3 & 4 November 2021


Maintaining momentum for rotavirus immunization during the COVID-19 era


Call for Abstracts

Submit abstracts online

The Organising Committee is calling for abstracts for the virtual symposium. 

Authors should submit abstracts online by no later than 31 July 2021. All abstracts submitted should be of a high standard and will be reviewed by the Scientific Committee. Acceptance of abstracts (oral only) will be communicated to applicants no later than 31 August 2021.

The session topics are: 

  • Update on Rotavirus Vaccines and Immunization in the context of COVID-19 pandemic
  • New Research Updates
    • Host interactions with rotavirus (immune/microbiome/etc.)
    • Rapid fire updates from the field

The length of your abstract must be no more than 350 words detailing your most recent research findings in one of the above topics. It must be written in English in Arial (10 font) and should include: 

  • An abstract title
  • Authors’ first and last name with the presenting author’s name underlined
  • Name of authors’ organisations (if more than one, numeric numbers should be used linking co-authors to organisations)
  • A brief introduction / background to the study
  • A statement of the research problem / research question / research hypothesis
  • Research methodology employed in your study
  • Summary of results obtained
  • Discussion and conclusion / a summary of the results / preliminary results / anticipated results

Please note that the review outcome determined by the Scientific Committee is final and may not be appealed. 

Oral Presentations 

Pre-recorded 10-minute presentations in English must be submitted to the symposium organisers by no later than 5 October 2021. Guidelines on the pre-recording will be sent once your abstract has been accepted. Please note that pre-recorded presentations shall not be longer than 10 minutes. The symposium organisers reserve the right to reject presentations that are longer than 10 minutes.