Abstract Guidelines

CALL FOR SUBMISSION OF ABSTRACTS FOR PRESENTATION AT GLOBAL DIGITAL FORUM 2019

The Technical Committee GDF 2019 invites you to submit an abstract to be considered for inclusion in the Technical Program. Accepted abstracts will be presented during Global Digital Forum 2019. Please carefully read the abstract guidelines below before submitting an abstract. Abstracts can be submitted through email or electronically through the web page of GDF 2019. It is the author's responsibility to submit a correctly edited and accurate abstract. Any errors in spelling, grammar or scientific fact will be reproduced as typed by the author. Abstracts will be rejected if they contain no data or if the English is unacceptable. All presenting authors will receive detailed presentation guidelines when their abstract has been accepted.

Acknowledgement of the receipt of abstract submission will be sent to the presenting author's e-mail address immediately upon submission. It is a conference which has been uniquely designed to bring together an unparalleled line-up of business leaders, practitioners and customers from all over the world, who are engaged in driving change at the intersection of Artificial Intelligence, Security/Blockchain, Cloud Services and Internet-of-Things in the key industry verticals.

The theme of the Conference focuses on “Bridging Innovation and Business Growth.” You will be immersed in real-life use cases from practitioners, breakthrough technology ideas from innovators, strategic vision from thought leaders, and industry predictions from analysts in this rapidly changing era of Digital Transformation. Our key industry verticals are financial services, energy and environment, retail, media and entertainment, healthcare and pharma, manufacturing, logistics, transportation and automotive, agriculture, infrastructure and smart cities.

Your presentation may incorporate multiple themes, including but not limited to: 8 tracks focussed on Finance, Agriculture, Retail, Infrastructure and Smart Cities, Health and Pharma, Manufacturing and Transportation. The sessions may include themes like AI – the biggest disruptor of finance sector, IoT & Big Data Analytics in Banking and Financial Services, Blockchain - the future of financial institutions, How the coming Cloud services Technology is going to disrupt the financial sector globally, How IOT will ensure better and safer future cities, Future proofing of Infrastructure by Artificial Intelligence, Smart Cities expectations from the Digital Transformation through Blockchain, Cloud Based applications-key to the future of infrastructure & smart cities, AI/IOT/Blockchain/Cloud in retail, media and entertainment, role of blockchain/IOT in logistics and transportation, AI/Cloud/IOT as the most promising platforms for health and pharma companies, digital technologies in energy sector to make it sustainable, or application and use cases of digital technologies in agriculture and farming.

Abstracts may be submitted for Oral presentation

Time for oral presentation of each Scientific Paper will be restricted to 10 minutes, with an additional 2 minutes for Q&As. We encourage work that introduces new ideas and concepts, research and understandings to the field, as well as analysis of both successes and failures. Please read the following guidelines carefully before submitting your abstract:

Abstract Guidelines

  • The abstract must be written and presented in English
  • Abstracts must contain original data and should meet international ethical standards
  • A maximum of three abstracts may be submitted by the same presenting author
  • An abstract cannot be submitted to more than one thematic category
  • Case reports that include findings that are significant and have applied appropriate statistical and analytical methods will be considered for presentation. All other case reports will not be accepted for oral or poster presentation
  • Previously published and presented abstracts can be submitted
  • Use a maximum of 250 words
  • The abstract title must have the first letter of each word capitalized
  • Tables and graphs should not be included in the abstract
  • References (maximum of 2) can be included in the body of the text
  • The abstract title and the author(s) or names of institutions are not to be included in the abstract text
  • Standard abbreviations may be employed in the text. Place special or unusual abbreviations in parentheses after the full wording at the first time the full wording appears in the body of the text
  • Standard abbreviations may be employed in the text. Place special or unusual abbreviations in parentheses after the full wording at the first time the full wording appears in the body of the text
  • Trade names are not allowed
  • These abstracts must present information that is significant to clinical, translational or basic science, uses appropriate study design, analytical methods and statistical methods and is clearly and logically written.

Organization of the Abstract

In order to make the abstract as informative as possible, please provide:

Abstract Guidelines

  • A brief statement of the purpose of the study
  • The method used
  • The result observed
  • The conclusions based upon the results

It is inadequate to state "The results will be discussed" or "The data will be presented." We kindly ask you to subtitle the paragraphs in bold format in the following order: Background, Method, Results, and Conclusions.

Abstract Revisions

Changes to abstracts are accepted only until the submission deadline by using the abstract submission website.

Submission Deadline

15 June 2019

Abstract Submission Disclosure Policy

GDF 2019 requires that presenting authors submit all conflict of interest disclosures.

Notification of Acceptance

Notification of acceptance/rejection will be emailed by the 31st May 2019. The presenting author will receive all correspondence regarding the abstract status, presentation type, date and time on their email.

Copyright Policy

Abstracts should not include libelous or defamatory content. Material presented in abstracts should not violate any copyright laws. If figures/graphics/images have been taken from sources not copyrighted by the author, it is the author’s sole responsibility to secure the rights from the copyright holder in writing to reproduce those figures/graphics/images for both worldwide print and web publication. All reproduction costs charged by the copyright holder must be borne by the author.

Resubmission Policy

An abstract which has been previously published or presented at a national, regional or international meeting can only be submitted provided that there are new methods, findings, updated information or other valid reasons for submitting. If preliminary or partial data have been published or presented previously, the submitting author will be required to provide details of the publication or presentation, along with a justification of why the abstract merits consideration for GDF 2019. This information will be considered by the Scientific Committee when making final decisions. If the author neglects to provide these required details and justification, or if evidence of previous publication or presentation is found, the abstract will be rejected.

Plagiarism

The conference organizers regard plagiarism as serious professional misconduct. All abstracts are screened for plagiarism and when identified, the abstract and any other abstracts submitted by the same author are rejected.

Registration and Payment

The conference organizers regard plagiarism as serious professional misconduct. All abstracts are screened for plagiarism and when identified, the abstract and any other abstracts submitted by the same author are rejected.

  • The presenting author must register for the Conference and pay the registration fee before 1st August 2019
  • Abstracts will be automatically withdrawn if the presenting author is not registered

Travel

Abstract presenters are responsible for arranging and paying for their own registration, travel and hotel arrangements.

EMail

The email for submission of abstracts is: convenor@gdfevent.com. Please ensure that the presenting author’s address, telephone numbers, fax numbers and e-mail address/s is/are mentioned in the e-mail.