All abstracts should be emailed to Luke Xie at
- Please indicate if you will be applying for a Travel Award


Extended to July 1st, 2014

Abstract Format:

  • Word Document or PDF format
  • Letter Size ( 8.5" x 11" )
  • Margin on all sides 0.5"
  • Minimum font size of 8

Suggested contents:

  • Introduction – "Why was this study/research performed?"
  • Methods – "How has this problem been studied?"
  • Results – "Principal data and statistical analysis"
  • Discussion - "What is the interpretation of the data?"
  • Conclusion – "What is the relevance to clinical practice or future research?"
  • References
A template in .doc format can be downloaded HERE

Content Guidelines

  1. The content may not promote the proprietary interests of any commercial entity.
  2. Content must be restricted to pure science, industry issues and operation of devices, Product /company names should be included only to identify the MR hardware/software/ peripherals used, but not to promote proprietary interests (see Point 1)
  3. All recommendations involving clinical medicine must be based on evidence that is accepted within the profession of medicine as adequate justification for their indications and contraindications in the care of patients.
  4. All scientific research referred to, reported or used in support or justification of a patient care recommendation must conform to generally accepted standards of experimental design, data collection and analysis.

Review Criteria

  1. Innovation/novelty, advancement of knowledge, and/or improvement of clinical capabilities
  2. Data: The data should be substantive and not just implied.
  3. Organization of presentation (hypothesis or objectives, methods, results, discussion/conclusions.)
  4. Abstracts should have relevance for current or future application.
  5. Quality of presentation (spelling, format, grammar).

Format of peer-reviewed presentations

  • Each peer-reviewed presentation consists of 2-minutes oral presentation followed by one-hour poster viewing.
  • After poster viewing, there will be a summary and panel discussion led by a panel of workshop faculty.
  • Maximum poster size: 69 inches (height) x 46 inches (width)