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Annual Meeting – London: 3 - 5 May 2017,  Royal College of Surgeons


hosted by Department of Adult and Paediatric Burns at the Chelsea and Westminster Hospital

CPD points


Wednesday - 6.5 points

Thursday - 7 points

Friday - 5 points

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Poster dimensions


A1 size in Landscape format

(841x 594 mm or 33.1 x 23.4 in)

No other size,orientation or format will be accepted.

Oral Presentations

7 minutes to present & 3 minutes for discussion

Please note - Important information


Papers are invited from all individuals associated with burn injury, members of the BBA as well as non members. Abstracts are accepted on a wide range of topics. An abstract must be submitted to the Selection Committee as a standard format before the deadline (please read the details below carefully). Authors who submit abstracts that fail to meet the requirements for submission or do not use the Abstract Template will be disqualified and the abstract will be rejected.

All Conflict of Interest or Financial Support from any Funding Body must be declared.

Oral Presentations:  7 minutes to present & 3 minutes for discussion

Poster Dimensions:  Required dimensiuons are listed above in the rectangle.


a) Ensure that the abstract is typed in black ink, in block type (not italics). The Abstract should be checked carefully for errors, avoiding smudges,misspellings, poor hyphenations, skipped lines, typed in margins, incorrect abbreviations.

b) The entire abstract should be typed single spaced in no less than size 10 font and no more than 500 words, within the rectangle on the abstract form. Authors information including title, author(s), affiliation, location and text, should be inserted in the appropriate field in the online abstract submission form. Please do not include any reference to authors or their place of work within the body of the Abstract as this will lead to the Abstract being rejected.

The text of the abstract should be organised as follows:

a) The abstract should be divided into the following headings: Introduction, Methods, Results, Discussion and Conclusions.

b) One or two sentences describing the purpose of the study. Abstracts without objective or purpose will be rejected.

c) A statement of the method used to obtain data/information. This is relevant for all presentations whether they report laboratory/clinical experimental studies, descriptive studies or case studies.

d) A summary of the results obtained. This should include the number of patients, animals, subjects, samples and controls (where appropriate) studied. For case studies the number of patients should also be given. Simple tables may be included. A small graph is allowed, large graphs are not acceptable. It is unacceptable to state “The results will be discussed or other data will be presented”.

e) The author should provide information about the conclusions reached as a result of the study/investigation.

f) References may be included at the author's discretion but are not obligatory

g) Please declare any conflict of interest or support from a Funding body in your submission.

"New Technologies for Better Burn Care"

All abstracts are welcomed as well as abstracts with specific interest in New Technologies for Better Burn Care.

Deadline for submission of abstracts - Closed

Please note: There will be no extension to this deadline