Call for Abstract

Submission Period
October 2 (Mon) 2017 – November 13 (Mon) 2017, 12:00 (JST)

Abstract Submission is now closed. Thank you for your submission.

Presentation Session

  • This English Abstract Submission System is exclusively for applicants who wish to deliver presentation in English at “International Concurrent Workshop”.
    If you wish to present in Japanese, please apply for “Workshop” or “Poster Session” from Japanese Submission page.
  • If you are JCR member or Japanese living abroad, please use the Japanese system.
    日本人の方は日本語演題登録システムを使用してください。
  • Abstracts applied for “International Concurrent Workshop” may be allocated to “English Poster Session” or rejected according to the result of abstract review.

    ※Final decision will be made after abstract review around beginning of February.

  • Applicants cannot submit the same abstract to both English and Japanese Submission Systems.
    (i.e. it can be submitted ONLY through either English or Japanese system)
  • Applicants through English System are ONLY required to deliver a presentation in English at "International Concurrent Workshop" (or English Poster); there will be no additional presentation of the same abstract in Japanese sessions (e.g. "Workshop" and "Poster Session").

Abstract Topics

Please submit an abstract to one of the following categories.

  • Clinical: Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA)
  • Clinical: Diseases Other than RA
  • Translational research & Basic

Eligibility for Submission

Non-Japanese Citizen who resides outside of Japan

  • Authors of abstracts are not necessary to be a JCR member.
  • If you wish to join JCR, please refer to the following website.
  • There is no age limit for abstract submission.

Non-Japanese Citizen who resides in Japan

  • First authors of abstracts MUST be a JCR member.
  • Non-JCR members can submit abstracts, but must become a JCR member before submission deadline (i.e. Monday, November 13, 2017).
    Please apply for a JCR member on the following website.
  • If first author remains as non-JCR member after submission deadline, the abstract is subject to retraction.
  • There is no age limit for abstract submission.

Non-Japanese Citizen who is a JCR member

  • Please send your number of JCR member to the secretariat after abstract submission.
  • There is no age limit for abstract submission.

How to Submit

  • All abstracts must be submitted through Online Abstract Submission System. Abstracts submitted by postal mail, fax or email will not be accepted.
  • No submission or modification of abstract is possible after submission period (i.e. November 13 (Mon), 2017, 12:00 JST).
  • Abstract Submission System is supported for the following browsers: [Internet Explorer 8.0 and 9.0 and 10.0], and [Safari 7.0]. Cookies and JavaScript need to be enabled.

Abstract Requirements

  • Abstracts must be of original work and may be acceptable if containing some additional information to those presented or published anywhere prior to JCR2018.
  • Abstracts for "International Concurrent Workshop" must be written in English.
  • Please describe drugs with general name instead of drug name.
  • All accepted abstracts to JCR2018 will be published in "JCR2018 Abstract Book", "Mobile App for JCR2018 Abstracts" and "Modern Rheumatology (Supplement)".
  • Applicants cannot submit the same abstract to both English and Japanese Submission Systems.
    (i.e. it can be submitted ONLY through either English or Japanese system)
  • Abstracts may be rejected as the result of abstract review for reasons such as: contents not well organized (e.g. Section paragraphs [Object, Methods, Results, and Conclusions] are not specified), contents seen to be not suitable for presentation in JCR2018, and so on.

Abstract Structure

  • Objectives
  • Methods
  • Results
  • Conclusion

※No graphs, tables, or images can be included in abstracts.

※If the abstract contents are of case report, please clearly state the clinical significance of the study.

Abstract Length

Please keep your abstract length within the following limits.

  • Abstract Body : 2,000 characters, including spaces and punctuation
  • Abstract Title : No Word Limit
  • Number of Authors : Up to 30 authors
  • Number of Affiliations : Up to 20 institutions

※First author is considered as the presenting as well as corresponding author.

※Please do not include authors’ information within abstract body. Any authors’ information within abstract body may be deleted from publication.

※Though no word limit is set for "Abstract Title", "Authors" and "Affiliations", the contents of the abstract may be printed in small font size if the total letter number is too large.

About JCR Credit

JCR credit is ONLY applicable to JCR members only.
If a presenter is a JCR member, please read the following page.

Conflict of Interest (COI)

First author of an abstract for JCR annual meeting must declare any financial or personal relationships that may pose conflicts of interest upon acceptance for presentation at annual meeting.
Please refer to COI page for COI declaration requirements.

JCR 2018 ICW Excellent Abstract Award

JCR Committee on International Affairs wishes to grant “JCR 2018 ICW Excellent Abstract Award” to abstracts submitted from applicants for International Concurrent Workshop.

【Number of Awardees】

Maximum 30 awardees

※JCR Committee on International Affairs will select awardees after abstract review.

【Prize】

JPY 20,000

【Eligibility for Application】

Applicants must be:

  • JCR member
  • whose age is under 45 years old on April 1, 2018.

※To apply, please declare “Date of Birth”, “Nationality” and “Country of Current Residence” of first author during abstract submission.

JCR 2018 Travel Award

JCR Committee on International Affairs wishes to grant “JCR 2018 Travel Award” to abstracts submitted from applicants for International Concurrent Workshop.

【Number of Awardees】

Maximum 25 awardees

※JCR Committee on International Affairs selects awardees from applicants to “International Concurrent Workshop” after abstract review.

【Prize】

  • Complimentary Registration
  • US$1,000 for residents in Asian countries, or
  • US$1,800 for residents outside of Asian countries

※Hotel accommodation cost will not be covered.

【Eligibility for Application】

Applicants must be:

  • under 45 years old on April 1, 2018
  • whose nationality is NOT Japanese
  • and current residential country is NOT Japan

※To apply, please declare “Date of Birth”, “Nationality” and “Country of Current Residence” of first author during abstract submission.

Confirmation of Submission

  • You need to enter all the required fields in order to submit an abstract.
  • Upon successful submission, a Submission ID will be issued and a confirmation email will be sent to your registered email address.
  • If you do not receive the confirmation email within 24 hours, please contact JCR2018 Congress Secretariat.
  • You can review and modify your abstract anytime during submission period.
  • Congress Secretariat will not proofread abstracts. Please ensure that your abstract does not contain spelling, grammatical or scientific errors, as abstracts will be duplicated in “JCR2018 Abstract Book”, “Mobile App for JCR2018Abstracts” and “Modern Rheumatology (Supplement)” exactly as registered in the submission system.

Result of Abstract Review

The result of abstract review will be announced around beginning of February to your registered email address as well as on JCR2018 website.

New Submission, Review and Modify

New Submission, Review and Modify

  • If you are a JCR member, please access the online member site and log in to your page. You can submit your abstract on your page.
  • Applicants cannot submit the same abstract to both English and Japanese Submission Systems.
    (i.e. it can be submitted ONLY through either English or Japanese system)
  • If you are a Japanese JCR member or Japanese living abroad, please use the Japanese system.

Inquiry

【For Abstract Submission】

Congress Secretariat
5-1 Kojimachi, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo 102-8481, JAPAN
TEL:+81-3-5216-5318 (9:30-17:30, weekdays only)
FAX:+81-3-5216-5552
E-mail: jcr2018-abs@congre.co.jp

【JCR Secretariat】

Japan College of Rheumatology
Okamotoya 2nd Bldg. 9
1-22-16 Toranomon, Minato-ku, Tokyo 105-0001, Japan
Tel:+81-3-5251-5353 Fax:+81-3-5251-5354
E-mail: gakkaih@ryumachi-jp.com
URL: http://eng.ryumachi-jp.com/index.html

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