AICNU 2024 Abstract Submission Guidelines

Important Dates & Deadlines
Call for Abstract: 15th June 2024
Abstract Deadline: 1st August 2024 (23:59 GMT)                                                                              Author notification: 1st September 2024

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  • The link for abstract submission will only be provided after completing the AICNU 2024 conference registration. Kindly ensure that you complete the registration process before attempting to submit your abstract.
  • Kindly follow the abstract submission guidelines to avoid disqualification.
  • Delegates who would like to present their work at the AICNU 2024, are invited to submit research abstracts for consideration by the scientific committee.
  • Abstracts will be accepted on a wide range of topics in clinical nutrition.
  • Case Vignettes and review articles will not be accepted.

Submission Process
Please read all the online abstract submission guidelines carefully before preparing your abstract.

  • Please login to and register for AICNU 2024.
  • After registration, you will receive an e-mail with the conference ID number and the abstract submission link will be enabled.
  • Abstract submission can be done under three categories:                                                            1. Practising Dietitians / Nutritionists                                                                                                    2. PhD Scholars                                                                                                                                          3. Postgraduate students
  • The length of the abstract should not be more than 350 words (headers, title, and author details excluded). This includes invisible characters, such as spaces and line breaks. 
  • Please refer to the word count of the AICNU online abstract submission portal as slight differences may occur when counting with Microsoft Office Word or similar programs.
  • Abstracts must contain research data and meet international ethical standards.
  • Abbreviations should be defined.
  • Trade names should not be mentioned in the title. However, trade names in brackets will be accepted in the body of the text.
  • The abstract needs to be structured as follows:

     Structure of the Abstract
    Structure Remarks
     Rationale 1-2 sentences that precisely indicate the scientific question of the study and its clinical (or other) importance.
     Methods Sufficient information to understand the experimental design, the analytical techniques, and the statistics used in the study.
     Results Objective data to answer the scientific question(s). 
     Conclusions Only conclusions of the study directly supported by the results, along with implications for clinical practice, avoiding speculation and over-generalization.  
      Please avoid tables in the abstract. 
  •  Abstracts can be saved in the “Draft status” to be re-edited and modified until the submission deadline (1st August 2024 (23:59 GMT)). Abstracts cannot be edited after final submission.
  • Abstracts fulfilling all criteria must be saved in “Final Submission” status. Only abstracts in “Final Submission” status will be considered for review by the scientific committee.
  • Once submitted, an abstract number will be generated, and the author will be notified.

Presentation of abstracts

  • The scientific committee will select the best abstracts for oral, E-poster tour presentations, and poster presentations. 
  • Authors of selected abstracts will be notified about the presentation format and guidelines.


  • Accepted abstracts will be published on the AICNU website.

Additional Information

  • Please review your abstract for spelling, grammar, or scientific mistakes, as it will be assessed by the scientific committee exactly as submitted. Linguistic accuracy is your responsibility. No proofreading will be done.
  • The reviewers will judge the abstracts according to the relevance to the objectivity of statements, description of what was done, suitability of methods to aims, conclusions and confirmed by objective results, ethics, scientific value, potential clinical value, originality of work, the standard of English, and overall impression.
  • Submitting authors of abstracts accepted for oral / E-poster tour presentation/poster presentation will be notified by 1st September 2024. All notifications will be sent to the e-mail address given on the registration form.
  • If you want to withdraw your abstract, a written statement quoting the reasons for this decision must be sent to the Conference Secretariat at  before 15th August 2024.