Call for late breaker abstracts ESCAIDE 2022

The call for late breaker abstracts for ESCAIDE 2022 is open from 31 August to 14 September (23:59 CEST).

Late breaker abstract eligibility

Late breaker abstracts may be eligible for both oral and poster presentation at the conference. To be eligible, the abstract must fulfil all the following criteria:

  1. Report on acute urgent public health problems OR contain novel, surprising findings.
  2. Report data or information that was unavailable before the deadline for submission in the general call for abstracts for ESCAIDE (18 May 2022).
  3. Has not been published before.

Abstracts submitted for the regular program, but were rejected, are not eligible for consideration as late breaker abstracts, unless they were rejected because critical data were not yet available.

Late breaker abstract selection and presentations

After submissions close, the late breaker abstracts will be reviewed by the Scientific Committee and selected for the programme. The results of this review process will be communicated to authors by email on 7 October 2022.

More information about ESCAIDE 2022 is available on the programme page, including the session formats and current provisional programmes.

Presenter registration

Successful authors will need to register themselves or another presenter to the conference. The deadline for in-person registrations is 18 October (extended beyond the standard in-person registration window) and for online registrations by 30 October.

A note on in-person registrations: In-person capacity is limited this year. All abstract presenters are guaranteed an in-person place, if they wish to attend the physical event in Stockholm. There is a deadline for in-person registrations of 5 September, after which we will review the demand and allocate places. More information on this process is available on the registration page. Additional places will be retained and allocated to presenters with accepted late breaker abstracts, after the close of the review process (7 October). Presenters will have until 18 October to register to present in-person. 

If you are interested to attend in-person, irrespective of whether your abstract is selected, we therefore recommend you register as an 'attendee' before the 5 September deadline, so you can be considered for a standard 'attendee' place when we assess in-person capacity (but your attendance is not guaranteed). If your initial 'attendee' registration is denied, but your abstract is then accepted, you will be offered an in-person place.

Guidelines for late breakers

Please consult the guidelines below with further details, before submitting your abstract:

Guidelines for late breaker abstract submission

Guidelines for abstract review and selection

Please get in touch with escaide.conference@ecdc.europa.eu with any questions regarding the late breaker abstract process at ESCAIDE 2022.

Page last updated 30 Aug 2022