Dates to remember
December 10, 2013
Abstract submission deadline
October 30, 2013
Housing and early registration deadline
♦ Abstract Submission
Deadline for abstract submission: December 10, 2013
Aviralia Foundation Awards
3 prices (€ 1.000,00 each) to the best selected abstracts
from young specialists (under 40 years).
Choosing a Track Category: For scoring and scheduling purposes, abstracts will be divided into the categories listed below.  Please read through the entire list  before identifying the subject category:
What is the role of inflammation in the different scenarios of persistent hepatitis virus infections?
HIV vs inflammation: who drives what
Pathogenesis of liver fibrosis in the setting of chronic hepatitis B and C
Microbial translocation and inflammation in HIV and HBV/HCV mediated cirrhosis
Immune activation and clinical outcome: what role and what clinical marker
Interplay between immune activation/inflammation and clinical progression of HIV-,
HBV-, and HCV-related diseases: what space for therapy interventions?
The role of drugs in preventing cancer
Abstract Submission Guidelines
1. Abstracts can only be submitted online through electronic abstract form.
2. All abstracts must be written in English. It is the author’s responsibility to submit a correct abstract as it will be reproduced as typed by the Author.
3. Abstracts can be submitted for oral or poster presentations. Authors may indicate a preference but the Scientific Secretariat makes the final selection of abstracts to be included in the Workshop programme. Abstract can be selected for oral presentation in Oral Abstract Sessions or  to be presented as Poster.
4. Notification of Acceptance: will be sent by e-mail to the submitting author who will be responsible for informing all co-authors of the status of the abstract. Authors whose abstracts have been accepted will receive instructions for the presentation of their abstract too.
5. Accepted Abstracts will appear in Abstract CD-Rom distributed to all registered delegates, as well as on the Workshop website.
Required abstract format
Title: is limited to 150 characters (this includes spaces). Use a concise title that indicates the content of the abstract.  Capitalize the first letter of each word except prepositions, articles and species names.
Authors: Authors’ names should be typed in upper- and lowercase letters (please do not use all capital letters).  Use first name and last name.  The author presenting the Abstract must be designated.  Do not include academic degrees or titles.
Affiliations: Each author should be listed by institution, city and country.  Do not include department, division, laboratory, etc.
Abstract Body: Abstracts and cannot exceed 3.000 characters (this includes spaces). If your abstract includes tables or graphics, please save them as either JPEGs or GIFs. Tables embedded as JPEGs or GIFs do NOT count toward the character limit. Your abstract, including images and tables, must fit on one page. A standard font (e.g. Arial) should be used when formatting the text (this to prevent special characters form getting lost when copying the text to the online abstract submission form).
Abstract Structure: All abstracts should be structured as follows:
Background: indicate the purpose and objective of the research, the hypothesis that was tested or a description of the problem being analyzed or evaluated
Methods: describe the setting/location for the research/study, design, population, data collection and methods of analysis used
Results: present the findings/outcome of the research/study with specific results in summarized form
Conclusions: briefly describe the data and main outcome
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