Please enter your registered email id/registered mobile number as Username and IAN Membership number as Password
It is mandatory to register for IANCON 2019 before submitting your abstract. In order to register please visit www.iancon2019.com
Fill the appropriate theme related to your abstract
Please indicate whether you wish your abstract to be accepted as a platform or e-poster submission. However, this does not guarantee acceptance as per your choice as there are only a limited number of slots available in the platform presentation category. Hence, the final selection depends on the merit of your abstract as rated by the panel of anonymous reviewers.
Furthermore, if you are submitting under the poster category, please indicate whether you would like your poster to be considered for the Poster Award category. There are three poster prizes (1st, 2nd, and 3rd)
If you would like to submit your abstract under the award category, then you need to submit an extended abstract of 500 words. You can submit these extended abstracts for awards in the following categories: (1) General Neurology; (2) Epilepsy; (3) Basic Neuroscience; (4) Stroke; (5) Movement Disorders; (6) Neurogenetics. The Extended abstracts should be comprised of the following sub-headings: (1) Introduction; (2) Aims; (3) Material & Methods; (4) Results; (5) Conclusions
Multiple abstracts may be submitted. However, only one abstract can be selected for platform presentation. Only the first authors will be allowed to deliver a platform presentation
The first author will be the main contact for all correspondence about the presentation
All Presentation/abstract must be made in English and the maximum word limit is 250 words. Figures tables and graphs should not be included. Use generic names of drugs only. No references are needed with abstract submission
Last date for submission of Abstracts is 10 July, 2019
All Submissions will be acknowledged by email
By submission of an Abstract, the author transfers copyrights ownership to the organizing committee for publications. The Organizing Committee reserves the right to reproduce the abstract/ presentation made in the conference in print or electronic media
The committee will review the Abstracts and the acceptance notification will reach the presenting author by September 01, 2019
The Scientific Committee reserves the right to allocate a session time or change the presentation type
E-Poster Presentation Specifications
The E-poster will be displayed on standard 42” (Diagonal) LCD
File format should be PowerPoint (.PPT/.PPTX)
The total size of the presentation should not exceed 10 MB
Maximum number of slides per E-poster: 3 (Three)
All slides should be in landscape format
Animation/movies/sounds will not be supported; please submit in a static PPT format only
The material may be divided into: Slide 01 – Introduction & Aims; Slide 02 – Material & Methods; Slide 03 – Results & Conclusions
The poster should be self-explanatory. The text should be brief and well organized
It is suggested that the font size of the text should be at least 28 points. The typeface chosen should be a simple and clear one (e.g. Helvetica)
When using light backgrounds (white, yellow, light blue) we suggest using dark fonts (black, navy blue, dark green)
When using dark backgrounds (blue, purple) we suggest using light fonts (white, yellow, cyan)
Avoid using red or green in any fonts or backgrounds as they are colors that are difficult to read
Illustrations/images/photographs used in the E-poster should be large enough to show relevant details
AWARDS - IANCON 2019
The Indian Academy of Neurology invites original submissions for consideration of awards for scientific presentation during the IANCON-2019, the 27th Annual Conference of the Indian Academy of Neurology.
There are seven categories of Awards:
Best Research Paper in General Neurology
Best Research Paper in Epilepsy
Poster presentation – 1st, 2nd & 3rd prizes
Dr. G Arjun Das and Dr. K. Jagannathan – Best Paper in Stroke
Dr. C U Velmurugendran and Dr. U Meenakshisundaram – Best Paper in Movement Disorders
Dr. A V Srinivasan and Dr. Deepak Ajun Das – Best Paper in Neurogenetics
Neurologists’ Association of Tiruchirappally Annual Award for Laboratory Research in Neuroscience
The presenting author should be an Indian National of age < 45 years
a) The presenting author should be a member of the IAN or should have applied for membership to
the IAN at the time of submission of written paper/abstract for Categories 1 – 6.
b) The presenting author could be either a member of the Indian Academy of Neurology or should have completed /be undergoing a Research Degree (e.g., Ph.D., M.Sc, MPhil) in an area of Neuroscience with thrust on Laboratory Research. The areas may include but are not restricted to Neurosciences/ /Neurogenetics/Experimental Neuropsychology/Neurophysiology/Neuroanatomy/
The presenting author should submit an Extended Abstract by 10 July, 2019
The presenting author should have registered for the IANCON-2019
The work should have been carried out in India.
If selected for the final evaluation, the author will have to present the paper/poster at the IANCON – 2019
The paper will be evaluated by anonymous judges on the merit of the content, the presentation at the conference and the way the presenter responds to the queries from the audience
The decision of the judges shall be final and binding and no further evaluation will be entertained
The details of how to prepare an Extended Abstract for Award are given below.
The extended abstract should include the following headings:
Introduction and Background
Material and Methods
The word limit for the extended abstract is 500 words.
There should not be any identifying details such as the name of authors, an institution in the body of the article. The name of the Institution can be marked as xxx in the material methods section.
Please make sure that the paper fulfills all the requirement above failing which it is liable to be rejected