Submission Guideline

  1. Submitted abstracts to the congress will be evaluated as oral and poster presentations. The abstracts will only be evaluated if they have been sent via e-mail to issc@istanbul.edu.tr . The abstracts must be prepared according to this guideline. The abstracts that are not prepared according to the required format will be rejected.

  2. The abstracts may be written in English, French or Turkish. The abstract must be written in the same language that will be used during presentation. The abstract must consist minimum of 150 and maximum of 250 words.

  3. The abstracts must include all necessary information that will enable the reader to comprehend and evaluate the study thoroughly.

  4. The given names and surnames of all the authors must be written explicitly. When there are several authors involved in the submitted study, the name of the author who will present it must be underlined.

  5. The authors’affiliations must be written explicitly in all submissions. For all oral presentations and posters, all authors’ e-mail, affiliation, phone and other contact information must be included in the e-mail sent during submission. All information about the congress will be announced in the congress website.

  6. The abstract must be written using “Times New Roman” font, size 12, in 1,5 space. The title and the authors’ names should be centered and the text of the abstract must be justified. The titles must be written in bold type using capital letters. The authors’ first names must be written in bold type using lower case letters and their surnames must be written in bold type using capital letters.

  7. In the abstract, contents such as tables, figures or pictures must not be included.

  8. No internet sources may be used as references in the abstract.Making citations from internet sources such as Wikipedia will be an important reason for the submission to be rejected.

  9. The abstract must include a minimum of 3 and a maximum of 7 keywords.

  10. The poster must be 50×70 cm. in size and must include sections of abstract, introduction, aim, scope, method, results and conclusions. All posters must include a title of the study and all the authors’ names/surnames and affiliations right below that.

  11. The accepted oral presentations and posters will be announced in the congress website and will be published in the proceedings book. All participants are required to present their oral presentations and posters.

  12. After the submissions are sent via e-mail to the address mentioned above, the reviewing process will be started. Based on the reviewer decisions the participants will present their oral presentations or posters If the review process results in a negative evaluation then the submitted work in question will the rejected and will not be included in the congress programme. The authors of rejected submissions may not demand or enforce any requests to the committees of the congress. These rights only belong to the congress.

  13. If the submitted work is a research or involves implementation then the presentation must be prepared using sections in order of abstract, introduction, aim, scope, method, limitations, research question, the limitations of the study in general, results and conclusion.

  14. If the submitted work is a review, meta analysis or a case presentation then the presentation must be prepared using sections in order of abstract, introduction, aim, scope, results and conclusion.

  15. If the submitted work is a research study or involves an implementation and consists of a field or a laboratory experiment or mentions a name of an official/private institution then a research ethics committee approval for the experiments and an official permission from the institution in question must be stated in the method section. The ethics committee approval or official permission of the institution must be written in detail including the date and the number of the official document, the name of the committee or the institution in the method section. The congress will not undertake any responsibilities and accept any liabilities. All responsibilities belong to the author(s).

  16. If the submitted work is based on a thesis or a dissertation then this information must be provided as a footnote. If this information is not provided, all liabilities due to that will belong to the author(s) whose names are included in the abstract. The congress and the organization committess can not be held responsible. All responsibilities completely belong to the author(s).