Get feedback on your conference abstract and increase your chances to participate!

From 21 November 2016 until 10 January 2017 you have the opportunity to submit a draft of your conference abstract for the 9th IAS Conference on HIV Science (IAS 2017) that is to take place at  on 23-26 July 2017 in Paris, France and receive professional feedback from designated mentors thus increasing your chances of submitting a successful abstract.

The program is designed for early and mid-career scientists, researchers, and specialists from regions with limited access to resources.

To submit your abstart for mentoring, you need to undertake the following steps:

  1. Complete the mandatory JIAS/ Health[e] Foundation e-course: scientific writing: conference abstracts e-course.
  2. At the end of the mandatory course, you will be asked to participate in a short survey. After the survey is completed, you will be given a code. Please make a note of this code – you will need it to register for the Abstract Mentor Programme.
  3. Prepare a draft abstract for submission in accordance with the IAS 2017 conference abstract submission guidelines.
  4. If possible, ask a supervisor or colleague to review your draft abstract and give you feedback.
  5. If available, use spelling and grammar check (e.g. Office Word Spelling and Grammar function).
  6. Log in to your conference profile (having registered here after December 1; also note the opportunity to receive a scholarship) and use the code received at the completion of the JIAS / Health[e] Foundation e-course to submit your draft abstract for mentoring.

Source: IAS2017 website

More details on the conference can be found here.