Abstracts and clinical cases

Check below for the latest information on abstracts and clinical cases at the ERS Congress 2024.
The submission for abstracts and clinical cases has closed.

Abstracts

Submitting abstracts for the Congress offers researchers the chance to share their preliminary findings at the world’s largest respiratory meeting, helping to boost research as it progresses and enabling the exchange of the latest findings in respiratory medicine and science. All Congress abstracts are also published online in a supplement of the European Respiratory Journal.

Check the ERS guidelines and instructions for submitting abstracts.

How to write an abstract: Breathe article.

Find out more about abstracts on our frequently asked questions page.

Calls for abstracts in 2024

There will be three opportunities to submit abstracts for the upcoming ERS Congress:

Round Description Call open / close dates Notification
Abstracts submission call This call is the primary opportunity to submit your abstracts to be included in the ERS Congress scientific programme. Submission is free. 1 December – 15 February 2024.
Extension to 22 February 2024 – 23:59 CET.
30 May, 2024
Late-breaking abstracts An opportunity to submit abstracts that contain novel data from all suitable experimental methods and study designs, which only became
available after the first-round submission deadline in February 2024. A €75.00 submission fee applies per abstract.
29 April – 31 May 2024 at 23:59 CEST. Early July, 2024
Randomised controlled trial (RCT) abstracts The most ground-breaking RCT submissions will be presented as part of the ‘Abstracts Leading to Evolution in Respiratory Medicine Trials’ sessions, offering a perfect platform to showcase important and very late-breaking clinical trial data from all respiratory disease areas. A €150.00 submission fee applies per abstract. 14 – 28 June 2024 at 23:59 CEST. Early August, 2024

 

How to submit abstracts

Once the submission is open, all abstracts must be submitted online through myERS, allowing authors to review, edit and submit abstracts from one easy-to-access platform. Abstracts sent by email will not be considered.

If you already have a myERS account, you will be able to sign in and start the submission process. Navigate to ‘Abstracts/Cases’, then ‘Congress’ and then ‘Access Abstracts Platform’ to get started.

If you do not have a myERS account, you can create an account for free. ERS membership is not required.

The recommended web browsers for accessing the submission platform are Google Chrome and Mozilla Firefox.

Authors who have applied for grants and sponsorship must ensure that they are listed as the corresponding author of the abstract. Please note that this information will be sent to the corresponding authors only.

Review and programme allocation

All abstracts are peer-reviewed for quality and suitability for the congress programme.

If accepted, the Congress Programme Committee will allocate successful abstracts to a variety of session types, including:

  • Oral presentations
  • Poster sessions
  • Clinical trial sessions

 

Sponsorship and grant opportunities

Review our current sponsorship and grant opportunities for the ERS International Congress 2024.

Access the FAQs on abstract submission

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Call for clinical cases – The submission for clinical cases for the ERS Congress 2024 has closed. Case submitters will be notified about the outcome of their submissions in early June. Further details, such as the allocated session type and presentation scheduling, will be shared with the lead case submitter in early July.

Why submit clinical cases?

ERS encourages the respiratory community to submit interesting clinical cases for Congress. This is a great opportunity to share your experiences, have cases presented in front of key opinion leaders in the field and actively contribute to the largest meeting in the respiratory calendar. Submitted cases may also be considered for presentation in other ERS events/activities taking place throughout the year.

Check the guidelines and instructions for submitting clinical cases.

 

How to submit clinical cases

All clinical cases are submitted online through myERS, allowing contributors to review, edit and submit cases from one easy to access platform.

You may submit up to three cases per disease area, including:

  • Airway diseases
  • Interstitial lung diseases
  • Paediatric respiratory diseases
  • Pulmonary vascular diseases
  • Respiratory critical care
  • Respiratory infections
  • Sleep and breathing disorders
  • Thoracic oncology

When preparing cases for submission, please structure submissions under the following sections:

  1. Case history
  2. Investigations
  3. Results and treatment
  4. Conclusions and points for discussion

Once submission is open, you can submit your clinical case via myERS. Navigate to ‘Abstracts/Cases’, then ‘Congress’ and then ‘Access Clinical Cases Platform’ to get started.

If you do not have a myERS account, you can create an account for free. ERS membership is not required.

The recommended web browsers for accessing the submission platform are Google Chrome and Mozilla Firefox.

Review and programme allocation

All submitted clinical cases are reviewed for quality and suitability.

If accepted for Congress, the International Congress Programme Committee and case-based session experts will allocate cases to the following session type:

Submitted cases may also be used as part of ERS’s wider educational activities outside of the Congress.

Notification of selection

Case submitters will be notified about the outcome of their submissions in June.

For questions regarding clinical case submission or the scientific and educational programme, please contact: programme@ersnet.org 

Session proposals and priority topics

Check the latest information on session proposal deadlines and priority topics for the upcoming Congress.

Session types

Congress features a variety of session types to ensure formats are engaging and provide varying levels of interaction and focused presentations.