Frequently asked questions

Submitting

Yes, you can submit more than one abstract. 
Please name no more than 15 co-authors in your submission.
Yes, you can still submit your abstract but it will not be included in the supplement to the BJP Open.  

Once the submission deadline has passed no further amendments can be made to your abstract, even if you are selected to present. Please ensure that all the information in your abstract is correct and how you would want it to appear published.

Judging

Unfortunately, due to the high number of abstracts we receive, it is not possible for us to provide individual feedback on abstracts.

Once the submission deadline has passed (Monday 7 February), all posters will be reviewed by the Committee. Successful abstracts will be confirmed and submitting authors will be notified via email. 

Presenting

Posters will be presented as an ePoster. You will not be required to produce a physical poster.  

The top-scoring posters will be given the opportunity to present their work as a rapid-fire poster presentation. All rapid fire presenters will present face to face.  

The committee invites a number of top-scoring abstracts to orally present a summary of their poster to a group of delegates within a five-minute slot. These are grouped into categories.  

Yes, all posters will be displayed digitally.  

Yes, your poster will be displayed over the four days of Congress.

Only named authors are permitted to present posters at the Congress and will need to be registered for at least one day of the Congress to do so.

Only named authors are permitted to present posters at the Congress and will need to be registered for at least one day of the Congress to do so.

Publication

Yes, all successful abstracts will be published in the BJPsych Open Supplement. 

NB Your abstract will not be included in the BJPsych Open Supplement if you have published elsewhere.   

Once the submission deadline has passed no further amendments can be made, even if you are selected to present. Please ensure that all the information in your abstract is correct and how you would want it to appear published.

 Yes, there is an option to opt out during the submission process.

 Please email congress.posters@rcpsych.ac.uk if you have any further questions.