Step Five

Step Five: Notification and Presentation

Presenting authors will be notified of the status of their abstracts via email on Tuesday, Feb. 13, 2018. It is the responsibility of the presenting author to notify any co-authors of the decision. Presenting authors must formally accept their invitations to present at the submission site by 5 p.m. ET on Wednesday, Feb. 21, 2018. If an invitation remains unanswered after this date, the abstract may be withdrawn. Declined invitations will result in automatic withdrawal.

Presenting authors of late-breaking abstracts will be notified by email on Friday, March 9, 2018.

Authors invited to give oral presentations will be asked if they grant permission to include their presentations in DDW On Demand, a session capture that allows wider access for professionals in gastroenterology via online playback of DDW 2018 sessions.

This video will show you how to print a receipt for your DDW 2018 abstract submission.. Contact if you wish to verify that your abstract is eligible for submission to DDW 2018.

Anna Martin, DDW Administration

Abstract Publication

Abstracts selected for presentation at DDW 2018 by AASLD, AGA and SSAT will be published online in the May 2018 supplement to Gastroenterology. Abstracts selected for presentation at DDW 2018 by ASGE will be published online in the May 2018 supplement to GIE: Gastrointestinal Endoscopy.

Abstract Withdrawal

DDW will withdraw an abstract upon written request from the submitting author. Requests for withdrawal must be made by Thursday, March 1, 2018. After this date, DDW cannot guarantee that a withdrawn abstract will be excluded from publication. Requests to withdraw an abstract must contain the submitting author’s name, abstract title and control ID number. To withdraw an abstract, complete the following form.

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Abstract Presentation

Presenting authors will receive detailed instructions for presenting at DDW via email in March 2018. Information will also be posted to the DDW website, so please check for updates.

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