Abstract submission

It is our pleasure to invite you to submit an abstract for the European Symposium on Pediatric Cochlear Implantation 2023 (ESPCI 2023), that will take place in Rotterdam, the Netherlands, on May 31st – June 3rd 2023.

Note: abstract submitting deadline is February 1st, 2023 12:00 CEST.

*Submitting/presenting an abstract does not exempt you of registration costs. Therefore, do not forget to register as a participant. 

Abstract Guidelines

The ESPCI symposium is centered around 4 major themes. Each theme covers various topics. During your abstract submission you can only choose the topic applicable to your abstract, not the theme.

▪ Hearing and the developing Brain
Topics: Single sided deafness (SSD), auditory neuropathy spectrum disorder (ANSD), bimodal/bilateral, cognition, objective measures and etiology
▪ Novel implants, therapies and fitting
Topics: (robotic) surgery, image guided electrode choice, fitting, EAS (electric acoustic stimulation (EAS)) , imaging, vestibular implant, hearable devices, artificial intelligence, big data, personalized therapy, (otogenetic) inner ear therapies
▪ Growing up with CI
Topics: rehabilitation, psychosocial development, education/career, quality of life, speech-language development, daily CI use, sign language development, patient participation, auditory verbal therapy, Child-parent interaction
▪ Sustainable and green
Topics: economic issues, public health issues, global CI, sustainable care, green health care, access to technology

The following presentation type possibilities are available.
Oral presentation: Abstracts selected for an oral presentation will be scheduled in one of the free paper sessions (see preliminary program). The total duration is 10 minutes (including discussion). Language; English.
Poster presentation: Abstracts selected for a poster presentation will be asked to upload their poster for digital display at the symposium. Out of all accepted posters, a limited number of will be selected and invited to be presented in a plenary session. During the dedicated poster session a representing author is required to be present at the poster. Language; English.