State of the Art 2019



Abstract submission has now closed

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If you have been accepted to present an ePoster, please click below to create and submit your work.


Key Dates

Extended Abstract submission deadline: 19 August 2019 23:59

Abstract acceptance emailed: 16 September 2019

Early bird registration deadline: 23 September 2019 23:59

All presenters must register to attend the conference. Notification of abstract acceptance will give presenters the opportunity to take advantage of the early-bird registration rate.


Abstract Options

There are 5 different opportunities to present your work at SOA19, depending on whether you are submitting an abstract (ePosters and oral presentations), are an early years researcher submitting a body of research work (Gold Medal), or you are entering a creative idea or personal experience (Cauldron and MDT Diaries). 

Click below to read more information on each of these abstract options.


Oral Platform Presentation

The ICS Research Gold Medal

The Cauldron

In addition, remember the Research Prioritisation Exercise shortlisted entries for which will also be presented at SOA19.  This is a separate non web-based submission process, and details can be found here.

Selection Criteria

Abstract selection will be based on clarity, scientific rigour, supporting data, significance, relevance, interest in the topic chosen, innovation and usefulness.

Abstract acceptance

Notification of acceptance will be provided to corresponding authors the week commencing 09 September, which will give presenters the opportunity to take advantage of the early bird registration rate. Abstract acceptance will oblige the presenting author to register and pay the appropriate registration fee to attend the Congress to present their work.

Reasons to submit your abstract - SOA19

Discuss your findings with other experts from around the world

Develop your presentation skills, an essential competence for advancing your career

ALL abstracts will be published in the Journal of Intensive Care Medicine

Prize winners will receive complimentary FULL registration to SOA20 or SOA21* - your choice!

Gold Medal winner will receive membership of Research committee meetings for 1 year

*tickets are non-transferable