The 8th World Ayurveda Congress will be conducting exclusive Scientific
Sessions to showcase the recent advances in research made in the field
Oral and poster abstracts
The Scientific Committee of globally renowned experts will review the
abstracts submitted as per guidelines outlined below. The decisions of
the Scientific Committee are final on all matters pertaining to the presentation
and publication with regard to the Congress. The abstracts
must be submitted only through the online submission module at www.
General Recommendat ions
The title of the abstract should clearly indicate the subject of the research,
the method and purpose of the study. If selected, it will also
be the title of the presentation. The target group of practitioners, planners,
manufacturers, consumer groups and traders. Scientific abstracts
should not be considered as a means to advertise products. The World
Ayurveda Congress provides alternate opportunities for promotion of
To submit abstracts and papers, use the online module by visiting www.
ayurworld.org. Abstracts submitted in any other mode will not be accepted.
It is the responsibility of the authors that the papers are written
in correct British English. The editors will not do any text editing or
reformatting. All diagrams, pictures, tables and equations used in posters
should be visible and readable.
As conference proceedings will be available in digital form too, colours
may be used in figures. Colour scheme should be gray scale convertible
for black and white printouts. All submitted abstracts will be peer-reviewed
by the Scientific Committee. Authors will be notified of abstract
acceptance by e-mail, no later than 20 August 2018. The last date for
submission of abstracts is 30 June 2018.
Format for Oral Presentations and Posters
All oral presentations will get 8 minutes followed by 2 minutes of discussion
via a moderator. Outstanding submissions may be chosen for longer
Submissions should be structured under the headings – Purpose, Methods,
Results & Conclusion. This is applicable to all abstracts whether it is
basic or clinical research including literary research works. Research is a
process of asking a question and finding an answer by using a methodology
to obtain findings.
This process should be highlighted in the abstract. During the Congress,
space will be available for poster exhibition. Posters are graphic presentations
of a scientific paper. The guidelines for oral abstracts are also
applicable to the poster
abstracts. During July 2018, a template for the poster will be made
available at www.ayurworld.org. The poster should then be submitted
as a PDF file to papers @ayurworld.org no later than 20 August 2018.
Publication of Abstracts
All selected abstracts of both oral presentations and posters of authors
who have registered will be published in the Abstract book of the 8th
World Ayurveda Congress. They will also additionally appear in the official
journal of World Ayurveda Foundation, Journal of Ayurveda and
Integrative Medicine (J-AIM).