Abstracts

The Changing Face of Travel Medicine: Anticipating its Global Impact



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Deadline for abstract submission has been extended: 28 February 2021



To submit your abstract, please go to https://cistm17.abstractserver.com/submission/#/login. For questions regarding your abstract submission, please contact the CISTM17 abstract team at CISTMSPC@istm.org. Please note: you will need to establish a unique account on the abstract server website. Your ISTM username and account login will not work in that program. If you submitted an abstract for CISTM16, you can use the same account as before.

Call for Abstracts

The Scientific Program Committee of the 17th Conference of the International Society of Travel Medicine (CISTM17) would like to invite you to submit an abstract to present your latest work. Oral and Poster presentation abstracts can be submitted here. All abstracts will be reviewed by the Scientific Committee. Review the Abstract Submission Guidelines for detailed information on how to structure your submission.

Abstract Topics

The Changing Face of Travel Medicine: Anticipating it's Global Impact was chosen to be the theme of this conference, recognizing the impact of our changing world on travellers and how we must accommodate for the global impact in our everyday work as travel medicine professionals.

Abstracts should be submitted under the following categories:

  • Air Travel
  • Communication and Technology
  • Destination
  • Disaster/Conflicts/Military
  • During Travel (accessing medical care)
  • Education/Training
  • Emerging Infections
  • Global Travel Trends
  • Impact on Host Country (responsible travel)
  • Infectious Diseases (including antimicrobial resistance)
  • Mental Health
  • Migrants
  • Non-Infectious Disease Travel Risks (pulmonary embolism, jet lag, environment, injuries, trauma, security)
  • One Health and Zoonoses
  • Post Travel
  • Pre-Travel prep/advice
  • Special Traveller (pregnancy, pediatrics, elderly, immunosuppressed, students, business travelers, military, long-stay travelers/expatriates)
  • Special Activities (altitude, diving, eco-tourism, expeditions, mass gatherings, medical relief, medical tourism, voluntourism, wilderness)
  • Traveller's Diarrhoea
  • Tropical Infectious Diseases
  • Vaccines

Abstract Submission

All abstracts should be submitted through the Abstract Submission Website. NOTE: you will need to establish a unique account on the abstract server website although if you submitted an abstract for CISTM16, the same account can be used. For questions regarding your abstract submission, contact the CISTM17 abstract team at CISTMSPC@istm.org.

Important Dates

28 February 2021: Abstract Submission Deadline

April 2021: Notice of acceptance status to authors
Please note that only the corresponding author will receive mail concerning the abstract and is responsible for informing all co-authors of the status of the abstract. Authors whose abstracts have been accepted will receive instructions for the presentation of their abstract.

30 April 2021: Deadline for author Congress registration
Please note that authors must have registered to attend the CISTM17 by this date to present their abstract.