Call for Abstracts

1. Submit an abstract for Alzheimer's Society Annual Conference 2018

Please note: abstract submissions have now closed. Our panel are in the process of reviewing abstracts. We will let submitting authors know the progress of the abstract in the week commencing 15 January.

Alzheimer's Society invited abstract submissions for Alzheimer's Society Annual Conference 2018. The conference will take place on Tuesday 22 and Wednesday 23 May in London.

Key themes

We welcomed both scientific and non-scientific abstract submissions that fell under the key themes listed below.

  1. Fixing the health and social care system
  2. A movement for change
  3. Research for the future

Abstract type

Submissions were accepted for oral presentations and posters. Oral presentations include plenary and breakout sessions.

Important dates - ORAL

Abstract submission for oral presentations closed: Friday 8 December 2017

Confirmation of oral presentation: week commencing Monday 15 January

Important dates - POSTER

Poster abstract submission deadline: Monday 8 January 2018

Confirmation of poster presentation: Friday 19 January 2018

Abstract review process

Abstracts submitted for oral presentation will be reviewed by our Abstract Review Panel once submission closes on Friday 8 December. The panel will review abstracts according to their relevance to the key theme, the 2018 conference programme and the value to our delegates.

Alzheimer's Society will notify the submitting author by email whether their abstract has been accepted for a presentation by the new date of Monday 15 January using the address provided through the online form. We will communicate the format of the presentation, proposed date and time and length of presentation. Feedback will not be provided on unsuccessful abstracts.

Full presentation guidelines will be sent to all successful abstract submitting authors in the acceptance email. 

Abstracts submitter for poster presentation will be reviewed by the panel using the same criteria once submission closes on Monday 8 January. Alzheimer's Society will notify the submitting author by email whether their abstract has been accepted for a poster presentation on Friday 19 January.