Abstract submission

Call for Abstracts

14th INBBC 2023 is now accepting Late-Breaking Abstracts

Late-Breaking Abstracts should highlight analysis of timely, ground-breaking, and innovative results which cannot be completed at the time of the conference’s abstract submission deadline.

Late-Breaking Abstract Submission is open from November 7th to November 21st 11:59 PM EST

General guidelines are the same as indicated below. Submissions are welcome regarding, but not limited to, the following topics:


• Fetal and/or neonatal brain development, both normal and abnormal
• Neuroprotection strategies in the neonate
• Neonatal Neurocritical Care, seizures, and continuous aEEG and /or EEG monitoring
• Other forms of brain monitoring, such as NIRS, fMRI, biochemical, etc.
• Neuro-imaging studies
• Long-term outcome studies, developmental care, palliative care, ethical dilemmas, and challenging clinical scenarios in neonatal neurology
• Others


Material presented in the abstracts should be organized and presented according to accepted scientific style. All new investigational studies must include the hypothesis being tested, methods, results with applicable statistics, discussion and/or implications regarding practice.

Information needed for submission:

• Presenter’s name
• Name of institution
• Address, city, state, zip
• Country
• Phone
• Email
• Note if the presenter is a trainee
• Note if the contact person is someone other than the presenting author

Abstract Format

Abstracts must be 450 words maximum and can include up to 4 additional tables or figures. No logos should be visible in the materials, other than the logo of the organization for which the individual is submitting the abstract.

• Abstract Title
• Authors’ names, degree(s), and institution
• Background and Purpose: problem statement or hypothesis as appropriate
• Materials or Methodology
• Results
• Conclusion/Impact
• Bibliography

Additional Information

• 2-3 Learning objectives
• Source of funding for the research (i.e. private foundation, government grants, pharmaceutical or device companies, none, or other (please describe))?
• Conflict of Interest Disclosure form


• All accepted abstracts will be published as part of the meeting proceedings published Open Access in Journal of Neonatal Perinatal Medicine and indexed in PubMed

• Publication will need consent from the submitting author

Formats offered for Abstracts Presentations

If the abstract is accepted for presentation, it will be assigned to one of three formats:
• Abstract Full Platform Presentation – 10 minutes including Q&A
• Poster Symposium: A poster walk followed by 5 minutes presentation including Q&A
• Poster Presentation

Grants and Awards

Taeun Chang Early Career Travel Award:

Taeun Chang

The Newborn Brain Society is proud to announce the Taeun Chang Early Career Travel Award, which will be presented to the trainee/early career (within 5 years post-training) candidate who submits the abstract selected as the most outstanding abstract at the International Newborn Brain Conference. The award will include costs of registration, travel and accommodations to the INBBC.

This award was established in the name of Dr. Taeun Chang (1971-2022), who was a founding member of the NBS, an active member of the Publications and Guidelines Committee from inception, and a distinguished child neurologist who contributed greatly to establishing the field of neonatal neurology and neurocritical care. An innovator, scientist, dedicated clinician, and beloved mentor to numerous trainees, Dr. Chang’s contributions to advancing newborn brain care will be honored and remembered annually through the NBS Taeun Chang Early Career Travel Award.

NBS Trainee Awards:

The Newborn Brain Society will provide a limited number of NBS Trainee Awards for best submitted abstracts to be presented by a trainee, in the form of free conference registration.


Call for abstracts: July 15th, 2022, 8:00 AM EDT
Closing of abstracts: October 7th, 2022, 11:59 PM EDT
Notification of abstracts decisions: December 1st, 2022

Deadline for presenters to register for the conference: December 15th, 2022

Information for presenters

In case of any questions, please contact MCA Scientific Events at borkowska@mcascientificevents.eu