Abstract Submission

Abstract Submission

The Asia Pacific Federation of Coloproctology (APFCP) biennial congress provides a program of workshops and sessions to ensure delegates are at the forefront of advancing the science, practice of colorectal surgery and trends of the Asia-Pacific region. 

Abstracts will be reviewed by the Scientific Programme Committee who reserves the right to accept or reject abstracts for presentation. Authors will be notified if their abstract has been accepted.

All authors of accepted abstracts must be registered as Congress delegates. Speakers must declare the conflict of interest before starting their presentations.

Selection Criteria

The scientific committee considers the following criteria when making their assessment.

  1. Overall quality of abstract
  2. Clarity of objectives
  3. Sound scientific content and basis
  4. Proposed content is not a promotion of your products, services nor organisation (You may use your organisation as an example or case study to support the aim of your presentation but it must be balanced with other examples or case studies)

Key Date

  1. Abstract Submission Opens  1 June 2018
  2. Abstract Submission Closes   1 December 2018
  3. Extended Abstract Submission Deadline   31 December 2018
  4. Notification of Acceptance / Rejection of Abstracts*   31 December 2018
    20 January 2019
    * Communication via email
  5. Early bird registration Closes  31 December 2018


  1. To submit your abstract you will first need to be a paid registrant for the Congress, in case your abstract is not accepted your registration fee would be refunded after deducting 10% processing fee. 
  2. One person can submit only up to 3 abstracts.
  3. All abstracts must be submitted electronically.

Abstract Submission is Closed

List of Abstract Topics:

  1. Colorectal Cancer
  2. Benign Colorectal Disease
  3. Enterostomal Therapies
  4. Functional Disorders
  5. IBD
  6. Other

List of Abstract Categories:

  1. Basic Science
  2. Clinical 
  3. Research
  4. Other

Abstract Type:

  1. Oral
  2. Poster
  3. Video

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Organised By

Malaysian Society of Colorectal Surgeons

Asia Pacific Federation of Coloproctology

Supported By

Ministry of Tourism & Culture Malaysia

Malaysia Convention & Exhibition Bureau

Tourism Malaysia

Malaysian Oncological Society

Malaysian Enterostomal Therapy Nurses Association

Malaysian Ostomy Association

Colorectal Cancer Survivorship Society Malaysia

M&T Network Consultancy



Platinum Sponsor

Servier Malaysia Sdn Bhd

Silver Sponsors

Johnson & Johnson Medical Malaysia



Abbott Laboratories


Biolitec AG

Carl Zeiss


Coloplast A/S

ConvaTec Sdn Bhd


Karl Storz

Lap Tech Medical Sdn Bhd

Medi-Life (M) Sdn Bhd

Merck Sdn Bhd

Meril Endo Surgery Pvt Ltd

M&T Network Consultancy

Olympus(M) Sdn Bhd

Pfizer (M) Sdn Bhd

Pantai Hospital Kuala Lumpur

Smith & Nephew

Sony South East Asia

Sunway Medical Centre

Transmedic Healthcare Sdn Bhd

Tripartite Colorectal Meeting 2020

UMMI Surgical Sdn Bhd

WSM Medic Sdn Bhd