Abstract submissions for APLAR 2020 have now been extended in line with the postponement of the Congress until November 2020! You are invited to submit an abstract and take advantages of the opportunity to have your work peer reviewed by experts in the field.

If accepted, your abstract will be published in an online supplement of the International Journal of Rheumatic Diseases.

If you have already submitted an abstract, this will be automatically transferred to the new Congress dates. Should you wish to update the content of your already submitted abstract please be sure to contact [email protected] with your updated information.

Please be sure to read over the updated important dates outlined below.

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Abstract submission open
October 2019

Abstract submission close
26 June 2020

Abstract notifications
Late August 2020

Presenting author registration deadline
13 September 2020

NB: only submitting authors receive email notification of the abstract outcome. Submitting authors will need to forward outcome notifications to abstract co-authors, if co-authors require their own confirmation.