Abstract submission

Abstract submission guidelines

  • Abstracts can only be submitted online via the abstract submission form. Abstracts sent by post, fax or email will not be accepted. No exceptions will be made

  • All abstracts must be submitted and presented in English

  • The content of the abstract must be related to one of the categories listed below

  • To ensure smooth scoring of papers, the topic of your work must be selected during the submission process

  • For standardization, the acceptable length of the abstract is a maximum of 500 words

  • The abstract should be structured into the following sections: 

  • A title which clearly indicates the nature of the investigation

  • Objectives

  • Methods

  • Results

  • Conclusion  

  • After having submitted your abstract, you will immediately receive a confirmation by e-mail. If you do not receive a confirmation by e-mail please contact the secretariat at info@ishamasia.com

  • You can save your abstract as DRAFT or make corrections to your submitted abstract through the online submission system until May 28, 2021. Changes to your abstract will not be possible after the deadline

  • Please ensure your abstract does not contain spelling, grammar or scientific mistakes, as it will be reproduced exactly as submitted. Linguistic accuracy is your responsibility. No proofreading will be done

  • The presenting author of the abstract must be registered for the meeting

  • If an abstract is accepted, the presenting author must attend the congress and present it in person

  • All accepted abstracts will be published digitally and/or printed

  • You can submit more than one abstract in the same abstract category or different abstract categories

Abstract categories

  1. Antifungal agents, including pharmacokinetics and pharmacodynamics

  2. Antifungal susceptibility and resistance

  3. Clinical mycology and management of fungal diseases

  4. Cutaneous/superficial fungal infections

  5. Diagnostic mycology

  6. Epidemiology

  7. Fundamental/basic mycology

  8. Infection control and prevention

  9.  Pathogenesis and immunity 

Abstract presentation types

The following presentation type possibilities are available. Please note that the choice made while submitting the abstract is not necessary the final presentation type. The final choice will be made by the scientific committee and communicated after May 28, 2021.


Oral presentation

Oral sessions provide an opportunity for speakers to present their findings/papers in a formal setting as part of the parallel symposia. These sessions are selected by the scientific committee from the top rated abstracts. Each oral presentation is 13 min (10-min presentation + 3-min Q&A).


Mini oral presentation

Mini oral sessions will be held as 90-min parallel sessions. Abstracts are selected for mini oral presentations by the scientific committee. Each mini oral presentation is 8 min (6-min presentation + 2-min Q&A).


Poster presentation

Most of the accepted abstracts are presented in poster sessions. The posters are displayed in the poster area of the congress. The poster presenter is requested to be at her/his poster during the poster sessions.