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Information for Authors



 General information

Submitted abstracts will be assessed by the Council and allocated on the basis of the scores to Plenary, Short Papers (oral), or Poster sessions. Submissions may be in the categories of Oesophagogastric, Hepatopancreatobiliary or Bariatric. Abstracts of a general upper GI nature should be submitted in the most appropriate or any category. Abstracts should not have been presented elsewhere at the time of submission. Please note that all accepted abstracts, whether for oral presentation or poster presentation, will be published in the AUGIS Programme and on the British Journal of Surgery website (citable).

Plenary and Short Paper Presentations

All presentations throughout the meeting will be delivered using PowerPoint format and authors will be sent detailed guidelines prior to the conference.

Poster Presentations

Posters will be displayed for the duration of the meeting. Poster presenters will be sent detailed guidance notes on the poster rounds and adjudication in advance of the Scientific Meeting.


  • All abstracts chosen for presentation will now be contacted by Friday 14th July 2017
  • Successful authors will be required to register for the meeting. Please go the registration page for more details.

We recommend you apply for study leave well before this date to ensure that you are able to present your work at the meeting.