Two young researchers / clinicians, selected by a strict process, will have the opportunity to:

  • Present their work in 15 mins to an international audience (around 350 specialists) at the very beginning of the Congress during the “Rising Star” session.
  • Receive the personal feedback of the Presidents and Chairmen of the congress who will provide useful advices for the development of the winners’ career as researchers and international congress speakers;
  • Be hosted by the congress that will waive registration fee and take care of travel and accommodation costs. *

* Please note that this opportunity is reserved to 2 Rising Stars and upon approval of the Organizing Secretariat


Compulsory criteria:

  • Abstracts should be related to the topics of the congress.
  • The candidate should be the first author of the abstract.
  • The abstract should be original
  • The abstract should be presented in English
  • The candidate should not have been included in the faculty of a previous international congress
  • The main selecting criteria will be the relevancy and scientific value of the abstract presented, evaluated by the chairmen of the congress. The choice will be made at the Chairmen’s discretion. In case of equality the following priority criteria will be applied.

Priority criteria :

  • Age: Priority to researchers / clinicians under 42;
  • Provenience: priority to researchers / clinicians working in low–income countries – with limited access to funds.

Not selected abstracts for the “Rising star” session could be eligible for poster presentation and may compete for the poster prize.

Please note that each scientific paper can be submitted ONLY for 1 call. During the Submission Process you have to select “Rising Star” or “Poster”.

Deadline to submit the scientific work is 24th  October 2022.