You can now view the abstracts accepted for AUGIS 2019 with the BJS online.

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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. For 2019 we will also be accepting video submission.

Submissions may be in the following categories:

  • Upper GI Cancer
  • Benign Upper GI and Bariatrics
  • HPB

AUGIS would like to encourage abstract submissions from Trainee surgeons and also Allied Health Professionals, Dietitians and CNS’.

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).

Instructions for Presenters: 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.

Video Presentation

Please note that videos may be presented to delegates within the exhibition and poster presentation area.

  • Videos should be a total of 5 minutes duration with 3 minutes for discussion.
  • Only in-house productions will be accepted and ‘voiceover’ is compulsory.


  • All abstracts chosen for presentation will be contacted by Wednesday 7th August 2019
  • 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.

How to submit your Abstract:

To submit your abstract, you will need to follow the link which will take you to the log on page to register and then to complete your abstract:

Please note that you must:

  • complete your abstract using the online submission system only
  • Please use Arial Font (please do not complete in Upper Caps only) and keep within the word count as per the submission page and boxes.
  • There must be only one presenting author per submission.
  • The title and content of your submission must be anonymised and not mention any units/trusts on any other identifiable details. Any identifiable content will result in the abstract being rejected.
  • Remember that any changes to your abstract can only be done before the submission deadline date of 9am on 25th July 2019, so please ensure that you have checked all spelling, grammar, author details and affiliation details, as this cannot be changed once the deadline date has closed.

Please contact Nichola Bartlett (nichola@augis.org) if you have any queries.

Please click on the button below to submit your abstract