One of the poster authors must be nominated to be the presenting author. The presenting author will be our first point of contact and is expected to register and attend at least one day of the Congress. They will also be nominated to present the poster if the submission is accepted for a rapid fire presentation.
All correspondence will be sent to the presenting author only (please check junk/spam folders also).
Yes, you can still submit your abstract but it can not be included in the supplement to the BJPsych 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.
There is an option to indicate that you would like to be considered for a bursary on the submission form.
The college has a limited number of bursaries and complimentary registrations available to the highest scoring submissions who are not already in receipt of funding from the College to attend.
For full information on bursaries, please visit the bursary section on the Congress webpage
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 (Friday 2 February), all posters will be reviewed by the Committee. We are hoping to send results out mid-March. Successful abstracts will be confirmed and submitting authors will be notified via email, please check your junk/spam folders also.
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 on electronic screens at the venue.
Yes, your poster will be displayed over the four days of Congress.
Only one named author per poster needs to be registered for Congress, if you cannot attend, another author can register for at least one day.
You only need to register for one day of Congress and your poster will be displayed throughout.
Yes, there is an option to opt-out during the submission process.
Yes, as long as you have ticked that you would like your abstract to be published in the original submission form, all successful abstracts will be published in the BJPsych Open Supplement.
NB We ask that you do not publish your abstract in the BJPsych Open Supplement if it has been 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.