Abstract Submission

Important information

  • The deadline for abstract submission is 17th July 2020
  • Submission of an abstract does not constitute registration for the Meeting. All authors must register for the Meeting and as the number of places is limited and may potentially be filled before registration closes, authors are advised to register early
  • Abstracts will be assessed by the Abstract Review Committee. Their decision will be notified to the main author by email on or around 21st August 2020



We invite abstracts for poster presentation from delegates. Abstracts can relate to planned, ongoing or completed work. Topics of interest include but are not limited to:

  1. COS across the health care ecosystem, including (not limited to):
    • Relevance of COS to early phase trials
    • Relevance of COS to clinical guidelines
    • Relevance of COS to policy makers
    • COS for routine care (audits, quality of care etc.)
    • Core information sets
  2. How to decide on the scope of a COS, including (but not limited to):
    • ‘Lumping or splitting’ medical areas covered by COS
    • Use of COS in settings that are different to those of the people who developed the COS
    • How to define outcomes, domains and measures
  3. COS update and implementation
  4. How to measure outcomes in a COS
  5. Patients and the public: involvement, engagement and participation
  6. Global stakeholder participation, including from low- and middle-income countries
  7. Research into the methods for COS development
  8. Other

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