Late Breaker Submission

Deadline for Late Breaker submission:

Monday, February 10, 2014
(midnight (00:00 CET)

Abstracts received after this deadline will not be accepted

Please submit your late breaker abstract here.


A late-breaking abstract should contain new information that was not yet known or fully available by the abstract submission deadline of November 25, 2013. The data in the abstract must not be published prior to the meeting.
The late-breaking abstract deadline is not an extension of the abstract submission deadline.
Late-breaking abstracts require a submission fee of Euro 100 per abstract to be paid upon submission.
This payment is non-refundable and is related to abstract submission only. It has no bearing on registration and does not guarantee that the abstract will be accepted for presentation at the International Liver Congress™ 2014.
Only late-breaking abstracts received with payment will be forwarded to the scientific committee for their consideration.
Notification regarding late-breaking abstract’s status (accepted or rejected) will be sent to the presenting author of the abstract by mid-March, 2014.

Guidelines for submission of abstracts

  • Abstracts are to be submitted via the congress website only.
  • Please follow the instructions listed below and in the abstract submission form step-by-step
  • All abstracts must be submitted and presented in English. Please use UK English spelling and have your abstract proofread for grammar and understanding.

Before you begin, please prepare the following information:

  • Presenting author's contact details; include full mailing address, office hours phone number and email address and fax number
  • Presentation type preference (poster presentation / oral presentation)
  • Author or authors' names: initial(s) of first name(s), family name
  • Affiliation details of all authors: department; institution / hospital; city; state/province (if relevant); country
  • Abstract title must be in UPPER CASE and is limited to 25 words
  • Abstract text limited to 250 words including acknowledgements
  • One table or figure can be included in the abstract if desired. The maximum file size of each graph is 500 KB. The maximum pixel size of the graph is 600(w) x 800(h) pixel. Images should be submitted in JPG, GIF or PNG format only. Please note that these may be resized to fit in the final printed material. EASL restricts the number of graph or table to 1 (one) per abstract submitted
  • Abstracts should be as informative as possible and must include the following sections:
    • Background and aims
    • Methods
    • Results
    • Conclusions (avoid evasive statements like "the findings will be discussed")
  • Use only standard abbreviations. Place special or unusual abbreviations in parentheses after the full word the first time it appears. Use generic names of drugs. Express numbers as numerals If copy-pasting the abstract from a word-processing software (for example Word), please check that all special characters appear in the right format. You can use the symbol button above the textbox to edit/add such characters
  • Attendance of presenting author: If an abstract is accepted, one author must attend the congress and present it in person. Acceptance of the abstract implies payment of the registration fee by the presenting author. Poster presenters must be present and stand by their posters during their assigned poster session
  • After having submitted your abstract, you will receive a confirmation by e-mail with your abstract reference number and personal address code and password. If you do not receive a confirmation by e-mail please contact

Should you wish to make corrections to an abstract already submitted or if you wish to submit other abstracts later, you may use your personal access codes.
Corrections to abstracts can only be made up to the deadline of February 10, 2014.

Abstract topic:
Please select the category under which the abstract is to be reviewed after consulting the list of categories.

Please do not submit multiple copies of the same abstract.
If you are unable to submit abstracts via the website, please contact

Embargo policy

Monday 24 March 2014 at 10:00 CEST - a large quantity of abstracts showing abstract title, author names and abstract data will be posted online two weeks ahead of the congress. These abstracts are publicly available and NOT under embargo.

A smaller quantity of abstracts will be retained and presented during the official EASL Press Office activities and/or in official EASL Press Office materials. These abstracts are under embargo until 6:00 GMT on the day the abstract is presented at the congress. Embargoed abstract titles, author and institute names will be made available on the congress website on Monday March 24, however, the related data will only be released at 6:00 GMT on the day of the abstract presentation.

For information regarding the embargo policy, please go to the Press & Media Webpage