Closing date for abstracts:     28 September 2018

Notice of acceptance by:        15 October 2018


Abstract Categories:

  • Endocrinology of cardiovascular disease
  • Targeting the ACE2/Ang 1-7 axis of the RAAS
  • AT2 Receptors
  • Metabolic aspects of cardiovascular disease
  • Molecular mechanisms of hypertension
  • Therapeutic interventions targeting the RAAS (ARNI/Angiotensinogen siRNA)
  • Cardioprotection and interventions for heart failure

The Organising Committee invites submission of abstracts to be considered for oral or poster presentation (please indicate your preference). Authors are requested to follow the instructions clearly.

  • Oral presentation
  • Poster presentation

Abstract Format

Maximum of 200 words in MS Word. Page set up with A4 margins, top, bottom, Times New Roman 12 pt font – left justified. No graphs or diagrams permitted.

Provision has been made for a few short oral presentations and 15 poster presentations. Note: All visuals shown must have informed consent. Speakers must declare conflict of interest before starting their presentations.

Kindly divide your abstract according to the following headings:

First line: Title in bold (centre justified)
Second line: Authors surname followed by initials or first name. Underline presenting author if not the first author
Third line: Affiliation / Institution
Fourth line – leave blank
First paragraph: (untitled) introduction / background
Second paragraph: Aim or objective (title in bold)
Third paragraph: Method
Fourth Paragraph Results a table or graph may be embedded in the text but must be legible when the printed version will be shrunk to at approximately 25% size for publication.
Final paragraph Conclusion
References are not necessary
Presenter’s e-mail address on last line

Oral Presentations

The official language of the conference is English. There will be selected oral presentations.


Accepted posters will be displayed at the conference  Centre. Posters (Portrait only – no landscape accepted)should at most measure 95cm (width) and approximately 1.5m (height). Full details for preparation of posters will be included in the abstract acceptance letter.


Please email raas2018@eventmanagementsolutions.co.za