Call for Abstracts

The abstract submission portal is closed.

Notification of Acceptance of Abstracts

mid November 2014

Preparation of your Abstract

  • Abstracts must be submitted in English 
  • All abstracts must contain original work that has not been published or presented identically on previous occasions
  • The title should be as brief as possible but long enough to indicate clearly the nature of the study. Abbreviations must not be used in the title
  • Abstract text is limited to 2,000 characters
  • Tables can be used, graphics and photos will not be accepted
  • Please check spelling and grammar carefully. All abstracts will be published as submitted 
  • Use generic names. Commercial drug names may not be used.

Oral Presentations

Presenters are advised to finalize their presentations well in advance. Presentation time is 10 minutes, followed by 5 minutes for questions/discussion. Please make sure your presentation does not take longer, chairpersons are advised to strictly follow the schedule and interrupt if necessary. 

Poster Presentations

Posters shall be prepared in DINA0 size (841 × 1189 mm), portrait format, in English language. Posters should be attached/installed on Tuesday, February 24, 2015 between 10:00 am and 5:00 pm and will remain accessible to all attendees until the end of the last poster session on Thursday, February 26, 2015. Fixing material is available on-site. Please note remaining posters cannot be stored and will be disposed.

Guided Poster Sessions

There will be two guided poster sessions held on:

  • Wednesday, February 25, 2015, 2:15 pm–3:15 pm (First Floor)
  • Thursday, February 26, 2015, 2:15 pm–3:15 pm (First Floor)

 During these sessions, poster presenters are available for discussion and questions. Poster presenters are kindly asked to remove their poster at the end of the last poster session on Thursday, February 26, 2015 or on Friday before noon at the latest. Please note remaining posters cannot be stored and will be disposed. 


All authors are kindly asked to register at the early bird rate until December 2, 2014. Please note that the acceptance of your abstract does not include congress registration. At least one author (the first or the presenting author) is therefore kindly asked to register for the congress. The abstract will otherwise not be reviewed and waived from the scientific committee.

Contact Scientific Secretariat 

If you have any questions concerning abstract submission, please contact MCI Deutschland GmbH:

Scientific Secretariat
Phone: +49 (0)30 20 45 948
Fax:      +49 (0)30 20 45 950
E-mail:  gth-secretariat(at)

Book of Abstracts

PDF Download: GTH Book of Abstracts

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