Guidelines for presentation of your scientific work

Presentation of your scientific work

“TRAUMA 2023” provides the biggest and the best podium to show case the vast experiences and scientific work done by the members of the Indian Society for Trauma and Acute Care (ISTAC) and prominent Surgeons across the world. Scientific work will be accepted by the organising scientific committee under the following categories;

  • Best Research Paper: Clinical research on any topic related to trauma surgery / Trauma Nursing Care is acceptable in this category.
  • Best Paper: Any original work done in the field of trauma care / trauma nursing is acceptable in this category.
  • Best Poster: Will be presented as E-Posters Only with topics related to Trauma Care including Nursing care. (*All single case reports will be included in poster category only.)
  • Best Video: Related to trauma surgery / trauma nursing care - Open to members below 40 years only.

The above categories are competitive in nature and are open to Residents, Young Surgeons, Nurses and Paramedics below 40 years. First three positions in all categories carry certificates of merit and cash awards from ISTAC.

Knowledge and work of any member can be shared in non-competitive way in the following categories. All presenters will get a certificate of presentation and participation.

  • Free Paper: Open to all members
  • Faculty Paper: Open to Faculty only - Certificate from Head of Institution is needed.
  • Innovation: Any new innovations developed can be included in this category.

Format for abstract of the paper

  • Use Word format and Times New Roman letters.
  • Title in all capitals and text in single spacing with font size 12 for both.
  • Should contain 200 - 300 words.
  • The abstract must contain AIMS & OBJECTIVES, METHODS, RESULTS & CONCLUSION.
  • Comments like “Results will be discussed” will not be accepted.
  • You may add a line diagram or table in the abstract.
  • Video presentations can be maximum of 15 mins. Extract of video presentations should not be less than 120 seconds and more than 600 seconds (max 300 MB).

General Instructions

  • Last date for receipt of abstract is 10th November, 2023.
  • The presenting author should preferably be a member of ISTAC.
  • Not more than 2 papers will be accepted from the same presenter.
  • Scientific Committee reserves the right to assign the paper to any session it deems fit.
  • Proof of Registration of the presenter in Trauma Conf 2023 conference is a must for accepting any paper & poster.
  • There should be a covering letter with a declaration by the presenter that the work is carried out by him / her and the team if any, and has not been presented or published by him /her earlier in any other forum.
  • Covering letter should have a mention of the category in BOLD LETTERS on TOP of the letter to which the presenter wishes the paper to be included. This should also contain the ISTAC membership number of the Presenter.
  • The abstract of the Paper & Poster, Covering letter with declaration, proof of registration and proof of age for competitive categories shall be mailed to or uploaded on the abstract link over

General Rules

  • The received papers will be acknowledged immediately by the office and if there is any deficiency, the same will be intimated.
  • Only those papers received with full specifications alone will be considered.
  • The Selection committee has the right to shift the Paper into any category based on the merit of the paper and decision of the committee shall be final.
  • Once the Selection process is completed, the presenters of all the accepted papers will be intimated regarding the category to which the paper is assigned, its format, rules and regulations.

Calling for abstracts for papers/posters for Nursing Symposium

The Organizing Committee of TRAUMA 2023 invites delegates for participation in scientific paper presentation on topic related to “Trauma Nursing Care” theme.

Guidelines for Scientific Paper Presentation

Who can participate ?

Clinical Nurse/Nursing Faculty/PB BSc & MSc Nursing Students/Ph D scholars/ Paramedical Personnel working in the field of Trauma Care/ Rehab

Registration is mandatory for participation.

Scientific Paper Presentation:

The paper can be prepared based on research study related to Trauma Nursing/ Trauma Acute Care/ Trauma Rehabilitation/ Trauma Systems theme. Original Research papers are invited

-IMRaD format must be followed for research studies.

Submission Date:

Last date to submit the paper 10th November, 2023 @23:59 hrs by email or through website or through the link

  • The selected papers will be presented during TRAUMA 2023 Conference
  • First three papers chosen for award paper session will be awarded appropriate cash prizes. “Certificates of participation” to all participants.
  • Decision of scientific Committee and judges will be final

Under mentioned details will be required to be submitted while registering for scientific paper presentation


Rank/ Designation

Current Appointment

Current Institution of employment

Email id

Mobile Number

Poster related to theme or subthemes related to Trauma Nursing/ Trauma Acute Care/ Trauma Rehabilitation/ Trauma Systems are invited for presentation for registered participants.


  • No of pages: only 01( File size <40 MB)
  • Format – pdf only
  • Make sure background should have contrast (dark letters on light background or vice versa).
  • Font Size: Minimum 16
  • Recommended Font type: Arial, Times New Roman
  • Poster should include a title, name and affiliation of the presenter/ presenters.
  • Please do not use animated effects or videos.

Submission Date:

Last date to submit the e poster online 10th November, 2023 @23:59 hrs by email or through website or through the link


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