Submission policies


All abstracts must arrive by 22 June 2020 (at 23.59h)

Abstracts should be submitted in English only.

IMPORTANT! By default the corresponding author will also be the presenting author in case the abstract is accepted for oral or poster presentation. Abstracts should only be submitted if the corresponding author plans to attend the CBRA   at Rio de Janeiro. This author must be registered in the Congress.

It is not allowed to change the corresponding/presenting author, nor is it allowed to make changes to the list of authors, the list of affiliations or the abstract itself after the corresponding/presenting author has received the outcome of the reviewing process.


Make sure all the details are correct before you submit your abstract. At submission, abstracts should contain unpublished and original material, which has not yet been presented in any other meeting. Each presenting author can only submit one abstract.

Abstracts will be discarded in the absence of the names and addresses of the authors or inadequate submission.


Authors are requested to indicate their preference for oral and/or poster presentation on the abstract submission form. Abstracts that are submitted for oral/poster presentation, but that are not selected for oral communication can be referred to the poster sessions. The decisions of the selection committee are final, including the number of oral presentations.


All accepted abstracts and the index of authors will be published in  JBRA Assisted Reproduction.

All abstract will be reviewed and scored and subsequently accepted for presentation or rejected. This process will take some time to complete and the outcome will be available by July 30th  . At that time the submitter will be notified as to whether his/her abstract has been accepted or not.

Each sub-heading will be only be allowed a fixed number of words, as mentioned above.

 The full abstracts must not exceed a maximum of 650 words.


Please observe the following while preparing the submission of your abstract:

  • Abstracts should be submitted in English only.
  • Abbreviations can be used after defining them first.
  • Tables 
    -Maximum 2(two) / no exceptions/

-Each table:
Maximum 8 columns
Maximum 12 lines.

  • Figures are not allowed
  • Abstract title. Do not use capital letters and do not indent. The title should reflect the content.
  • List the authorswith family name first, followed by initials (i.e. Jones, B.; Smith, J.; and Simpson, A.) The name of the first author is also the presenting author. Do not include professional titles or degrees.
  • Prepare a minimum of at least two, maximum five keywords.
  • Authors are urged to carefully consider the list of topics*,before indicating the single most appropriate topic for their abstract


List of topics

Topic categories:

  • Basic science and Lab
  • Clinical
  • Paramedical (includes Psychology and Nursery)
Topics (when Basic science or Clinical science are selected):
  • Andrology
  • Embryology
  • Ovulation protocols
  • Endometriosis, endometrium and fallopian tube
  • Ethics and law
  • Implantation and early pregnancy
  • Male and female fertility preservation
  • Psychology and counselling
  • Nursery
  • Reproductive surgery (female and male)
  • Stem cells