• We invite submissions for oral paper presentations only. 
  • Accepted abstracts of the highest quality will be included in the 1st QIConSPINE Virtual Conference 2022 program. 
  • Authors of the selected papers will be invited for a virtual podium presentation, followed by a Q&A session. 
  • The last date for Abstract submission will be on 20 April 2022

Rules for submission of abstracts 

Before submitting an abstract, please read the 'rules for submission of abstracts and the 'guidelines on abstract submission' stated below.

  • Participants must submit the abstract via this website only. Faxed or emailed abstracts will not be considered. 
  • Please ensure that the paper has not already been published or presented anywhere else. 
  • The submitting author must ensure that all co-authors (if any) are aware of the content of the abstract before submission.
  • Submission of the abstract will imply the consent of all its authors. 
  • Abstracts authors need to ensure their paper has been approved by relevant authorities, where applicable. 
  • The presenting author must be listed as the first author. Please note that the submitting author will receive all correspondence about the abstract, so we advise that the submitting author's entered details are the exact details as those of the presenting author. 
  • Abstract acceptance/rejection will be notified through email to the submitting author by 30 April 2022. 
  • The presenting author of an accepted abstract needs to register as a delegate before 5 May 2022 to be included in the conference session. 
  • Please ensure the abstract has been checked for content and data validity before submission. Abstracts may not be edited/updated after final submission. 
  • The research study should have been completed at the time of submission. The panel may consider ongoing studies only in exceptional circumstances. 

Key dates

  • The last date for abstract submission is on 20 April 2022
  • Notification of abstract acceptance is on 30 April 2022
  • Once the abstract is accepted for presentation, the presenting author must register for the conference on or before 5 May 2022 

Guidelines on Abstract Submission 

  • Abstract should be neatly typed in Times New Roman font size 12. 
  • Author details must include 
  • Full name of all authors 
  • Affiliation: Department, Institution / Hospital 
  • Email address and Contact no. (with country code) 
  • Kindly clearly indicate the presenting author while providing the details 
  • Abstract title - Concise and appropriate 
  • Body of abstract - limited to 500 words. 
  • Layout - Abstracts must be submitted with the following sections:
    1. Objectives/ Background
    2. Methodology
    3. Results
    4. Conclusion
    5. References are not to be included as they will also be accounted for in the word count.

The abstract must be an original research paper, a quality improvement program, or a study to improve the patient experience.

Abstract Selection process 

  • Abstracts related to the theme of this conference will be considered for the shortlisting. 
  • All shortlisted abstracts will undergo peer-review before being accepted for presentation. 
  • You can direct your queries regarding abstract submission to jkader@hamad.qa or PShenoy@hamad.qa – Abstract committee chair. 
  • If you have any technical problems in the submission process, please send an email with the error message or problem you face to Webmail Group Web@hamad.qa.

Click here to submit your abstracts.