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Gdańsk 2023
Georg RAJKA Symposium
hybrid symposium (Gdańsk, PL)
August 31~September 2, 2023, 08:00 - 19:00

Gdańsk 2023 hybrid symposium (Gdańsk, PL)
Gdańsk 2023

➜ Guidelines + NEW SUBMISSION


We are inviting late-breaking abstract submissions for the 13th Georg RAJKA symposium of ISAD, Gdańsk 2023.

Abstracts for oral and poster presentations will represent the core of the scientific program at this meeting. Abstracts pertaining to human atopic dermatitis and related fields including animal models are appropriate.

Important dates (2023)

LBA submission deadline
inclusive, 23:59 Poland/CEST time
Saturday, Jun. 10th
Notice of Adjudication Monday, Jul. 3rd
Presenting author registration deadline Monday, Jul. 3rd
E-Poster submission site opens Monday, Jul. 3rd
Oral presenters deadline (Virtual/In-Person attendance) Wednesday, Aug. 23rd
E-Poster submission site closes Monday, Aug. 14th
Understand day included.

Abstract submission process

Abstracts will be accepted via this online submission system only (email submissions will not be accepted).

One can submit abstracts (one or many) on our platform with its personal account, and non-authors can submit on behalf of an author (who needs an account too for the follow up). The submitter warrants that he/she has the full power, authority and capacity to submit the abstract and agree to these terms and conditions.

An email acknowledgement of receipt of your submission(s) will be sent automatically to the submitter upon completion of the online submission, and to the presenting/corresponding author(s).

  • The deadline to submit your late-breaking abstract is Sat, 10th June 2023 (included); submitting authors and/or presenters may modify their submission(s) until this date. Late or incomplete submissions will not be accepted.
  • The official language is English only.
  • Read carefully the 3 agreements to accept at the end of the submission form (condition of acceptance, publication authorization, statement of responsibility, cf. platform)
  • Encore presentations are not accepted, even with updated study/data.

Abstract format

Please indicate your preference. Abstract submissions will be reviewed for presentations in one of two formats:

  • 1. oral presentation in the main program
  • 2. or poster presentation (via e-poster)

Every effort will be made to accommodate your request based on considerations regarding space availability and conference program themes. Please indicate in the online submission form if you will consider a poster presentation in the event if your abstract is not selected for an oral presentation. A few selected posters will be scheduled for short oral poster presentations.

Abstract topics

All abstracts submitted must address one of the conference topics for inclusion in the program. When submitting an abstract, please select the topic that your abstract most accurately applies to from the list below.

  • Mechanisms of disease and models
  • Topical treatment and phototherapy
  • Global Corporate Pharma perspectives
  • AD comorbidities
  • Travel grants and ISAD fellowships
  • Challenges in AD management
  • Therapeutic and technology innovation
  • Therapeutic patient education — poster only
  • Other — poster only

In addition, please describe accurately your abstract content with 2 or 3 keywords from the provided list in the form.

Abstracts selected for poster or oral presentations will be reproduced exactly as submitted and substitutions will not be permitted. Be sure to proofread your abstract very carefully before submitting.

Abstract guidelines

Use a concise descriptive title that indicates the content of the abstract.
Please minimize the use of abbreviations in the title.
Commercial trade names for drugs, devices, products and services may NOT be used in the title.
Names and surnames for each author must be provided, each author should be listed by department, institution, city, and country. Do not include degrees or titles. There is no limit about the number.
Presenting and corresponding author’s contacts are indicated in the proper section of the online form.
Abstract body
Limit your abstracts to no more than 1600 characters (count does not include spaces).
Do not include tables/charts, graphics or images in your abstract.
Drugs, devices, products, and services should be identified by generic name only within the abstract. Refer to generic names rather than brand names.
Only common and standard abbreviations may be used without definition.

The body of the abstract should be formatted with the following five sections:
  • 1. Introduction / Background (mandatory)
  • 2. Objective (optional for clinical case)
  • 3. Method (optional for clinical case)
  • 4. Results (optional for clinical case)
  • 5. Conclusions (mandatory)

Late-breaking abstracts

A late-breaking abstract should contain new information that was not yet known or fully available by the abstract submission deadline. The data in the abstract must not be published prior to the meeting. The late-breaking abstracts deadline is not an extension of the abstract submission deadline. The deadline for late-breaking abstracts submission is Sat, 10th June 2023.

Abstract adjudication

Abstracts will be peer-reviewed and ranked by ISAD Scientific Committee members. Notice of abstract adjudication will be provided Mon, 3rd July 2023. Initial correspondence will be addressed to the submitting contact by email. After acceptance, all correspondence will be directed by email to the designated presenting author only, unless otherwise requested.

Presenting author registration deadline

Presenting authors not registered by Mon, 3rd July 2023 will forfeit both their invitation to present and have their abstract included in the conference platform. Changing presenters to another author is allowed prior to this date but a non-author can not present on behalf of the authors. Changes of presenting authors must be made in writing to


Oral presentations

Oral presentations will take place live in Gdańsk, Poland, in real time during scheduled sessions based on local time (CEST, visit the time converter). As this will be a hybrid conference (in-person and online), accepted oral presenters will have the choice to present their oral presentation in-person in Gdańsk or virtually via their computer. Virtual presenters must have access to a computer with camera and audio and a wired internet connection or strong Wi-Fi. The time zone of all presentations will be Central European Summer Time (CEST).

Oral presenters must confirm if they will attend in-person or virtually by Wed, 23rd August 2023.

Posters presentations

E-Posters will be available online via the virtual conference platform. E-poster submission guidelines will be sent with the notification of adjudication (info: QR codes are accepted). The online e-poster submission site will open that day (Mon, 3rd July 2023), and close Mon, 14th August 2023. Late submissions or changes after closing date will not be accepted.


Submitted abstracts are considered confidential by ISAD until publicly presented and/or published in connection with the symposium. Prior to such presentation or publishing, the author(s), research sponsors, or proprietors of the copyright in the abstract(s) may not make the information public or use the information for trading purposes without obtaining prior written permission from ISAD.


All copyrights remain to the author(s).

Privacy policy

Submitters agree that ISAD will process their personal data, including storing or transferring such data outside of their country of residence, in order to process transactions related to the publishing and/or presentation of their abstract. Submitters also confirms that same permission has been obtained from all other contributors/authors in accordance with these terms and conditions.

Call for abstracts is now closed.

Call for late-breaking abstracts is open!

Deadline: to Saturday, June 10, 2023 (inclusive, 23:59 Poland/CEST time)

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