Abstract Submission


  • Call for abstracts invitation: September 2023
  • Abstract submission opens: Friday 3rd November 2023
  • Abstract submission deadline: Monday, 11th December 2023 (17.00 GMT)
  • Abstract selection and final programme by Scientific Committee: late January 2024
  • Abstract status will be notified by the first week of February 2024

The maximum number of abstracts each cohort or cohort collaboration can submit is SIX. At most FOUR abstracts per cohort will be accepted (resulting in a maximum of FOUR persons per cohort). Purely methodological abstracts (which might use example data from a cohort) do not count as one of the six submissions for that cohort. At most TWO methodological abstracts can be submitted by one person.

Abstracts presented at a previous conference are ineligible for submission to the IWHOD Workshop. Any abstract accepted FOR CROI 2024 as a Late Breaker must be withdrawn from IWHOD” Please make sure to let the secretariat
IWHODSecretariat@ucl.ac.uk ) know of any abstract accepted by CROI as soon as notified.


  • Your abstract must be submitted via the web-link you will find on the top of this page once abstract submission is open. First, you will be asked to register with the system and create a user name and a password which you will need to log on the online submission page. Please then carefully follow the instruction on that page.
    1. Your abstract body must fit into the space provided on the abstract submission form and must not exceed 500 words (including tables and figures).
    2. A maximum of one display item (figure, graphic or table) is allowed - these must be accompanied by a TITLE. The display item must be LEGIBLE on the form. Colour images are permitted.
    3. Please follow the general outline Background, Methods, Results and Conclusion where applicable.

  • Please note that the abstract submission system will support a maximum of 15 authors for one abstract.


Authors will be asked to enter their cohort profile upon submission of their abstract:

  • If your cohort is submitting multiple abstracts, please agree the cohort description with your colleagues before completing the cohort profile section on the online submission page ensuring that you enter one identical cohort description for all abstracts submitted on behalf of the same cohort. The information requested from the cohorts is as follows: the full cohort name, cohort acronym, principal investigator, contact details, brief cohort description (max 100 words), link to study website.
  • When submitting purely methodological abstracts, you may select “methodology” in the appropriate field on the online submission page and enter N/A in the cohort description fields so you are able to complete your submission.

Please contact the  IWHODSecretariat@ucl.ac.uk if you have any further queries.