Abstracts and clinical cases

The European Respiratory Society (ERS) is now accepting late-breaking abstract submissions for the ERS International Congress 2022.
The submission deadline is 31 May at 23:59 CEST.
Check below for further information.

Please note that clinical case submission is currently closed.

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Abstracts

Submitting abstracts for 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 guidelines and instructions for submitting abstracts.

Check the Frequently asked questions (FAQ) about abstracts page for more details.

Calls for abstracts in 2022

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

RoundDescriptionCall open / close datesNotification
First callThis call is the primary opportunity to submit your abstracts to be included in the ERS congress scientific programme. Submission is free.15 December – Extended deadline 22 February 2022 at 23:59 CET.Early June 2022.
Late-breaking abstractsAn 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 2022. A €75.00 submission fee applies per abstract.
2 May – 31 May 2022 at 23:59 CEST.Mid July 2022.
Randomised controlled trial (RCT) abstractsThe 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.20–30 June 2022 at 23:59 CEST.August 2022.

 

How to submit abstracts

All abstracts are submitted online through myERS, allowing authors to review, edit and submit abstracts from one easy to access platform.

If you already have a myERS account, you can sign in and start the submission process right away. 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 plan to apply for grants and sponsorship after abstracts have been accepted must ensure that they are listed as the corresponding author of the abstract, as this information will be sent to corresponding authors only.

 

Review and programme allocation

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

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

 

Sponsorship and grant opportunities

Review our current sponsorship and grant opportunities for the ERS International Congress 2022.

Access the FAQs on abstract submission

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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

If you already have a myERS account, you can sign in and start the submission process right away. 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.

Information for faculty, case submitters and abstract authors

Check for the latest information and resources to help you to prepare for your role as faculty, a case submitter and / or abstract author.