisers reserve the right to remove from any publication an abstract which does not comply with the above.

I herewith confirm that the contact details saved in this system are those of the corresponding author, who will be notified about the status of the abstract. The corresponding author is responsible for informing the other authors about the status of the abstract​.​​


​A number of Junior Member Grants will be awarded to support the participation of ERS Junior Members who have an abstract accepted for presentation.​

Criteria for application:

  • Applicants must be age of 36 or under at the opening date of the Congress, 3 July 2016.
  • Applicants must be member of the ERS.
  • Applicants must have submitted their abstract to the Congress via the website.
  • All applications will be judged based on the scientific merit of the abstract submitted to the Congress.
  • All applicants must submit:
    - a letter of recommendation by a senior rhinologist or the head of the department​
    - a​ copy of their passport or other document of proof of age
    - a photo
  • Incomplete applications will not be considered.

To submit your Junior Member Grant application, please click on the link you will receive in the abstract submission confirmation email. Please remember your abstract number as you will need it for your application form.

IMPORTANT NOTE:  Your request will only be considered if submitted at the time of abstract submission.

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