APCB 2021

8th - 10th Oct 2021 | Malaysia
Malaysia Standard Time, GMT/UTC +08:00

Abstract Submission Guidelines

Target Audience
Physicians and care providers who care for patients with disorders of the larynx, pharynx, esophagus, and lungs.
This event is designed to provide education for pulmonologists, otolaryngologists, gastroenterologists and thoracic surgeons.

Call for abstracts (Oral presentation / e-Poster Presentation)
Delegates are encouraged to submit abstracts for oral and e-poster presentations online.
(Abstracts may be selected for oral or e-Poster presentation only)

Deadline for abstract submission: 31 July 2021.

All abstract submissions must be in English.

Topics/ Categories:
Delegates are invited to submit abstracts in the following sub-categories:

  • Overview of bronchology and interventional pulmonology
  • Education and training of bronchology and interventional pulmonology
  • Artificial Intelligence (AI) applications in bronchology and interventional pulmonology
  • Interventional strategies for central airway obstruction
  • Interventional strategies for asthma
  • Interventional strategies for COPD
  • Interventional strategies for endobronchial tuberculosis
  • Pleural diseases
  • Transthoracic needle biopsy
  • Early lung cancer treatment
  • Lung cancer diagnostic technologies
  • Complications of interventional pulmonary procedures
  • Management of airway/esophageal fistulas
  • Airway stents
  • Rare airway diseases
  • Rigid bronchoscopy vs flexible bronchoscopy
  • Interventional strategies in diffuse parenchymal lung disease
  • Anesthesia in interventional pulmonology
  • Navigation technologies in pulmonary nodules
  • Translational medicine in bronchology and interventional pulmonology
  • Paediatric bronchology and interventional pulmonology
Submission Procedure
  • Before submitting your abstract, you will have to register and pay as a delegate by creating a personal account in the APCB 2021 website.
  • Please use the account and password you have created before to submit your abstract.
  • Please make sure all the submitted information is accurate before the submission deadline.
  • Only the accepted abstracts of fully registered and paid delegates will be included in the final scientific program. The presenting author is expected to attend the congress and present his/her abstract.


Length, style and formatting
  • Abstracts should have a clear hypothesis and methodology, list all author names and institutions, and designate a corresponding author.
  • The body of text can be a maximum of 400 words and include 1 figure or table as an image file. Tables and figures do not count towards the total word count.
  • Abstracts should be written in a structured format and include: Title, Authors’ names, Authors’ affiliations, Background, Methods, Results and Conclusion.
  • Case reports are also acceptable and should be identified as such on the submission form. Case reports should be structured as follows: Title, Authors’ names, Authors’ affiliations, Background, Case report and Conclusion.
  • The abstract title should begin with a capital letter followed by lower case lettering.
  • Abstracts should be saved in Word document format (*.doc) and should not exceed 1MB in file size.
  • You must use the abstract template. Download the abstract template.


Oral Presentation
  • Oral presentations are 7 minutes
  • Format: PowerPoint


e-Poster Presentation
  • Text, figures and images may be included
  • File format: PDF (.pdf)
  • File size: Maximum 5MB
  • Minimum Font Size: 10pt
  • In inches/cm: 18”/45.72cm width and 32”/81.28cm height
  • Format: 9:16


Notification of Acceptance 

  • All abstracts submitted online will be reviewed by the Scientific Committee.
  • Abstracts may be selected for oral or e-Poster presentations.
  • Information regarding acceptance will be sent to the abstract submitter once confirmed.
  • Instructions for preparation of oral and e-Poster presentations will be sent together with the acceptance notification.
  • The presenting author is required to ensure that all co-authors are aware of the contents of the abstract.
  • Please note that all abstracts accepted for presentation will be published on the website prior to the congress.
Click here to go to Abstract Submission Section
Event Info:
  • 8th - 10th Oct 2021
  • Malaysia
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