Frequently asked questions


1. How do I get my personal ID?

New registration:
As soon as you create an account, your ESR Personal ID and username will be sent to your account email address.

Existing account:
You can obtain your ESR Personal ID and account information via the ‘Forgot your login data’ link on the submission front page. You will receive your username and a ‘reset password link’ and will then be able to reset your password accordingly.

If you do not receive the email, please check your spam-folder. If you suspect that the email address stored in your account is wrong or outdated, please do not create a new account but contact us at abstracts@myesr.org to have it changed.

2. Which language do I have to use for my abstract?

All abstracts have to be written in English.

3. How do I create a new abstract?

Once you are logged in, the system will provide step-by-step information guiding you through the submission process:
Step 1: Create a new abstract of the desired type
Step 2: Enter title and select the preferred presentation format
Step 3: Select topic, keywords and study details
Step 4: Add your co-authors
Step 5: Fill in the body (text) of the abstract
Step 6: View summary and submit the abstract

4. What are Preferred and Final Presentation Formats?

When you submit, you can choose from the following abstract types:
• Research Presentation (oral)
• Student Presentation (oral)
• EPOS for Radiologists (poster)
• EPOS for Radiographers (poster)
• EuroSafe Imaging (poster)

Upon submission of a Research presentation, you can indicate you preferred presentation format (Research presentation, Clinical Trials in Radiology, My Thesis in 3 Minutes).
Upon submission of an EPOS for Radiologists or an EPOS for Radiograhers abstract, you can indicate your presentation format (Scientific Poster, Educational Poster).

The Programme Planning Committee will select the best suitable final presentation format for each accepted abstract, and this and will be communicated together with the decision notification.
If you would like to know how to structure your abstract properly, please follow this link to the Abstract Submission Guidelines.

5. May I include images to my abstract?

Yes, you are allowed to upload a maximum of 4 images to your abstract. Accepted file formats are JPG, GIF and PNG. Each image must not exceed 2 MB file size. They will not be used or published anywhere and will only be made available to the reviewers of your abstract. However, please make sure not to include any patient data, hospital names, etc.

6. Is there a word/character limit?

The abstract body is limited to 280 words.

7. Which browsers are supported?

The abstract submission operates with any current browser, including but not limited to current versions of Chrome, Firefox, Edge and Safari. If you are using a Javascript blocker make sure you do allow execution of scripts from "esociety.netkey.at".

If you run into problems with an old browser, please update to a newer version, or use a different browser.

8. Can I submit the same abstract more than once?

No. The submission of duplicate abstracts will lead to the immediate rejection of the abstract(s) involved.

9. Can I make corrections to a submitted abstract?

You can edit (or delete) your abstract online at any time until you submit it.

If you wish to edit (or withdraw) your abstract after submission, you will have to contact abstracts@myesr.org

10. When is the deadline for abstract submission?

The abstract submission deadline is: October 10, 2019.

11. When will I get my notification of acceptance or rejection?

Notifications of acceptance/rejection will be sent by email to the submitting author by the beginning of December.

12. When will I get my login information for the EPOS™ system to upload a poster for my accepted abstract(s)?

If your abstract is accepted you will receive a notification of acceptance by email in December.
This will also include your login details and further instructions for the poster upload.

The poster must be uploaded until January 13, 2020 (23:59 CET) at the latest.

13. What is „The Voice of EPOS“?

The Voice of EPOS is a platform for poster authors where the best posters are presented in moderated sessions at ECR. The sessions are scheduled as topic sessions (presented in English), and language sessions (presented in other languages). The deadlines for abstract submission and poster upload are the same as for regular EPOS posters.
You can find more information about The Voice of EPOS here.

14. How can I participate in The Voice of EPOS?

To indicate your interest to present in a Voice of EPOS™ session, you need to select the respective affirmation 'Voice of EPOS Application' during your poster abstract submission.
Information on presentation in a session will be sent together with the abstract notifications in December.
You can find more information about The Voice of EPOS here.

15. I am a radiographer/radiological technologist – where can I submit my abstract?

Radiographers/radiological technologists and
radiographers in training can submit poster abstracts with a dedicated
topic list. These abstracts will be considered for presentation in an
exclusive radiographers stage at ECR. Please select the abstract type
"EPOS for Radiographers" during submission, and the affirmation
"Presentation at The Voice of EPOS". Information on presentation in a
session will be sent together with the abstract notifications in December.

16. I am a student – where can I submit my abstract?

Medical students can submit abstracts with a
dedicated topic list. These abstracts will be considered for
presentation in exclusive student sessions at ECR.
For this, please select the abstract type "Student Presentation" during
submission.


Medical students can submit abstracts with a
dedicated topic list. These abstracts will be considered for
presentation in exclusive student sessions at ECR.
For this, please select the abstract type "Student Presentation" during
submission.

17. Where can I find more information?

More information can be found on the ESR website. Please click here for the respective sections:

Abstract Submission
EPOS & The Voice of EPOS
Radiographers
Support programmes: Invest in the Youth , Shape your Skills
Rising Stars: Student Abstracts

18. Whom can I contact if I need any help?

If you have any questions about abstract submission, please do not hesitate to contact us at abstracts@myesr.org
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