Important dates: Submissions and deadlines
Abstract submission opens: July 19, 2023
Submission deadline: October 31, 2023
Notification of acceptance: December 14, 2023
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Accepted abstracts will be presented as posters or e-posters at WCN’24 and published in a congress supplement to Kidney International Reports® (KIR).
The presenting author must register for the congress by January 11, 2024, to ensure the abstract’s publication in Kidney International Reports® and for poster presentation. Please find more information about the registration fees here. Argentinian delegates will pay the registration fees in ARS to WCN local partner. Registration opens in October 2023.
Check out the instructions below on how to complete your online submission
The Kidney Under Challenge: Onconephrology and transplantation
- Kidney transplantation and transplant immunology
- Cancer therapy and kidney disease
- Renal and electrolyte manifestation of onconephrology
Better Kidney Health: Preventive and environmental science, population health science (Global Kidney Health), policy/advocacy
- Tropical kidney diseases
- Epidemiology, outcomes and health service research related to CKD or its complications
- Special challenges in the burden and management of CKD in developing countries
- Bioethics, supportive/palliative care and quality of life in kidney failure
- Other KF (kidney failure)
- Artificial intelligence and machine learning
- Covid-19 and the kidney
The Kidney Losing Function: Dialysis, CKD-MBD, anemia and interventional nephrology
- Acute kidney injury clinical, drugs, AKI-CKD continuum
- Acute kidney injury – mechanisms, experimental models and biomarkers
- Acid-base and electrolyte abnormalities in kidney disease
- Other AKI
- Chronic kidney disease diagnosis, classification and progression
- Chronic kidney disease complications
- Diabetic kidney disease, drugs and treatments
- Chronic kidney disease, experimental models, biomarkers, precision medicine
- Inflammation, fibrosis, matrix biology and oxidative stress
- Urologic disorders – stones, nephrocalcinosis
- Other CKD
- Haemodialysis, haemodiafiltration and vascular access
- Peritoneal dialysis
The Smart Kidney: Genetics, precision medicine, machine learning/AI, rare/orphan kidney diseases
- Experimental models- glomerulonephritis
- Clinical glomerulonephritis
- Physiology of tubular function and tubulointerstitial kidney disease, renal model systems (Organoids and kidney on a chip)
- Genetics and epigenetics (Including common and rare genetic diseases)
- Nephrotic syndrome
The Interconnected Kidney: Cardiorenal, cardiovascular, HTN and multimorbidity and epi-nephrology
- Kidney in pregnancy and post-partum
- Vascular biology and endothelial function
- Essential hypertension and renovascular kidney disease
- Epidemiology, outcomes and health services research in dialysis
- Social media
- Online learning
Late Breaking Clinical Trials
- Late breaking clinical trials
- Character count: You may use up to 3,400 characters. Spaces are included in the character count (tables and graphs do not count as characters if inserted as an image). Abstract authors/co-authors’ names and affiliations, and keywords do not count towards the 3,400-character allowance.
- Abstracts are structured as: Introduction, methods, results, conclusion. Tables, graphs, and pictures may be included (tables and graphs do not count as characters if inserted as an image).
- Images must be in JPEG or PNG format (uploaded images cannot exceed 640w x 480h pixels and 1.5 Megabytes).
- Case reports that present novel hypotheses, pathologies, treatments, or ethical issues are welcome. However, they are only likely to be selected if the originality is highlighted effectively.
- Encore abstracts: It is permissible to present encore abstracts if both the first and subsequent conferences allow this. However, abstract authors must declare this at the end of the abstract in the following way: This abstract was also submitted for the (insert meeting title) congress. By submitting the abstract to WCN’24, abstract authors declare that re-submitting the abstract is permitted by the organizers of the previous meeting.
- The maximum number of abstract co-authors that can be listed in an abstract is 15.
- Please check carefully for typographical errors, misspelled words, misused hyphens, etc. Please also check that your abstract title is correct.
- Abstracts must be submitted in English.
- Accepted abstracts will be published online in Kidney International Reports®. No printed abstract book will be produced.
- Presenting authors must register for the congress by January 11, 2024, to have their abstract published as described above and to have a poster presentation at the congress. If you have submitted an abstract for the congress, the same congress profile must be used to register for the event.
- A non-refundable handling fee of 40 USD is charged per abstract that is submitted. The handling fee must be paid by credit card (American Express, MasterCard, or Visa) at the time of submitting the abstract. Payment by bank transfer is not possible. Abstract handling fees are waived only for submitters from low-income countries as defined by the ISN Low Income list. Click here to view the list. The handling fee for late-breaking clinical trials abstracts is 100 USD and is not waived for submitters from low-income countries.
- If the presenting author is unable to present the abstract, a co-author can take their place, as long as they are registered for the congress. The presenting author must inform the congress secretariat of the change at firstname.lastname@example.org, no later than January 11, 2024. If selected abstract presenters fail to register by January 11, 2024, no abstract will be published, and there will be no poster presentation at the congress.
- Once submitted, abstracts cannot be changed or withdrawn.
- All copyrights are assigned to ISN.
- All submitted abstracts will be considered for a poster presentation.
- ISN Young Nephrologists Awards: The ISN is offering presenting authors under the age of 40 the opportunity to apply for two (2) Young Nephrologists Awards. These awards will cover travel and accommodation contribution to attend the congress. Each winner will have 8 minutes’ oral abstract presentation during a session at the congress. Application for the award is possible only during the online abstract submission process.
- Organ trafficking and tourism ethics compliance: scientific studies and clinical activities must be performed in keeping with the ethical principles outlined in the Declaration of Istanbul on Organ Trafficking and Transplant Tourism. By submitting an abstract for WCN’24, you state that you have not violated any aspect of the Declaration or associated consensus statements on live donation and research on human subjects.
After your abstract has been submitted, you will receive a confirmation email within two business days. If the email doesn’t appear, please check your spam folder.
If you submitted your abstract on the last day of submission (October 31, 2023) and do not receive confirmation within 48 hours, please email: email@example.com to make sure your abstract has been received.
Abstract authors will be notified of acceptance December 14, 2023.
Late-breaking abstracts cover ground-breaking data that would not otherwise have been presented at WCN’24. If such data are available after the regular abstract deadline, the Scientific Program Working Group will still consider it for presentation.
Late-breaking abstracts describe the latest advances, trial data, and results that have not been previously published or presented and highlight novel and practice-changing studies.
The call for late-breaking abstracts is NOT an extension of the general submission deadline. The submission period is from Summer 2023, to January 11, 2024.
Late-breaking abstract submitters are required to submit a ‘place holder’ abstract during the regular submission period (deadline October 31, 2023). For further information on updating your abstract, please see “Post-Submission” section below.
Preparing a Late-breaking Abstract Submission:
- Late-breaking abstracts should follow the standard abstract structure: introduction, methods, results and conclusions.
- Late-breaking abstracts should highlight novel and practice-changing studies.
- Late-breaking abstracts will only be considered if a placeholder abstract is submitted during the regular abstract submission period (deadline October 31, 2023). To submit an abstract, please log in to your congress profile and go to “Late-breaking Clinical Trial Abstract(s).”
- A non-refundable handling fee of 100 USD will be charged per abstract submitted in this category. This fee is not waived for applications from low-income countries.
- Late-breaking abstracts will be considered for potential oral presentation in one of the sessions at WCN’24.
- The call for late-breaking abstracts is NOT an extension of the submission deadline (October 31, 2023).
- Updating an abstract Please send a letter of intent to firstname.lastname@example.org no later than January 11, 2024.
- The abstract submission portal will temporarily re-open until January 11, 2024 for authors to make updates.