National Conference on
Extended Reality and Healthcare: New Frontiers
Pre-conference workshop: 20 July 2023 | Conference: 21-22 July 2023
Organized by
   Department of Basic Medical Sciences, Manipal Academy of Higher Education, Manipal

Abstract Submission

Please read the submission guidelines and instructions for authors before submitting an abstract.

Guidelines for Submission :

  • Abstract should not have been presented in any other conference or published/accepted for publication by any journal
  • Registration for attending the conference by the presenting author needs to be done before submitting the abstract (registration number to be mentioned in the abstract document which will be uploaded)
  • Presenting author of the abstract must make sure that all co-authors are aware of its contents.
  • Only online submission of abstract is allowed using the link provided below. Submission of abstracts via fax or email will not be accepted.
  • Abstracts must be submitted before the deadline specified. (On or before June 30th, 2023)
  • Only limited number of abstracts will be accepted
  • After submitting your abstract, you will receive an email acknowledgement in a couple of days with an abstract ID number. Please quote this abstract ID number whenever you communicate about it.
  • Please refrain from submitting the same abstract more than once.
  • Abstract submitted once is final
  • Scientific committee of the conference will have the authority to decide the mode of presentation.
  • Once the abstract is approved, please refer to the instructions for creating poster and oral presentations on the conference website.
  • There will be awards for best oral and poster presentations
  • Certificates will be issued to the participants and presenting authors.

Dates to Remember :

Last date for abstract submission: On or before June 30th, 2023
Acceptance of the abstract or otherwise will be conveyed by: On or before July 10th, 2023

Contact Details of the Scientific Committee :

Committee members may be reached at or in the following phone numbers

Dr Madhukar Mallya: 9611186876
Dr Indira Adiga K: 9901991428
Dr Ramesh Babu: 9611362075

Instruction for Authors

  • Abstract must be structured and understandable to a wider audience. All its text must be written in English. Abstract should highlight major points of your research and explain why your work is important, what was the purpose of your work, how you went about it and what you learned and concluded. It should be limited to 300 words, single spaced with size 12 in Times New Roman font in PDF format.
  • Tables and figures should not be included in the abstract.
  • Abbreviations should be kept to a minimum. Use standard abbreviations and generic drug names. Place unusual abbreviations or acronyms in parentheses after first use.
  • Presenting authors of accepted abstracts must be registered and a paid participant.
  • Abstract may be submitted under NINE categories limited to extended reality in healthcare. They are
  •       1. Health professions education/Medical education
          2. Healthcare skills training
          3. Physical rehabilitation
          4. Patient education
          5. Education technology
          6. Clinical skills
          7. Imaging sciences
          8. Digital pathology
          9. Others
  • Under each category, select one of the FOUR types which include
  •       A. Original research
          B. Review
          C. Prototypes
          D. Devices
  • Please select the appropriate category and type for your work while submitting the abstract through the link given below.
  • Abstract must be structured in the following order
          Mention the following in top right corner:
          - Registration number (obtained after registration for the conference)
          - Preferred category of the abstract along with its type
          - Oral or poster presentation
    • Title of the abstract: Title should be centrally aligned and in sentence case. Font size should be 16 in Times New Roman style with bold letters.
    • Authors:
             ✓Names of all authors to be listed
            ✓Presenting author’s contact details:
            ✓Full Name in bold letters and underlined.
            ✓Email address
            ✓Affiliation details: Name of the department, institution and university/ hospital, city, state, Country.
            ✓Co-authors’ name and affiliations
    • Background/Introduction/Motivation:
    • Material and methods/Methodology:
    • Results/Findings:
    • Conclusions/Relevance/Outcome:
    • Keywords:
             3 to 5 keywords to be listed at the end of the abstract

Please submit your abstract by clicking on the link given below:

Contact Details

Department of Basic Medical Sciences
Manipal Academy of Higher Education
Madhav Nagar, Manipal - 576104
Udupi, Karnataka, India

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