5th Asian Congress of Robotic and Laparoscopic Surgery
14 – 16 November 2019
Mandarin Orchard Singapore

Call for Abstracts

The 5th Asian Congress of Robotic and Laparoscopic Surgery invites abstracts of original contribution for poster, oral or video presentations. The top abstracts for free paper will qualify for the Free Paper Oral Presentation while the top video presentations will qualify for the Video Case Presentation. The others, upon acceptance, will be put up for poster presentation.

Video Case Submission

Submission Deadline Sunday, 31 August 2019


  1. Subject matter must be endoscopic in nature and pose a clinical challenge or demonstrate an intriguing technique
  2. Files may be no more than 3 minutes in length and may include a narrative audio track that will be used for review purposes, but will not be part of the live presentation
  3. Four videos will be selected. If chosen, you must be present to narrate your video during the video forum. A two-minute panel discussion will follow each presentation
  4. An award will be presented to the top video


  1. Submit your intention to submit a video case using the Video Submission Form, which can be downloaded from the event website, and email to our Conference Secretariat (secretariat@acrls2019.com)
  2. Once received, you will receive further instructions on how to submit your video file

Oral/Poster Abstract Submission

Submission Deadline Sunday, 31st August 2019

Abstracts submitted after the deadline will not be considered

Rules for Submission

  1. All abstracts must be submitted using the Abstract Submission Form which can be downloaded from the event website. All completed abstracts are to be emailed to our Conference Secretariat (secretariat@acrls2019.com). Alternatively, you may save and submit the completed form online
  2. We regret that hardcopy and faxed abstracts will not be accepted
  3. All accepted abstracts may be included in the 5th Asian Congress of Robotic and Laparoscopic Surgery souvenir and website. Therefore, submission of abstracts constitutes the authors’ consent for publication of abstracts
  4. Please ensure the correctness of your abstract as it will be published as submitted; i.e. any error appearing in the submitted abstract will appear in the published book or website
  5. All presenting authors must register for the conference

Submission and Notification

  1. All abstracts submitted will be acknowledged through email within 3 working days upon receipt. Please contact the Conference Secretariat if you do not receive the acknowledgement email
  2. All abstracts will be evaluated against Originality, Study Design, Study Quality, Statistical Methods, Ethical Issues, Content and Importance/Relevance
  3. The Judges decisions are final
  4. The organizing committee reserves the right to make changes to all oral and poster presentation schedules
  5. Presenting authors will receive an email notification on abstract acceptance or rejection by 30 September 2019
Kindly complete the information on the corresponding author as below.  Upload the completed abstract submission form and click submit to complete the submission.

If you have not completed the Abstract Submission Form, you may click here to download.