This is the abstract submission system for the ORCA Congress. Please review the ORCA congress submission guidelines before submitting your abstract here.

Please note that you will not be able to save the information entered here. Therefore, it is recommended that all the information required is organized in a text file and then copied and pasted in the required fields.

Also, please revise the content of your submission before finishing, as it will be not possible to edit an abstract after submission.

Abstract title

Abstract title - allowed 15 words to enter


You may enter the authors by clicking on "Add".
Please use the following format when entering the names: first and middle initials, followed by surname (e.g. A.B.Surname).
The name of the presenting author should be followed by an asterisk (*).
Affiliation: Please name institute, city and country

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Please select the main topic area of your abstract.

Please include a 25 words sentence to summarize the results of your study.

Important note: If you are not an ORCA member, you should ask an ORCA member to sponsor your presentation. The communication of sponsorship should be sent by the sponsor to the editor's email:

Corresponding author

Click Yes if you wish to apply for the ORCA Travel Fellowship. Please note that the applicant may not be a previous winner of the ORCA Travel Fellowship. (previous winner with a link to previous awardees - to be listed in the ORCA Travel Fellowship page)

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 Click Yes if you wish to apply for the ORCA Nathan Cochrane Junior Scientist Award. By clicking the box above, you confirm that you fulfill the required criteria for this award:
have not more than 5 international publications identified in Medline on the day of the deadline for abstract submission for the next ORCA Congress;
be aged 35 or under on the last day of the ORCA Congress;
be present on the closing ceremony of the ORCA Congress;
not be a previous winner of the ORCA Young Investigator’s Award or Junior Scientist Award; (link to the previous winners)
must be the first author of the presentation;
the presentation must not be a review.

Additional requirements may be requested by email to the presenter before the ORCA Congress.

Please note that once you click on the button below, your abstract will be submitted and no further changes can be made. We thank you for your interest in the ORCA congress.