Scientific poster competition - Medlab Middle East

Scientific poster competition

Gain recognition and get published

The scientific poster competition is open for all medical lab professionals and final year students to submit your abstract! This is your opportunity to showcase your research in front of the leading experts!

3 - 6 February 2025

Dubai World Trade Centre

Scientific poster competition

What is this competition?

The scientific poster competition is dedicated to help grow the medical laboratory industry and giving our talented lab professionals a platform to gain recognition, network, get published and win a host of prizes! 

  • Out of all the entries, the top 30 posters will be selected
  • The 10 finalists will present to a judging committee onsite on the 6 February 2024.
  • The winner will be announced on that day and will recieve flight and accommodation to Bangkok and the opportunity to speak at Medlab Asia or Asia Health Congress 2024.
  • The finalists’ posters will be displayed at the live show for delegates, visitors, and participants to view

How can I participate?

To participate in the competition, you can simply submit an abstract of your work as per the below guidelines to [email protected] before 20 December  2023 and our team will get back to you if your abstract is selected.

Please note, only registered attendees of the Medlab Middle East 2024 conferences can participate in the competition

How the competition works?

Participants chose a topic aligned with one of the medical laboratory industry's core areas and submit an abstract including an introduction, objectives, and conclusion

  • 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.

Laboratory Management

   Lab Quality Managment

Clinical Chemistry



Clinical Microbiology

Clinical Genomic Interpretation

Blood Transfusion Medicine


     Sustainability in the Laboratory

    NextGen Medicine

Competition details

Phase 1 - Submitting the abstract

Out of all abstract entries, the top 30 will be selected and asked to submit a designed poster

Phase 2 - Presentation at Medlab Middle East 2024

The selected 30 posters will
be displayed onsite. Out of these 30 selected, the top 10 will get to present their abstracts in front of the judges onsite on the 6th February 2024.Winner will be announced on that day.

Phase 3 - Speaking Opportunity 

Following the presentations, the judging committee will recognise the winning presenter and the winner will receive a research grant of value USD 3,000 by ExpressMed Diagnostics & Research.

What are the deadlines?

Call for abstracts: 30 Nov 2023

Abstract submission deadline: 20 December 2023

  Announcement of finalists (Oral presentation): 11 January 2024

                      Final poster submission: 15 January 2024              

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]

Medlab Middle East Abstract Submission

Please complete step 1 of 2 by filling the form below to submit your abstract. After filling the form, please sbmit your abstract with your bio to [email protected]. For any queries or if you are having trouble filling in the form below, click here to contact us by email.

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