Abstracts and Awards

Abstract Deadlines

The deadline for the abstract submission is closed.

Abstract Guidelines

Guidelines for Submission

  • Abstract language: English.
  • The content of the abstract is limited to 2'500 caracters (title, authors' names and affiliation excluded) should be divided (if applicable) into
    • Aim(s)
    • Methods
    • Results
    • Conclusions 
  • Acknowledgements and references can be added in a separate field below the abstract content. 
  • References should be indicated using the following format: author name, journal name, year of publication, volume, starting page, without manuscript title e.g., (Smith AG. et al. J Fant 2002:79:567).
  • Abstracts can be submitted for posters or for oral communications or for both.
  • Abstracts that have been presented at a foreign congress during the last year, can be submitted again.
  • Abstracts that have been published in a journal cannot be submitted.
  • Abstracts that have been submitted at an earlier SSNR or SSNS congress cannot be be submitted again.

Abstract Rating

The submitted abstracts will be reviewed and rated by members of the society boards and the scientific committee.

Abstract Notifications

Acceptance for posters and oral communications will be communicated to the submitting author later on in June 2020. More information will follow.

Abstract Publication

Accepted abstracts will be published as follows:

SSNS: Journal of Neurological Surgery

SSNR: Journal Clinical Translational Neuroscience

Awards and Award Ceremony


  • Research Prize (Further information can be found here: Link)
  • Best Poster Prize
  • Travel Grant: Swiss Korean Exchange Program (Further information can be found here: Link)


  • Peter Huber Prize (Further information can be found here: Link)
  • Best Poster Prize

The award ceremony will take place during the congress.