Scientific poster competition

What is this competition?

The scientific poster competition presents you with the opportunity to showcase your latest research, on-going projects or innovative work in front of 25,800+ clinical laboratory professionals at Medlab Middle East 2020. Posters are intended to provide delegates, visitors, and participants the ability to connect and engage with each other to discuss the latest topics and work in the field of laboratory medicine, pathology and diagnostics.

It is also a great opportunity to get your work published and stand the chance to win a host of prizes including:

  • Getting your work published at the upcoming Medlab Middle East 2020 in the scientific poster zone area
  • Presenting your poster to 25,800+ delegates, visitors, and participants at the event
  • Receiving a congratulatory certificate 
  • Winning a plaque award
  • Earning a speaker slot at Medlab Asia and Asia Health 2020 happening in Thailand (*travel and accommodation included)

Poster guidelines:

  • Please supply an abstract of your chosen topic, which will include introduction, objectives, and conclusion. The abstract must be aligned with any of the below conference tracks:
    • Laboratory Management
    • Clinical Microbiology
    • Clinical Chemistry
    • Haematology
    • Point of Care Testing
    • Immunology
    • Histopathology & Cytology
    • Molecular Diagnostics & Genetics
    • Blood Transfusion Medicine
    • Digital Pathology
    • Laboratory Innovation
  • Max 300 words, font size 11, Arial (font type).
  • You may include 1 figure or table only.
  • Be as specific as possible about the material you will cover on your poster. 
  • Descriptions that are too short or vague will be considered incomplete.
  • Please email [email protected] if you encounter any issues in uploading the abstract.

Competition details:

Phase 1 - Submit your abstract! 
Out of all abstract entries the top 30 will be selected and asked to submit a designed poster. 

Phase 2 - Present your poster at Medlab Middle East 2020!
The top 30 posters will be displayed at the event and on our website, of these the top 5 posters will be presented to judges at the event in the Scientific Poster Area.

Phase 3 - Win an all-expenses-paid trip to Thailand & become an official conference speaker.
Following the presentations, the judging committee will recognise the top presenter, this winner will receive flights and accommodation for Thailand to speak at Medlab Asia and Asia Health 2020.

What will I receive?

Top 30 abstracts authors will receive a congratulatory certificate and their work will be published on our website and at the event. 

Top 5 poster authors will have the opportunity to present their work at Medlab Middle East 2020 this February.

The winner will be awarded an all-expense-paid trip to Thailand and an exclusive opportunity to speak at the Medlab Asia and Asia Health 2020 conferences. The other 2 runner-ups will receive a plaque award.

What are the deadlines?

Abstract submission deadline: Tuesday, 7 January 2020

Poster submission deadline: Monday, 13 January 2020

Announcing of the winner: Thursday, 6 February 2020                     


Please note that your abstract will be selected based on relevance, best practice, case studies and completeness of the required information submitted.

For any further queries, you can reach out to our team at [email protected]

*Terms and conditions apply.