12th Białystok International Medical Congress for Young Scientists will be held on 20th-22nd April 2017 at the Educational-Scientific Center, the Faculty of Health Sciences, Medical University of Białystok, Szpitalna Street 37
(see the localization).

English is the official language of the Congress.

Active participants take an active part in scientific sessions by presenting their scientific work; they compete for prizes with other active participants. After the presentation they are awarded with Paper Presentation Certificate. Active participants are free to attend all lectures, workshops and the social programme.

Passive participants may attend all lectures, workshops, the social programme and all scientific sessions during the Congress. During reception at the conference venue they receive Participation Certificates.

All participants register via registration form available through our system. While filling in the form, you must choose the type of participation – passive or active. Registration will be complete, when you receive the confirmation of registration to your email box – make sure the email address you’ve given is correct. If the registration process is successful, your personal account will be ready for you to use.

Active participants should upload their abstracts through our system and submit it for review. After abstract submission you should get confirmation from our system.

The only way for submitting an abstract is through your personal account at our website. Abstract sent via email will not be taken into consideration.

Remember that uploading the abstract doesn’t equal submitting. After uploading an abstract to your account, you can modify and correct it, and it’s not officially submitted until you send it for review.

The deadline for submitting an abstract is February 19h 2017, until 23:59.

No, after the abstract is sent for review you won’t be able to make any changes to its content. Therefore, after uploading and before submitting it make sure to check whether it contains any mistakes.

Our confirmation emails are generated automatically, so an issue like that happens rarely. However, if you registered, submitted an abstract, paid the fee and submitted confirmation of payment and weren’t notified, you should contact us as soon as you can and we will fix things up.

Yes, one active participant can present up to three papers.

Any kind of scientific work done by a student of medical university or faculty can be submitted as long as it is original and related to medical sciences.

Review papers will be disqualified.

After your online registration you will be asked to upload an abstract of your research and to classify it into one of the given medical fields. Keep in mind, that:

  • The abstract cannot be longer that 2000 characters NOT including spacebars, not including title and internal titles.
  • Only abstracts in the English language will be reviewed.
  • Make sure to structure your abstract as follows:
    • For regular abstracts: background, aim, methods, results, conclusions.
    • For case reports: background, case report, conclusions.
  • Do not include any graphics (graphs, pictures, grids) in your abstract.
  • You will be able to modify and correct your abstract uploaded to your account at our website until you officially submit it for review. The deadline for abstract submission closes on 19th February 2017, 23:59.
  • All qualified abstracts will be published in the 12th BIMC Book of Abstracts, so make sure yours doesn’t contain any grammar or spelling mistakes.
  • DO NOT forget about filling all boxes in abstract submission form.

After the qualification process is complete, you will be notified via email with the results of the qualification. You will be informed about the results no later than March 5th 2017

The work should be presented by one of its authors.

Regular oral presentation should take 7 minutes for presentation and 3 minutes for discussion. Presenter of a case report has 5 minutes for presentation and 2 minutes for discussion. Please take notice of the time, because your presentation will be interrupted when you exceed the specified time frame.

Yes, all co-authors present at the session can answer questions about their work during discussion.

No, the paper must be presented by only one of the authors.

Yes, but only after discussing this matter with the organizing committee. If there’s going to be someone else presenting your work instead of you, please contact us as soon as you can. Keep in mind, that in this case the Presentation Certificate will include the other person’s name, not yours.

There is only one acceptable form of payment: a money transfer to a bank account of the Students’ Scientific Society of the Medical University of Bialystok. Account number and additional information will be sent to you in abstract acceptance mail.

Unfortunately, there is no such possibility.

Information about fees is available here.

Active  and Passive participants must pay the registration fee no later than March 12th  2017.

Active and passive participants will receive Congress materials, book of abstracts, admittance to workshops and lectures, catering, the great gala, integration party and access to all of the sessions.

No, registration fee is charged only once, regardless of the number of accepted papers.

If you want an invoice, sent e-mail to us: vat.bimc@gmail.com

Unfortunately, no. The registration fee is non-refundable.

For information regarding fees: fees.bimc@gmail.com
For information regarding VAT invoices: vat.bimc@gmail.com
For information regarding VISA: visa.stn@umb.edu.pl

For any other information: bimc.stn@umb.edu.pl

Unfortunately we are unable to provide any financial support for your travel.

We accept only Microsoft PowerPoint 97-2003 format – PPT files. They should be smaller than 25 MB.
If you have a larger presentation, we can increase your storage. Please e-mail to us: bimc.stn@umb.edu.pl


Important dates:

6.02.2017
the opening of registration

19.02.2017
DEADLINE for abstracts submission

until 12.03.2017
DEADLINE for submitting proof of payment


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