Frequently asked questions


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, all posters will be reviewed by the Committee. Successful abstracts will be confirmed and authors will be notified by April. 


As this years Congress is completely virtual, 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 
Only named authors are permitted to present posters at the Congress and will need to be fully registered for the Congress to do so.
In order for your work to be presented at the Congress at least one of the named authors must have a full Congress registration. If you are unable to attend all day live, you will be able to catch up on content on demand after the Congress. 
Yes, if you tick only poster presentation you won’t be considered for an oral presentation unless selected for a rapid fire presentation. If you do not wish to give a rapid fire presentation you can opt out. 
No - We do not accept work that has been previously published, and if you are planning to publish your work before the Congress takes place then you will need to withdraw the abstract. 


Yes, all successful abstracts will be published in the BJPsych Open Supplement.
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 if you have any further questions.