Online Abstract Submission

Abstract Submission: by June 10(Sun), 2018

Submission Process

STEP 01 Presenting Author’s Information STEP 02 Co-author’s Information STEP 03 Abstract Details & Application for award or grant STEP 04 Confirmation

STEP 01 Presenting Author’s Information STEP 02 Co-author’s Information STEP 03 Abstract Details & Application for award or grant STEP 04 Confirmation


  • All abstracts must be submitted via the APDW 2018 website ONLY.
  • All abstracts must be written in English, including the title, abstract text, names of the authors, affiliations, figure and graph.
  • Abstracts should contain original material that has neither been published nor presented at another International meeting at the time of submission. In addition, abstracts should not be submitted to international meetings which take place before the APDW 2018. However, abstracts submitted to, or presented at, local and national meetings may be submitted. If applicable, the abstract should state: "This research has been approved by an ethical committee".
  • When you submit an abstract online, your abstract will be automatically edited according to the Journal of Gastroenterology and Hepatology (JGH) Supplement’s format. It is the authors’ responsibility to review the submissions and correct them. Please proofread your abstract before the submission deadline.
Abstract Structure & Character Limit
  • The title should be written in initial capital/ lower case form, not all capital within 40 words.
  • Author and co-authors’ name should be surname-last format, initial capital/ lower case, not all capitals.
  • Only up to 15 authors including a presenting author will be listed in each abstract.
  • Author and co-authors’ affiliation should contain institution, city and country.
  • The abstract should be as informative as possible. The abstract text for the original article should include: Background/Aims, Methods, Results, Conclusion within 300 words (without a table, figure or graph) or within 250 words (with a table, figure or graph).
  • One table, figure or graph can be included in one abstract and must be cited in the abstract text. A table, figure or graph should be uploaded in our submission system in JPEG, or PNG file format. The maximum file size of each graph/ image is 500 KB. The maximum pixel size of the graph/ image is 600(w) x 800(h) pixel.
  • No more than five keywords are requested for each abstract.
Abstract Topic
Field Topics
  • Basic Science/Pathology
  • Cholestasis and Gallstones
  • Neoplasia
  • Others
  • Upper GI
  • Enteroscopy
  • Capsule Endoscopy
  • Colonoscopy
  • ERCP
  • EUS
  • Enteral Dilatation and Stenting
  • Interventional Radiology
  • Others
  • Basic Science/Pathology
  • Functional
  • GERD
  • Barrett's Esophagus
  • Neoplasia
  • Others
Gastric and Duodenal
  • Basic Science/Pathology
  • Functional
  • H. pylori
  • Upper GI Bleeding
  • Neoplasia
  • Others
  • Basic Science/Pathology
  • Acute Hepatitis
  • Viral Hepatitis B
  • Viral Hepatitis C
  • Alcoholic Liver Disease
  • NAFLD and Metabolic Disorders
  • Autoimmune Liver Disease
  • Cirrhosis and Complications
  • Acute Liver Failure
  • Radiology
  • HCC
  • Neoplasia other than HCC
  • Others
Field Topics
Lower GI
  • Basic Science/Pathology
  • Microbiology
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS)
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD)
  • Lower GI Bleeding
  • Neoplasia
  • Others
  • Basic Science/Pathology
  • Pancreatitis
  • Endocrine Tumors
  • Neoplasia
  • Others
  • Pediatric
Small Intestine
  • Basic Science/Pathology
  • Nutrition
  • Small Intestinal Bleeding
  • Nerve Gut and Motility
  • Neoplasia
  • Others
  • Basic Science/Pathology
  • Upper GI
  • Lower GI
  • Hepatobiliary
  • Nutrition and Obesity
  • Postoperative Complications
  • Laparoscopic Techniques
  • Transplantation
  • Pediatric Surgery
  • Others
  • You may apply for the APDWF/JGHF Young Investigator Award (Oral presentation), APDW Posters of Distinction Award (E-poster presentation) or APDWF/JGHF Travel Grant (both of Oral and E-poster presentation) during your online abstract submission process. For more details, please click here.
  • If you do not complete the online submission process, your information will be saved until you return later to complete your submission. Please note that your submission must be completed before the submission deadline.
  • A confirmation of the receipt of abstract will be automatically sent to the submitter, presenting author and corresponding author by e-mail upon completion of on-line submission. The contact details you provide must coincide with those of the presenting author and corresponding author, otherwise the presenter will not receive important information about the allocated session(s).
  • The acceptance of abstracts will be notified by e-mail to the presenting author and corresponding author. It may also be found on ‘My page’ of the APDW 2018 website.
  • Upon acceptance of your abstract, the presenting author is expected to register and present the abstracts at the Oral Session or Poster Presentation. The abstract will be published in the congress abstract book only if the presenting author is registered with full payment by August 12, 2018.
  • If on-line submission is not available, please contact the secretariat at .
  • At the first stage of abstract submission, you are required to choose in which meeting you would like to submit your abstract: APDW 2018 or KDDW 2018.
  • If your abstract is submitted and accepted to APDW 2018, your abstract will be published in the supplement of Journal of Gastroenterology and Hepatology (JGH).
  • If your abstract is submitted and accepted to KDDW 2018, your abstract will be published in the supplement of Gut and Liver. Please click here for more information on the KDDW 2018 abstract submission.
Abstract Submission Deadline
June 10, 2018
Registration Deadline
August 12, 2018
September 30, 2018