Abstract Submission

Abstract Submission

Abstract Submission is now Closed!

Extended abstract submission deadline was: Tuesday, March 12, 2024 (midnight CDT – Chicago)

Notification to presenters (accepted\ rejected) will be sent by mid-May.

Rules for submission

Please read the submission rules before submitting an abstract.

  • Abstracts must be submitted online via the website only. Abstracts submitted by fax or e-mail will not be accepted.
  • Presentation Type: Abstracts may be submitted for Poster or Oral Presentation.
  • The Scientific Committee will determine whether the abstract will be accepted for oral presentation, with  consideration given to the author’s preference.
  • Abstracts must be received by the announced deadline. Abstracts received after the deadline will not be considered.
  • A maximum of 3 abstracts per presenting author may be submitted.
  • The presenting author is required to ensure that all co-authors are aware of the content of the abstract and agree to its submission, before submitting the abstract.
  • Presenting authors must be registered participants. Only abstracts of authors who have paid their registration fees will be scheduled for presentation and included for publication.
  • Submission of an abstract acknowledges your acceptance for the abstract to be published in the official Congress publications.
  • Abstracts containing new and original information and not published elsewhere will be prioritized.
  • Abstracts must be submitted in English. All abstracts should be submitted and presented in clear English with accurate grammar and spelling of a quality suitable for publication.
  • Travel Grant application form is available inside the abstract submission form. Candidates must be neurosurgery residents with interest in stereotactic and functional neurosurgery, or neurosurgery fellows specializing in this field, and must have submitted an abstract to the meeting.

Guidelines for submission

Before you begin, please prepare the following information:

  1. Presenting author’s contact details:
    – Full first and family name(s)
    – Email address
    – Affiliation details: department, institution / hospital, city, state (if relevant), country
    – Phone number
  2. Author and co-authors’ details.
  3. Preferred Presentation type: Poster or Oral. ​
  4. Abstract title – must be in UPPER CASE and limited to 25 words.
  5. Abstract text - limited to 350 words including acknowledgements.
  6. Abstract topic – select the abstract topic per the list of topics.
  7. Images – The maximum file size of an image is 500 KB. The maximum pixel size of the graph/image is 600(w) x 800(h) pixel. You may upload images in JPG, GIF or PNG format.
  8. The abstract should contain the following information (without the headings):
    – Introduction
    – Methods
    – Results
    – Conclusions
  9. Use only standard abbreviations. Place special or unusual abbreviations in parentheses after the full word the first time it appears.
  10. Use generic names of drugs. The presentation must be balanced and contain no commercial promotional content.
  11. Submissions may not contain patient names, hospital ID numbers or other identifying information.
  12. The submission form allows you to store your abstract as a DRAFT until the deadline. After the deadline if not submitted, drafts will be deleted.
  13. Click on the SUBMIT button at the end of the process in order to submit your abstract. You can make changes to your submitted abstract by the deadline. After the submission deadline abstracts cannot be modified or corrected.
    You will receive an abstract ID number via email after you have submitted your abstract. Please refer to this abstract number in all correspondence regarding the abstract.
    Please contact us at wssfn_abstracts@kenes.com if you have not received confirmation that your abstract has been submitted.
  14. Please do not submit multiple copies of the same abstract.


If you have any questions, please contact us at: wssfn_abstracts@kenes.com