Deadline for abstract submission

February 7, 2022

Notification of abstracts' acceptance or rejection

February 28, 2022

Deadline for e-poster submission

April 11, 2022

How to prepare your abstract

Content: The abstract should preferably contain a concise statement about  the study purpose (“Introduction”), followed by sections headed “Methods”, “Results” and “Conclusions”. Maximum length (including references) is 400 words. Tables and/or figures may be added as separate attachments (the number of attachments is limited to 5).

Authors: The list of authors and affiliations should not be included in the body of the abstract. Separate fields are provided for authors. Please indicate who will be the presenting author if the abstract is accepted.

Categories/keywords: Please select among the following categories the one that matches best with content of your abstract:
1. Blood transfusion services / risks of transfusion;
2. Transfusion practice;
3. Blood conservation strategies / autologous transfusion;
4. Anaemia effects and management;
5. Fluid therapy / Oxygen carriers;
6. Haemostasis and thrombosis
For abstracts describing a multimodal PBM approach, category 3 is recommended. In addition to these broad categories, please provide more specific free-text keywords.

How to prepare your e-poster

Main file: Please prepare a one-page poster document in Powerpoint or Word document. You may download a template free of charge (e.g. from

Accepted file format for submission: PDF (landscape, i.e. horizontal 16:9 format, max size 20 MB).

Optional features: In addition to your PDF poster file, you may submit an audio comment and/or a video.

Accepted file format for audio comment submission: MP3, duration 3-5 minutes, max size 10 MB.

Accepted file format for video submission: MP4 or AVI, max size 25 MB.

To prepare your video, you may record a 3- to 5-minute presentation using the narration function of Powerpoint (preferably 16:9 slide format) and save your presentation as an MP4 file.


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