Dear Partners,

The 54th Laurentian Conference of Rheumatology will take place on May 10-11 2024.

Clinicians, I invite you to submit your clinical case summaries, especially but not necessarily related to the expertise of our guest speakers.

Researchers, I invite you to present the results of your original clinical or basic research work of rheumatologic interest.

Carol Yeadon, MD

Secretary LCR

Guidelines for abstract submissions:

Deadline: Friday, March 29th at 11:59pm

Submission Categories:

1. Research work.
2. Case presentation.

Maximum Length: 400 words.

Presentation Formats:

  1. TBD – virtual
  2. Oral Presentations: 15 minutes are allocated for each presentation of which 20% should be reserved for questions and discussion.

Notification of acceptance of abstracts:

The person responsible for the abstract submission, as indicated in the abstract submission form, will be contacted by a member of the organizing committee of the Conference.

Students, Residents, Post-docs and Fellows:

The Carol Yeadon Prize will be attributed to students, post-docs, or fellows who are deemed to have created the best presentations in the following 3 categories: best poster, best research presentation, and best oral presentation of a clinical case. A jury will be formed to evaluate the submissions and to select the winning author for each category, who will be receiving a prize valued at 500$.

Industry-initiated abstract

A $175 fee applies for an industry-initiated submission. Taxes are included.