ASM Poster Exhibition

Poster Exhibition 51st Annual Scientific Meeting 2018

You are invited to submit abstracts for posters to be exhibited at the Meeting. All abstracts will be subject to review; those accepted by the Scientific Programme Committee will be invited to either exhibit their poster throughout the Meeting or present in a plenary session. All accepted abstracts will be published as a supplement to the British Journal of Pain, which will be available as a hard copy in the conference pack and electronically for members to download from the website at the conclusion of the ASM.

DEADLINE FOR SUBMISSIONS : Monday 11th December 2017 at midday (12:00)  



Please ensure you read the guidelines set out below before submitting an abstract. See also “Tips on writing a good abstract for the Annual Scientific Meeting” written by the Chair of the Scientific Programme Committee. Seers, K (2014), Pain News, September 2014, pg 149 CLICK HERE

Poster Abstract Submission Guidelines

Poster abstracts must conform to the following guidelines:

  • Contact for correspondence and email address of first author
  • Abstracts must include a Title, Background, Aims, Method, Results, and Conclusion.
  • The abstract will be submitted using the text boxes on the online submission form, the word counts are as follows: Background -150 words, Aims -50 words, Methods -150 words, Results -150 words, Conclusion - 100 words.
  • Tables and Figures should not be included in the abstract, although they can be included in your poster at the exhibition. Please ensure that appropriate references and contact email addresses are included on your poster.
  • An individual can only be presenter/corresponding author for two posters, although they may be a named author on more posters
  • Conflict of Interest:
    Authors must declare any financial support received or any conflict of interests on their poster abstract.
  • Ethical Guidelines:
    Abstracts must conform to the Home Office license requirements for animal research and to the International Association for the Study of Pain’s ethical guidelines for animal research. To view the IASP guidelines for use of animals in research please click here. To view the guidelines for pain research in humans click here

Acceptance of Poster Abstracts

Each poster abstract will be assessed following the deadline of 11th December 2017 and only those accepted will be invited to exhibit at the Meeting. You will receive notification confirming whether your abstract has been accepted or declined in January. Often a poster has several authors, the Society will correspond with the first author, and it is the responsibility of this person to pass on any relevant information regarding the meeting to the intended presenter and/or other authors as necessary.

Reproduction of Abstracts

By submitting an abstract you automatically give us permission to publish your submission as part of a supplement to the British Journal of Pain which will be available as a hard copy in the conference pack and electronically for members to download from the website at the conclusion of the ASM.

Preparation and Display of Posters

On notification of acceptance of your poster, you will be sent details of where and the timings your poster is to be displayed. Posters should be A0 (portrait) the poster should identify the title of the paper and name the authors and their affiliations across the top. Text should be legible from 3ft and drawings and charts kept simple. Posters are fixed to the boards by Velcro fastening, which will be supplied.


If you have any queries regarding poster abstract submission please contact Ken Obbard on