The Chennai Conference 2022 is now open for abstract submissions!

This is an opportunity for you to submit your research on the following topics:

  • All aspects of General Surgery
  • All aspects of ENT Surgery
  • All aspects of Paediatric Surgery
  • All aspects of Urology
  • All aspects of Neurosurgery
  • All aspects of Cardiothoracic Surgery
  • Spinal Endoscopy: Techniques and Results
  • Innovation in Dentistry

Key Dates

  • November 2021 - Call for abstracts
  • 27 May 2022, 5pm UK Time - Deadline for abstract submissions
  • 8 July 2022 - Notification of abstract acceptance /rejections
  • 8 August 2022 - Deadline for registration for conference

Guidelines on Presentation

The following are guidelines set by the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh. Deviation from the guidelines may result not only in delays but also in non-acceptance of the submission.

If your abstract is accepted for oral or poster presentation you will need to register for the conference by 8 August 2022. Please note that the College is unable to assist with expenses connected with this meeting.


Abstracts submitted for presentation should not exceed 250 words and should be structured as per the following:

  • Selected topic
  • Title of the abstract
  • Author: please ensure that the presenting author is listed first
  • Background introducing the topic and the problem(s) being addressed
  • This should be followed by the Aim(s)/Objective(s)
  • The description of the methods used should be concise and followed by the results
  • There should be a brief discussion and/or conclusion. 

The text for all abstract submissions should be in 11pt Arial, left aligned. Authors are asked to refrain from any other formatting e.g. indentation.

1 figure and/or table will be accepted.

All abbreviations used must be described fully in the text once. 


Further details will be posted here soon regarding the format of the posters.


Notifications of abstracts acceptance will be emailed to the submitting authors by 8 July 2022.


Prizes will be awarded for the winner of the oral presentation and winner of the poster presentation. Top abstracts will be invited to submit to the Journal of Surgical Education for publication.


Certificates of attendance (acknowledging your Poster or Oral presentation) will be awarded on the day of the meeting to the main author/presenter, and only if in attendance. If you nominate a colleague to present your poster or oral on your behalf, they will receive the certificate. Co-authors can receive a letter confirming their contribution upon request.

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