EURORDIS: Call for poster abstract submissions ahead of European Conference on Rare Diseases 2022

Ahead of its European Conference on Rare Diseases & Orphan Products 2022, EURORDIS has opened a call for poster abstracts submissions (deadline is 21 April 2022).

Please read the information below on the Guidelines, Posters Scoring, Disqualification Criteria and Posters Themes before submitting your abstract.

By submitting your 300-word abstract, you will be automatically entered into a lottery giving you a chance to win a free pass to attend the conference!


  • Poster abstract submissions accepted in English only.
  • Poster abstract submissions are limited to 300 words.
  • You may be the co-author of any number of poster abstracts but the presenting author of only one.
  • Please indicate if your abstract has already been presented at other events.

Posters scoring

Posters will be scored using the following criteria:

1) Relevance of the topic to rare diseases

  • Relevance, currency (how new/recent/up-to-date the information/study is), significance and appropriateness to the conference/theme
  • Practical application to the field

2) Quality of content

  • Clarity of the title
  • Concision, coherence and clarity of content (summary of purpose and methodology, results, conclusions, next steps/practical application, etc.)
  • Methodology of the given study/poster
  • Originality (posters can be presented at other conferences prior to ECRD 2022)

Disqualification criteria

  • Commercial product promotion
  • Disregard for above guidelines
  • Submission after the deadline
  • Incorrect submission channel (must use the online form)

Poster themes

We encourage patient groups, academics, health care professionals and all other interested parties having conducted research or studies on rare diseases or public health projects to submit a poster abstract to the ECRD 2022.
The recommended themes below correspond to the topics included in the Programme and have been selected by the Programme Committee who would like to have these addressed. By clicking on the titles you will access more information that can serve as a valuable guide as you develop your poster abstract.