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WSM 2024 abstract submission

Abstract submission to WSM 2024 is now open

We would like to invite you to submit your abstract to WSM 2024. All accepted abstracts will be invited to display a poster during the conference and have their abstract published in the online supplement of Anaesthesia. Top scoring abstracts will selected for poster presentation during the conference and will be eligible for cash prizes.

Why submit?

Presenting at conferences can enhance your portfolio and positively impact your scientific career. 

  • Present your work to your peers at an international meeting 
  • Have your abstract published in an online supplement of the world's #1 anaesthetic journal Anaesthesia 
  • Have opportunities to display and present your work by poster display and possible poster presentation in front of the conference delegates 
  • Join poster discussion session and meet and discuss your work with the Anaesthesia Editors and members of the Association Board during the conference 
  • Receive cash prizes for winning presentations 
  • Receive evidence letter of publication and presentation to enhance your portfolio

Abstract submission

Abstracts can be submitted in any of the following categories: 

  • Audit & quality improvement 
  • Case reports or case studies 
  • Original research 
  • Survey

The deadline for submission to the main abstract categories is 23:59 on Wednesday 9 August 2023.

Submit your abstracts now

NELA sponsored Trainee Poster prize


The National Emergency Laparotomy Audit (NELA) are sponsoring a trainee poster prize at WSM 2024. This is for the best abstract and poster describing work undertaken in your hospital to improve care for patients having, or considered for, an emergency laparotomy.

The criteria for a successful abstract and poster will be judged on: 

  • Original approach or innovation, or use of improvement methodology 
  • Extent of multidisciplinary and/or multispecialty involvement 
  • The degree to which NELA data has been used and/or addressing NELA key standards of care 
  • Demonstration of an improvement in care, which could be improvements in processes or outcomes

The deadline for submission to the NELA Trainee Poster prize abstract category is 23:59 on Wednesday 9 August 2023.

Submit your abstracts now to the NELA Trainee Poster prize category>>