We welcome abstracts about coagulation factors, hemophilias, rare bleeding disorders, von Willebrand factor and disease, gene therapy, DDAVP, ADAMTS-13, hemolytic-uremic syndrome (HUS), TTP and other thrombotic microangiopathies. All submissions will be peer-reviewed by a Scientific Committee. The best abstracts will be selected as oral communications. There will be also a poster display session and all contributions will be published as a supplement of the prestigious Blood Transfusion (IF:1.6).

The Abstract Book is now online: read it here


  • Abstracts may be submitted in English only electronically through the website starting from December, 13th 2016.
  • Abstract submission deadline is May, 31st 2017.
  • Abstracts selected for the oral communication and the poster sessions will have to be presented by one of the actual authors. Presenting authors can be designated at a later time.
  • All presenting authors must be registered for the Conference.
  • Submitted abstracts must be structured into: Background/Aims, Materials and Methods, Results, Conclusions.
  • When submitting your abstract, you may upload in the system also one Table and/or Figure.
  • Figures should be submitted as .jpg files with a resolution of 300 dpi (dots per inch).
  • The length of the abstract must not exceed 300 words.
  • The title must not exceed 200 characters (including spaces) or approximately 20 words.
  • Please, include the names of each author in the order you would like to see them published. Specify all authors’ full names and affiliations and avoid including degree acronyms (i.e., BS, MS, PhD, etc) or credentials (CSCS, etc). Affiliations should be in English and must include Department, Institute, Town, Country. Example: John Smith, Department of Internal Medicine, University of Milan, Milan, Italy.
  • Abstracts can be edited or deleted until you are ready to submit them. Once they are submitted, no further changes will be possible.

For any questions, please contact the Organizing Secretariat:
SMC media
Phone: +39 02 83419430 (1)
Fax: +39 02 93663665
E-mail: abstract@bic2017.org – You may also copy congress@smc-media.com or event@smc-media.com if you don’t receive a quick reply.


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