Call for Abstracts

The 3rd Annual Veterinary Diagnostic Conference and Asian Expo for Veterinary Medicines and Equipment

Call for Abstracts


Abstracts are solicited for oral and poster presentations at the 3rd Annual Veterinary Diagnostic Conference - China, to be held in Hangzhou, China from June 25th to 27th, 2021.


Submission deadline: March 31, 2021

Languages: English (font size 12, Times New Roman) or Chinese (with English title).

English Format:

· Title: The abstract should have an informative and concise title in sentence case.

· Authors & affiliations: List all authors and their institutions, with the presenting author’s name in bold.

· Layout: The abstract should be written in narrative form, and the body text should include brief introduction, methods, results, discussion and conclusion. The abstract can be either a single paragraph or divided into subsections. There is a limit of 400 words or 2,500 characters (including spaces) for the abstract body text. Title, authors, and institutions will not be counted. The abstract may include references to support the content; such references are included in the word/character count.

· Content: The content must pertain to any topic of veterinary laboratory diagnostic science, excluding clinical diagnostic tools such as imaging (radiology, MRI, ultrasound). The abstract must be able to stand alone and provide readers with enough information to assess scientific soundness of the work and its relevance to veterinary diagnostic science.

Chinese format: Abstracts in Chinese shall follow the same general layout as described above, except that the word and character limits do not apply. However, the abstract length should be limited to one page in A4 paper format.

For sample abstracts, click here for English, click here for Chinese.

How to submit: Please submit abstracts by completing the Submission Form and email to Dr. Jianfa Bai at: jbai@vet.ksu.edu, with the subject line: “2021 AVDC Abstract”.

Student presentation awards: Registered student presenters are eligible for student presentation awards.  Detailed requirement and selection criteria will be announced at a later date.

Abstract review and Notification: All submitted abstracts will be reviewed by the Conference Organizing Committee and submitters notified on their acceptability as oral or poster presentations by May 14, 2021. Although submitters may indicate a preference for presentation format, the Organizing Committee reserves the right to assign papers to either oral or poster presentation format. Accepted abstracts will be published in the conference proceedings.

Please be aware of the following:

Abstract acceptance does NOT include conference registration (except for student presenters who will be given complimentary registration upon presentation of a valid student ID). All presenters need to register for the conference. Please visit www.avdc-china.com for more details. 

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