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Submit an Abstract

The abstract submissions are now open! To learn more about how to submit your abstract for the 16th WCI (Inflammation in Health & Diseases: A Balancing Act), read the following sections. If you experience any technical difficulty, contact

Topic selection

Before submitting your paper, make sure it aligns with one specialty and one topic among the WCI 2024 specialties and topics. Use the button below to browse the full list.



Abstract formatting

  • Authors must submit their abstracts online through the paper submission system;
  • Abstracts submitted are reviewed by experts selected by the conference committee for their demonstrated knowledge of particular topics. Authors will be notified of the review results by email;
  • Authors must enter their abstract as plain text in the submission form, as well as a PDF version of their abstract using the instructions below;
  • Authors' requests to be considered for an oral presentation will be taken into consideration but the final decision to place a paper in an oral or poster session rests with the evaluation committee.


Abstract Requirements

Abstracts may be no longer than 1 page, including all text, figures, and references. Please note that after the submission deadline the list and the order of the authors cannot be modified, and must remain unchanged in the final version of the manuscript.

For posters, one author must be present at the poster during the entire duration of the session.

File Size Limit

Authors will be permitted to submit files weighing up to 10 MB.

Writing Language

English is the official language of the conference. As a result, all papers must be entirely submitted (and presented) in English.


Submit your abstract

Before you begin the submission process, please prepare the following information:

  1. Presenting author's contact information:
    • Full given name and family name
    • Main affiliation details: institution, address, city, province/state, country, post/zip code
    • E-mail address
    • Phone number where you can easily be reached
  2. Co-authors' information:
    • Full given name and family name
    • Main affiliation
    • E-mail address
  3. A PDF copy of your abstract which you will be required to upload during the submission process.

You will receive an automated email with your submission summary, your abstract number, a unique access code and the link that will enable you to access your file and author entry forms at any time before the deadline.



The Secretariat will process your request and send you an official confirmation email when your submission is validated. If you have not received a confirmation in the following 5 days, please contact us.


Print your poster locally

Poster printing service - 40" (102 cm) high and 36" (91 cm) wide 

We offer registered participants the option of having their poster printed and delivered to the venue. The poster will be printed - 40" (102 cm) high and 36" (91 cm) wide - and available for pick up at the registration desk. Payment must be made by credit card at the time of purchase. The rate is 68$ CAD including applicable taxes. Please note that this is a printing and delivery service only and the organization will not display the posters on participants' behalf if they are not attending.

To use this service, submit and pay your order before or on July 15, 2024, and your poster will be delivered at the venue on July 21!