Abstract Submission Application for the SCST Annual Conference 2024

Call for Abstracts for the 2024 SCST Annual Conference. This is open to members and non-members. SCST would like to invite you to submit your abstract for presentation at the SCST Annual Conference to be held on Friday, 22th of November at Austin Court, Birmingham. We would be pleased to consider abstracts from undergraduate student projects as well as from experienced cardiac scientists. 

Suggested Topics include: (ECG, Pacing, Echocardiography, EP)

  • Description of local service
  • Service Evaluation
  • Quality Improvement
  • Original Research or audit findings
  • Patient education poster

Abstracts are invited for submission no later than 5pm on September 27th, 2024. We will notify you of our decision by no later than October 25th, 2024.

All abstracts will be reviewed and scored by a panel of experts based on quality and originality. The highest scoring abstracts will be invited to deliver a short oral presentation. A panel of judges will make an award for the best abstract on the day. Other accepted abstracts will be invited to present in poster form. Please indicate with your submission if you would like to be considered for poster presentation only. Abstracts which are not of sufficient quality will be rejected.

Posters will be featured in the exhibitor area on the day. The presenter is responsible for printing and providing the poster on the day of the conference. All accepted abstracts will be published in the SCST Journal.

Submission guidelines:

  • All abstracts should be submitted via the submission page on the SCST website
  • Abstract submissions should be a maximum of 250 words in length
  • Please use a coherent structure for your abstract. We recommend: Introduction/Background, Aim/Purpose, Methods, Results, Conclusion
  • The name(s) of the author(s) must be preceded by initials only, the main presenter should be the first author.
  • Omit titles and degrees.
  • Include email address of the main presenter.
  • Identify centres/institutions involved.
  • Accepted posters should be produced in A2 landscape size for the conference (42.0 cm high x 59.4 cm wide or 16.5 inches high x 23.4 inches wide). If you have not received an email confirmation of receipt from SCST within 10 working days of submission, please re-submit the abstract or contact us via the website contact form
  • All presenters need to register for the Annual Conference.

Abstract Submission Form 2024

Your Name(Required)
The name(s) of the author(s) must be preceded by initials only, the main presenter should be the first author. Omit titles and degrees.
Maximum of 250 words. Please use a coherent structure for your abstract. We recommend: Introduction/Background, Aim/Purpose, Methods, Results, Conclusion.
I DO NOT wish to deliver a short oral presentation at the SCST Annual Conference.
The highest scoring abstracts will be invited to deliver a short oral presentation. Other accepted abstracts will be invited to present in poster form. Please indicate if you would like to be considered for poster presentation only.