NEWS will consist of 4 web-based sessions of approximately 70 minutes in length moderated by subject experts who will give a keynote presentation. This event is designed to provide young investigators with an opportunity to showcase their research at a time when venues are limited.
Call for Abstracts
The abstract submission portal for ISTA NEWS is open! Abstracts will be accepted until Monday, August 24th, 2020 on the following topics:
- Computer assisted surgery: training tool or surgical assistant?
- 3D printing: potential applications in arthroplasty
- Computational modeling for arthroplasty applications
- Evaluating the effectiveness of new technologies
- Economic impact of COVID-19 on arthroplasty
- Patient evaluation & follow-up: the emerging role of telemedicine & wearable sensors
- Abstract body may be no more than 500 words.
- Up to 3 figures may be attached.
- ISTA membership is not required to submit.
- Any number of abstracts can be submitted for consideration.
- Submissions may be edited until the abstract submission deadline.
- Submissions will be selected for presentation after scoring by an expert panel of reviewers. Authors will be notified of the outcome by Friday, September 25th.
- All selected abstracts require a verbal presentation.
- There is no fee to present accepted abstracts.
- Early career investigators working in academia, medicine or industry.
- Must be enrolled in a formal course of training in Engineering, Science, Medicine or Surgery (or other field of study related to technology in arthroplasty) at an accredited educational/training institution (e.g. PhD, MD), or have graduated from such a program within four years prior to the date of the symposium.
- Must be the primary investigator of the work submitted for presentation.
Please note: Presenters returning to a research or clinical activity after parental leave, career breaks or time in other roles are particularly welcome. In these cases, the 4 year eligibility period will be extended by the documented amount of time away from the presenter’s research or clinical career.