Call for Abstracts - AUGIS 2024

New closing date: Monday 1st July at 9am

Submit your abstract for the  27th AUGIS Annual Scientific Meeting taking place at the Bridgewater Hall, Manchester from Wednesday 11 – Friday 13 September 2024 

AUGIS welcomes submissions for the following categories:

  • Allied Health Professionals/CNS’
  • Benign Upper GI
  • Bariatrics
  • Emergency Surgery
  • Equality, Diversity & Inclusion
  • HPB
  • Medical Students
  • OG Cancer 
  • Sustainability in Surgery

Please note that abstracts accepted and presented at AUGIS 2024 will be published online with the British Journal of Surgery after the event.


Closing date for submissions extended to: 9am on Monday 1st July 2024
Notification date: Monday 22 July 2024

Abstract submission is online through Oxford Abstracts. You will need to log into your Oxford Abstract account or if you do not have account you will need to set one up. 

Click here to submit your abstract:
Contact if if you have any questions. 

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Presentation Categories

Abstract accepted for submission will be considered for:

  • Free Papers - Oral Presentation (relevant sub-specialty)
  • Short Oral Presentation – E-Poster (relevant sub-specialty)
  • Video presentations  - either within a Free Paper session or in the Short Oral Presentation session

Successful authors will be notified by email as to which session their abstract has been accepted for. Please note that we cannot accommodate requests to present in specific session as all abstracts are reviewed and marked by the Abstract Marking committee and assigned their session spot as appropriate. We cannot respond to requests to change presentation sessions or categories.

Submission information

Welcome to the Abstract Submission page for the 27th AUGIS Annual Scientific Meeting which will be taking place from 11 - 13 September 2024  at the Bridgewater Hall in Manchester

Please note the following when submitting your abstract:

  • If your abstract is accepted you will need to ensure that yourself or one of the abstract co-authors registers to attend the meeting. 
  • Please ensure you complete all relevant sections for your submission and keep within the word count for each section. If your word count is over the limit for each, the additional text will be omitted in  publications.The word limit for each section is as follows: Title - 50 words, Background - 100 words, Method - 100 words, Results - 100 words, Conclusion - 100 words.
  • We would ask that you do not submit your abstract in CAPS only as it will then require editing. 
  • If you are including graphics, tables or illustrations in your abstract, please keep these to a minimum and please note that the quality of replication in any future publication may be of a different and lower quality. 
  • The abstract text must not contain any details which may identify the unit/trust/author. Your abstract may be rejected if it contains any identifying information 
  • Please check your submission for grammar, spelling and format as we cannot change your abstract submission once the closing date has passed.
  • There should be only one presenting author for your abstract
  • If you are submitting a video:  
    • Videos should be approximately 4 – 5 minutes in duration
    • Non-professional productions and voice-over
    • Please use a platform such as Vimeo or You Tube (private) and copy the link to your video into the relevant “Video Submissions” section on the abstract submission portal.

Please contact if you have any questions. 

Click here to submit your  abstract via the Oxford Abstracts online portal

To find out more about the meeting and to register please click here

Presentation details

Free Papers Oral Presentations 

These will be presented in the specialty Parallel sessions on Thursday 12th September. Presenters will be given four minutes to present their work followed by two minutes to answer questions. The best presentation from each parallel session/subspecialty category will be awarded a Best Free Paper Presentation Prize. Prize winners from the Free Papers parallel sessions will progress on to the present their work in the AUGIS Prize Paper Session on Friday 13th September. 

Short Oral Presentations 

These will be presented as one-slide oral presentations in the lunchtime session on Thursday 12th September. Presenters will be given one minute to present their work and then time to answer questions. All presentations will be on the AUGIS app and the best presentation from each session/subspecialty will be awarded a Best Short Oral Presentation Prize.

Video Presentations

The highest scoring video presentations will be put forward to either present in the Free Papers session or as part of the Short Oral Presentation Sessions. The best overall video presentation will be awarded a Best Video Presentation Prize.