Abstract Format

This page contains details on submitting an abstract to the Hopkins Imaging Conference.

Submit an Abstract

  • Deadline to submit an abstract is September 17, 2012.
Step 1: Register for this year's Hopkins Imaging Conference: HIC 2012.
Go to http://goo.gl/4ZZff, and follow the registration steps.

Step 2: Submit an abstract under your HIC 2012 account.
Log into EasyChair 2012 via https://www.easychair.org/account/signin.cgi?conf=hic2012 and follow the instructions for submitting on EasyChair described in the EasyChair Instructions section below. The abstract format is described in the Abstract Format section below. 
  • Accepted abstracts will be presented as traditional posters during the Poster session. Each abstract will be reviewed by our panel of judges. If your abstract is accepted, you will be notified by October 26, 2012. 
  • By submitting an abstract, you are confirming that, if your abstract is accepted, you will present a poster at the conference. Otherwise, we must remove your submission from the list of accepted abstracts on our website.
  • We WILL be accepting abstracts that have already been accepted at other conferences. In order to avoid copyright issues, we will not be publishing the content (second page) of these abstracts. 
  • On our website, we will instead be publishing a list of accepted authors, the titles of the abstracts, any conferences at which the abstracts were presented, and the 100-word synopses (first page of each abstract).

EasyChair Instructions

  • After logging into EasyChair, click on New Submission at the top.
  • Then, fill in the authorship information 
  • Next, fill in the Title and insert your Synopsis (100 words or less) in the Abstract field.
  • Fill in Keywords and Topics.
  • Lastly, under Upload Paper click Choose File and attach your two-page abstract in PDF/DOC/DOCX. Do not click on the abstract only box. The abstract MUST be in the format described in the Abstract Format section below.

Abstract Format

  • Abstracts will be based on the format from the annual ISMRM conference. You can download a template from this link (Abstract Template), or create your own document based on the following specifications:

  • The second page of the abstracts will be reviewed by our judgement committee without information about the authors. Information on the first page will be used for administrative purposes and published on our website.
    • Font size must be greater or equal to 10pt
    • Page Layout: margins must be within 0.5" (1.25cm) of the top, left, right, and bottom of the page
    • File format: .pdf, .doc, .docx

  • First Page
    • Title of abstract
    • Authors' names and affiliations
    • Conference(s) to which this abstract was submitted
    • Synopsis (100 words or less)
    • Declaration of speaker financial interests or relationships
    • Any additional notes
    • Select the Relevant Categories:
      • Acquisition (modality used)
      • Analysis (algorithms, statistics)
      • Application (organ system, subjects (humans, animals, cells))

  • Second Page
    • Text formatted in one column across the page
    • All figures should go on the second page.
    • Sections:
      • Title
      • Introduction
      • Subjects and Methods
      • Results and Discussion
      • Conclusion
      • References
      • Funding
    • Text wrap around equations, tables, and figures
    • An example of a second page, with an explanation for each section, can be found as an attachment at the bottom of this page.

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