Abstract submission for award and journal publication is now closed. If you still wish to submit abstract as poster presentation for this conference, please follow the steps below. Please note that your abstract submitted will not be considered for any award or journal publication.

If you have any question, please contact the secretariat at secretariat@afos2017malaysia.com.


Awards Available

1. Young Investigators’ Award (Oral Presentation)

  • Award will be given to the Best Free Paper Oral Presentations.
  • Presenter must be the first author of the research.
  • Presenter must be below age of 40 on 31st December 2017.

2. Best Poster Award (Poster Presentation)

  • Award will be given to the Best Poster Presentations.
  • Presenter must be present by his/her poster for judges’ evaluation.


  1. Abstract template can be downloaded at this page. Please make sure you use the template provided.
  2. Abstract must be limited to ONE A4-sized page only
  3. The abstract must be limited to 600 words including title. Font size 12, Times New Roman, single spacing and justified fields is the accepted format for abstract submission. Use the abstract template for spacing and organisation of subsections.
  4. Up to 3 figures including graphs and tables, etc. are allowed in each abstract. The font size within the figures must be clearly visible and must not be less than size 10.
  5. All texts and figures/tables must fit within one 2-column page, with 0.75" margin.
  6. The author(s) and institution(s) must be clearly mentioned but will be blinded by the secretariat during the evaluation process.
  7. If the abstract contains identifiers (e.g. name of hospital in the text body), the authors will need to underline them in order for the secretariat to omit them when it is sent for evaluation.
  8. Only abstracts submitted in Microsoft Word file and not more than 2.5MB in size will be considered. Authors are responsible to make sure all the text and figures are visible and formatted correctly for reviewers.
  9. Abstract content should consist of:-
    1. Introduction
    2. Materials and methods
    3. Results
    4. Discussions
    5. Conclusion
    6. References

Abstract review

All accepted abstracts will be published in a supplement issue of the AFOS Journal Osteoporosis and Sarcopenia.

Abstract Review
All abstracts will be reviewed by the Scientific Committee. The Committee reserves the right to:
1. Select the abstracts relevant to the session
2. Decide on the final form of presentation


Important Notes:

  1. Registration is not required prior to abstract submission. All successful free paper abstract submitters MUST register and present during the conference.
  2. If you have any questions on abstracts, please contact the secretariat team at secretariat@afos2017malaysia.com or call +603 2276 0555 from 9am to 5pm.

Wishing you best of luck!

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