Abstract Submission

The online abstract submission system is now closed.

Best Paper Awards

The best paper with greatest scientific and translational benefit, after due evaluation by the Scientific Committee, will receive an award granted by The Bone and Joint Journal of 600 €. 

The best oral presentation will receive an award granted by HIP International of 500 € and the best oral presentation selected for the Residents’ scientific session will also receive an award granted by HIP International of 500 €.

Submission Guidelines and Deadlines - Residents

The abstract submission for Residents is possible on-line through the Meeting’s website only; abstracts submitted by e-mail, fax or post will not be accepted.

Please follow the instructions before submitting an abstract carefully. Each Author will receive a password and the abstract will be on-line for review by the Author until the submission deadline. 

30 AUGUST 2015

All abstracts received within the set deadline will be evaluated by the Scientific Committee. The notification of acceptance and the technical instructions for oral / poster presentations will be notified only to the submitting Authors by 30 SEPTEMBER

Registration to the Meeting is compulsory to present the abstract and must be completed by the early-bird registration deadline no later than 31 AUGUST.

IMPORTANT: previously published case reports and/or articles are not allowed for submission.

Submission Style

Please take good notice of the following details:

  • Abstract texts can only be uploaded as files with .doc .odt .rtf. docx. extensions.
  • It will not be possible to write the text on-line directly. 
  • Please follow the on-line instructions to upload the file correctly.
  • Abstracts should be structured into five paragraphs: Introduction, Objectives, Methods, Results, Conclusions.
  • It is possible to submit the abstract only in English.
  • The text should not contain more than 2.000 characters including spaces.
  • Tables and/or figures are not permitted. 
  • Abbreviations are not allowed in the title and at their first appearance in the text, they should be written in full and immediately followed by the abbreviation. 


Please follow the on-line instructions to upload the file correctly and according to the following available scientific topics:

  • Pediatrics
  • Conservative Surgery
  • Arthroscopy
  • Tribology/materials
  • Primary THA/RA
  • Revision
  • Trauma
  • Tumours
  • Basic science
  • Others
  • Oral and E-Poster Presentations

Oral Presentations

Only Power Point presentation will be admitted in the scientific sessions.
Authors will deliver their presentations to the slide preview room at least one hour before the beginning of the session or the day before in case of an early scheduled session.
Allotted time and length of the presentations will be indicated in the acceptance letter to the Authors.

Poster Presentations

Posters will be divided into sessions and displayed in a prominent area of the Meeting venue.
Specific technical instructions will be included in the acceptance letter to the Authors.


The official language of the Meeting is English, simultaneous translation to Italian will be


For more information please contact
the Organising Secretariat and Help Desk

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Phone: +39 055 50351 - Fax: +39 055 5001912