This is your complete guide to submitting an abstract for the APLAR 2020 Congress being held in Kyoto, Japan from 31 August to 3 September 2020.

The Asia Pacific League of Associations for Rheumatology (APLAR) and Japan College of Rheumatology invite you to submit an abstract and take advantage 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.

Abstract GuidelinesAbstract Topics


Abstract topics and guidelines published
September 2019

Abstract submissions open
October 2019

Abstract submissions close
21 April 2020

Abstract notifications
June 2020

Presenting author registration deadline
1 July 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.