Call For Abstracts

Thank you for your interest in submitting an abstract to ACC Middle East 2022 Together With 13th Emirates Cardiac Society Congress.

The abstract submission site is now closed. Acceptance notifications will be sent out by Friday, 29 July, 2022. For any questions regarding your submission, please contact Robin Young at ryoung@acc.org.

Key Policies

  • Abstracts and cases are not eligible for consideration if they have been presented at any major conference or published previously (whether in print or electronically).
  • Only submitters who are under 40 years old and currently reside in the Middle East and North Africa region are eligible to win the travel scholarship to ACC.23/WCC.
  • The submitting author acts on behalf of all co-authors and in submitting an abstract, transfers to the American College of Cardiology the copyright and all other rights in the material comprising the submission if the abstract is accepted. Co-authors reserve the following: a) all proprietary rights other than copyright, such as patent rights; and b) the right to use all or part of the abstract in future works of their own. The American College of Cardiology, as holder of the copyright on the accepted abstract, reserves all rights of reproduction, distribution, performance, display, and the right to create derivative works in both print and digital formats.

Acceptance & Rejection

The reviewers will judge the abstracts according to the scientific or clinical value, relevance to the conference, suitability of methods to aims, conclusions confirmed by objective results, objectivity of statements, description of methods used, ethics, originality of work, standard of English and overall impression.

Upon completion of the evaluation of submitted abstracts, an ‘Accepted’ or ‘Rejected’ email will be sent to authors. Accepted abstracts will be presented as posters at the conference. Upon acceptance of an author’s submission, the following instructions below are applicable:

  • The presenting author of the presentation should confirm their attendance upon receiving the acceptance email within one week.
  • Accepted authors will receive one complimentary registration pass that will be assigned and sent up to 10 days prior to the conference.
  • Authors who confirm presence will receive a free unique communication code based on their category of submission up to 10 days before the conference. This code shall be the reference to your science throughout the conference.
  • If you need to withdraw your abstract, a written statement listing the reasons for this decision must be sent to Robin Young at ryoung@acc.org by no later than Thursday, 1 September, 2022.


It is the intent of the conference to provide high quality sessions focused on educational content that is free from commercial influence or bias.

A disclosure form identifying commercial relationships or conflict of interest for all co-authors must be completed by the submitting author, if their abstract has been accepted for publication. The submitting author signs and verifies disclosure on behalf of all co-authors. Disclosure information for accepted abstracts will be made available to the conference attendees.