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Urological Society of Australia and New Zealand

Urological Society of Australia and New Zealand USANZ NSW Section Meeting 20232 - 4 November 2023 | City Hall, Newcastle

Abstract Submissions Details

Submissions are closed

 Abstract Portal

Abstract Submission Closed on 11 August 2023

Abstract Submission Guidelines for the USANZ NSW Section Meeting 2023

Presentations from all fields of urology will be considered. Abstract will be reviewed by the meeting’s convenor and scientific chair and acceptances will be sent via email.

Submitted abstracts must represent original work that has not been previously published. Upon acceptance the scientific committee expect that the author will present the material and scientific data appearing in the submitted abstract. The data must not be modified or updated for the presentation without the prior written approval of the Scientific Secretary. 

 Instructions to submit an abstract

  •  Abstracts must be submitted using the abstract submission portal using the word template provided and uploaded in PDF form in the portal.
  • Abstracts are limited to 3000 characters (including title, spaces and tables). Tables are counted as 500 characters. Authors and affiliations are not included
  • Title: Please ensure that it is as informative as possible
  • Keywords: Please include 5 keywords that best describe the abstract. Please select keywords that correspond to the Medical Subject Heading (MeSH) used by the NLM for indexing articles in Medline (refer to
  • Authors: Please list the author’s full first and family name and bold the presenting author
  • The Abstract must include the following headings:
    • Aim; Method; Results; Conclusion
  • Results must be included. Using the statement “results will be presented” is not satisfactory
  • All research should have been conducted in accordance with the Declaration of Helsinki, or have received ethics approval
  • Video abstract submissions (of up to five minutes) will be considered at the discretion of the Scientific Convenor. Video abstract submissions must include a written abstract in addition to the video file. Contact the Conference Secretariat via email to

Chris Farrell Presentations

SET2 & SET3 Trainees

Chris Farrell Prize presentations will be allocated approximately 8 minutes total.

Please allow:

  • 4 minutes for oral presentation, including electronic version of poster
  • 4 minutes for question time

The winner of the Chris Farrell Prize receives a trophy together with a monetary award of $500 which will be presented at the Gala Dinner on Friday 3 November 2023.

General Program Presentations

The Program Committee will allocate abstracts to the program taking into account the quality of each and the balance of the program.

Presentations for the general program will be oral only. Trainees can submit more than one abstract for the meeting but must nominate which abstract they wish to be considered for the Chris Farrell Prize.

There is no template for the presentation slides however your allocated time limit is to be strictly adhered to.

The time available for each presentation will be decided upon review and will include 1-2 minutes for questions.

You will be notified via email regarding your abstract’s acceptance in the program in mid- September 2023.

Note: Chris Farrell Prize Presenters will have an opportunity to re-submit updated findings three weeks ahead of the meeting. The paper title must remain the same as previously submitted. This can be done via email to the conference secretariat by Thursday 12 October 2023.

All presenters must register for the conference by the Early Bird Registration Deadline - Friday 15 September 2023, or the poster will be withdrawn from the program. 

There is no funding or discounted registrations available for submitted abstracts