• 14th February 2024

We would like to invite you to submit abstracts for the ACGS Summer Meeting, taking place at the ICC, Birmingham on Monday 10th - Tuesday 11th June 2024. 

This year there will be presentations on Bioinformatics, Rare Disease, inherited and acquired cancers, updates on Best Practice Guidelines, and more. 

Your members want to hear from you - presentations can focus on laboratory/process improvements, interesting cases, quality improvement projects, sharing knowledge and experience is at the heart of this conference. 

We actively encourage participation from trainee Clinical Scientists and will award prizes in each of the 3 categories (noted below) from trainees inc. those who have recently registered. All trainees who have applied during the abstract submission are nominees for the awards, and they must be the first author (i.e. presenting author). 

The deadline to submit an abstract is 23:59 on Sunday 24th of March 2024. 

Abstract Process: Abstract Category - To ensure we can include as many high-quality presentations as possible we welcome abstracts for: 

• Standard presentation (12 minutes) • Lightning presentation (5 minutes) • Poster presentations 

The word count limit for abstracts is 250 words - any submissions over this will not be accepted. You must use the ACGS abstract submission form and submit directly from within mySociety to be considered

Abstract submission is via mySociety, click on "events and conferences" at the top of the screen then use the “submit an abstract" button to upload. Please include in the abstract submission (these will not contribute to the word count): 

• Title • Authors and affiliations (for the presenting author please include job title, band and whether you are a member of the ACGS) • Contact email address • Abstract category and word count • Trainees or year one registered scientist should note inclusion for award process