Abstract Submission

Call for Abstracts

NEW Submission Deadline: July 15, 2022


• Family Centered Care

• Low & Middle Income Countries special needs (the list of countries according to the World Bank available here)

• General Neonatology:

○ Brain

○ Heart

○ Infections

○ Kidney

○ Lung

○ Nutrition

○ Birth transition

○ Follow-up

○ Metabolism

• General Perinatology:

○ Prematurity

○ Placental disorders

○ Intrapartum care

○ Labor and delivery

○ Screening in obstetrics

○ Ultrasound

○ Preeclampsia

○ Intrauterine growth restriction


Every abstract should be structured as follows:

  1. Presenting author’s and Co-author’s details
    Initial of the first and family name(s) in capital letters (e.g. J. SMITH1; P. JONES2)
  2. Affiliation details: institution / hospital, city, state (if relevant), country
    PLEASE NOTE: For authors from the same Institution/Hopsital, the affiliation should be listed only once. e.g. J. SMITH1; P. JONES2; E. LAMPARD1 1 Saint Paul Hospital, London, United Kingdom; 2 Oxford University, Oxford, United Kingdom
  3. Abstract title – limited to 100 words in CAPITAL LETTERS
  4. Abstract text – limited 350 words. We recommend using word-processing software (for example, Word) for editing your abstract and counting the number of words.
    Abstracts should clearly state:
  5. One image OR one table (optional)
    Image in JPEG, PNG or TIFF format Table/Chart/Graph in Excel or Word format
    PLEASE NOTE: Do not include the caption inside the image / tab. A space to insert the caption is available in the abstract submission form.
  6. References (optional)
    List the references in order of citation in the text, in square brackets. For each entry, please clearly indicate the following data: names of all the authors, title of the article/book, publication year. Moreover, for journal articles, indicate journal title, volume, issue, first and last page of the article; for websites, indicate the last access; for books, indicate the book publisher and its head office. If you want to quote a chapter within a book, please add information on the chapter (title and authors).
  7. Conflict of interest statement



  1. Abstract Topics – abstracts must be allocated to a specific category for the Scientific Programme. You will need to select the category most suited to your abstract.
  2. Use only standard abbreviations. Place special or unusual abbreviations in parentheses after the full word appears the first time.
  3. Use generic names of drugs. Express numbers as numerals.
  4. Submitted abstracts cannot be modified or corrected after submission.


The Scientific Committee members will serve as on-line reviewer. Each abstract will be evaluated by at least 3 reviewers. The on-line scoring system includes:

  • General score: from 1 (not interesting) to 5 (very relevant)
  • Originality: from 1 to 5
  • Methodology: from 1 to 5
  • Comment: The reviewers will leave a comment on the strengths / criticisms of the abstract.

Information for presenters

Accepted abstracts will be selected for ORAL or POSTER presentation. The abstract will be included in the Scientific Content only when the Presenting Author is registered to the Congress (link to registration site).

For ORAL Presenters: 

The presentation time is 12 minutes in total (8’ talk + 4’ discussion). We recommend to articulate the presentation in a low number of slides, in order to have enough time for discussion at the end.

Further instructions and details will be sent you closer to the presentation date.

Presenter can be replaced in writing to abstract@uenpscongress.eu. The substitute must be registered for the conference at the time of the substitution.

Special Prizes or Contest related to the Abstract Submission

UENPS Prizes for Best Abstracts 

UENPS is pleased to announce our special prizes for the twenty best abstracts.

The competition is open to all Full Members of UENPS (you can find the list here). Entries must be submitted by 30 June 2022.

The abstracts will be evaluated the UENPS Scientific and Executive Boards, who will select the best twenty. There will be a maximum of one winner per member country.

The winners will be awarded with free registration, accommodation and travel to the upcoming UENPS Congress in Kraków, Poland, where they will present their research to the congress. The prize will be given to lead author or to whoever substitutes her or him at the congress.