JCR2017 Scientific Meeting

 English Abstract Submission – For International
Concurrent Workshop

Last Update February 7, 2017

Regarding a list of awardees of "International Workshop Award" and "Travel Award,"

Please see the following URL: http://www.jcr2017.com/en/result.html

Submission Period

October 3 (Mon) 2016 - November 18 (Fri) 2016, 21:00 (JST)

Abstract Submission is now closed. Thank you for your submission.

Acceptance results will be announced on the website around February.

Presentation Session

  • This English Abstract Submission System is exclusively for applicants who wish to deliver presentation in English at “International Concurrent Workshop”. If you wish to present in Japanese, please apply for “Workshop” or “Poster Session” from Japanese Submission page.
  • Abstracts applied for “International Concurrent Workshop” may be allocated to “English Poster Session” or rejected according to the result of abstract review.
    ※ Final decision will be made after abstract review around beginning of February.
  • Applicants cannot submit the same abstract to both English and Japanese Submission Systems.
    (i.e. it can be submitted ONLY through either English or Japanese system)
  • Applicants through English System are ONLY required to deliver a presentation in English at "International Concurrent Workshop" (or English Poster); there will be no additional presentation of the same abstract in Japanese sessions (e.g. "Workshop" and "Poster Session").

Abstract Topics

Abstract category list

No Category name
1 Epidemiology
2 Basic science
3 Animal models
4 Cytokine・Chemokine
5 Autoantibodies
6 Laboratory examination
7 Imaging
8 RA pathogenesis
9 Outcome measure and prediction for RA treatment
10 RA extra-articular lesions
11 RA treatment : DMARDs・NSAIDs
12 RA treatment : Biologics
12-1 Pathogenesis, Biomarker
12-2 Clinical trial, Observational study
12-3 Adjustment of biologic therapy・Inadequate response・Dose reduction and
12-4 Efficacy, Remission
12-5 Adverse events・Others
13 Biologics and surgery
14 New treatment for rheumatic diseases
14-1 Drug Treatment
14-2 Other treatment except for Drug・Apheresis
15 RA surgery : Lower legs
16 RA surgery : Upper arms, Others
17 Spondyloarthritis
18 Bone metabolism and osteoporosis
19 Osteoarthritis・Cartilage
20 Rehabilitation
21 SLE・Antiphospholipid syndrome
22 MCTD・Overlap syndrome
23 Systemic sclerosis
24 Polymyositis・Dermatomyositis
25 Vasculitis
25-1 ANCA associated vasculitis
25-2 Others
26 Sjögren's syndrome
27 IgG4-related diseases
28 Behçet's disease
29 Juvenile connective tissue diseases and JIA
30 Other connective tissue diseases
31 Co-morbidity of rheumatic diseases
31-1 Infection
31-2 Others・Amyloidosis
32 Autoinflammatory disorders
33 Fibromyalgia
34 Internal medicine
35 Surgery
36 Other

Please submit an abstract to one of the following categories.

  • 1 Clinical: Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA)
  • 2 Clinical: Diseases Other than RA
  • 3 Translational research
  • 4 Basic: Therapy

Eligibility for Submission

  • All authors of abstracts must be a JCR member (or International Subscribing Member).
    ※except those people who's co-speaker is foreign nationality and living abroad
  • JCR membership number of all authors is required during submission procedure.
  • Non-JCR members can submit abstracts, entering "99" for JCR membership number, but must become a JCR member before submission deadline (i.e. Friday, November 18, 2016).
  • If first author remains as non-JCR member after submission deadline, the abstract is subject to retraction.
  • If co-authors remain as non-JCR member after submission deadline, their names and affiliations will be deleted from publication.
  • There is no age limit for abstract submission.

【Non-Japanese Citizen who reside outside of Japan】

  • Authors of abstracts are not necessary to be a JCR member.
  • If non-JCR member, please submit an abstract by entering "99" for membership number.
  • If you wish to join JCR, please refer to the following website.
  • There is no age limit for abstract submission.

How to Submit

  • All abstracts must be submitted through Online Abstract Submission System. Abstracts submitted by postal mail, fax or email will not be accepted.
  • No submission or modification of abstract is possible after submission period (i.e. November 18 (Fri), 2016, 21:00 JST).
  • Abstract Submission System is supported for the following browsers : [Internet Explorer 8.0 and 9.0 and 10.0], and [Safari 7.0]. Cookies and JavaScript need to be enabled.

Abstract Requirements

  • Abstracts must be of original work and may be acceptable if containing some additional information to those presented or published anywhere prior to JCR2017.
  • Abstracts for "International Concurrent Workshop" must be written in English.
  • Please describe drugs with general name instead of drug name.
  • All accepted abstracts to JCR2017 will be published in "JCR2017 Abstract Book", "Mobile App for JCR2017 Abstracts" and "Modern Rheumatology (Supplement)".
  • Applicants cannot submit the same abstract to both English and Japanese Submission Systems.
    (i.e. it can be submitted ONLY through either English or Japanese system)
  • Abstracts may be rejected as the result of abstract review for reasons such as : contents not well organized (e.g. Section paragraphs [Object, Methods, Results, Conclusions] are not specified), contents seen to be not suitable for presentation in JCR2017, and so on.

Abstract Structure

  • Objectives
  • Methods
  • Results
  • Conclusion

* No graphs, tables, or images can be included in abstracts.

* If the abstract contents are of case report, please clearly state the clinical significance of the study.

Abstract Length

Please keep your abstract length within the following limits.

  • Abstract Body : 2,000 characters, including spaces and punctuation
  • Abstract Title : No Word Limit
  • Number of Authors : Up to 30 authors
  • Number of Affiliations : Up to 20 institutions

* First author is considered as the presenting as well as corresponding author.

* Please do not include authors’ information within abstract body. Any authors’ information within abstract body may be deleted from publication.

* Though no word limit is set for "Abstract Title", "Authors" and "Affiliations", the contents of the abstract may be printed in small font size if the total letter number is too large.

About JCR Credit

JCR credit is ONLY applicable to JCR members only.

If a presenter is a JCR member, please read the following page.

Conflict of Interest (COI)

First author of an abstract for JCR annual meeting must declare any financial or personal relationships that may pose conflicts of interest upon acceptance for presentation at annual meeting.

Please refer to COI page for COI declaration requirements.

International Workshop Award

JCR Committee on International Affairs wishes to grant “International Workshop Award” to abstracts submitted from applicants for International Concurrent Workshop.

【Number of Awardees】 30

* JCR Committee on International Affairs will select awardees after abstract review.

【Prize】 JPY 20,000

【Eligibility for Application】

Applicants must be :

  • JCR member
  • whose age is under 45 years old on April 1, 2017.

* To apply, please declare “Date of Birth”, “Nationality” and “Country of Current Residence” of first author during abstract submission.

Travel Award

JCR Committee on International Affairs wishes to grant “International Workshop Award” to abstracts submitted from applicants for International Concurrent Workshop.

【Number of Awardees】 25

* JCR Committee on International Affairs selects awardees from applicants to “International Concurrent Workshop” after abstract review.

【Prize】

  • Complimentary Registration
  • US$1,000 for residents in Asian countries, or
    US$1,800 for residents outside of Asian countries

* Hotel accommodation cost will not be covered.

【Eligibility for Application】

Applicants must be:

  • under 45 years old on April 1, 2017
  • whose nationality is NOT Japanese
  • and current residential country is NOT Japan

* To apply, please declare “Date of Birth”, “Nationality” and “Country of Current Residence” of first author during abstract submission.

Confirmation of Submission

  • You need to enter all the required fields in order to submit an abstract.
  • Upon successful submission, a Submission ID will be issued and a confirmation email will be sent to your registered email address.
  • If you do not receive the confirmation email within 24 hours, please contact JCR2017 Congress Secretariat.
  • You can review and modify your abstract anytime during submission period.
  • Congress Secretariat will not proofread abstracts. Please ensure that your abstract does not contain spelling, grammatical or scientific errors, as abstracts will be duplicated in “JCR2017 Abstract Book”, “Mobile App for JCR2017 Abstracts” and “Modern Rheumatology (Supplement)” exactly as registered in the submission system.

Result of Abstract Review

The result of abstract review will be announced around beginning of February to your registered email address as well as on JCR2017 website.

New Submission, Review and Modify

Abstract Submission is now closed. Thank you for your submission.

  • Please access the online member site and log in to your page. You can submit your abstract on your page
  • Applicants cannot submit the same abstract to both English and Japanese Submission Systems.
    (i.e. it can be submitted ONLY through either English or Japanese system)

Inquiry

【For Abstract Submission】
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   Tokyo 100-0013, Japan
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   E-mail: support@jcr2017.com


【JCR Secretariat】
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