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Deadline for submissions is midday on Friday 6th August 2021 

Abstract submissions will not be accepted after this date

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The winners of best oral presentation and best poster will each win a free place at the 2022 BAUN conference. Accepted presenters for both oral papers and posters will be given a £75 reduction from their delegate registration fee, further information will be sent to all accepted authors.

Oral Presentations
Accepted authors will be given a 15 minute slot on Tuesday 26th October to present their paper using PowerPoint. Each 15 minute slot should compromise of a ten minute talk with five minutes for Q&A.

If selected for a poster presentation, you will require to bring your poster with you to conference and also provide Fitwise with a PDF to be added to the Catch Up TV section of the event  Posters should be A0 size in portrait orientation.  Posters will be displayed in the exhibition hall.

Instructions to Authors
For those who wish to deliver a paper or poster during the conference they must submit an abstract. Before doing so, please read the following information as it will influence the format for the submission.

1. The person delivering the poster or oral presentation must be a registered delegate attending the conference.
2. Abstracts must be submitted via the online abstract portal.
3. Type clearly in English, using single spacing. 
4. You will be asked to supply the title, author names and organisations, and your abstract text.
5. Topic selection - please select either ‘Clinical Practice Issue’ or ‘Research Study’.
6. Conflict of interest - you will also be asked to indicate any conflict of interest e.g. project funded by a commercial company.
7. Presenters opting for an oral presentation should note that an unsuccessful abstract may be invited as a poster presentation.
8. Please enter your abstract without alterations or corrections, and ensure that your work has been thoroughly proofed before submission. The maximum word count is 250 words.
9. The presentation title should be no longer than 30 words.
10. All abbreviations should be defined in their first occurrence. 
11. Accepted abstracts for poster or oral presentations will be published in the programme and proceedings of the conference.

BAUN understand how daunting preparing and presenting your work can be. We encourage everyone to take that step and share their knowledge with others. Below are some documents which may assist you with your submission and we hope that this makes the process easier for you.

How to make a poster
We have provided you with a best practice guidance document which will give you the information you require to prepare your submission including; how to set up your document, and the best font sizes and formats. 


Poster templates
We have provided you with two poster templates to assist you with preparing your poster. These are not mandatory and are provided as a guide only.


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