GEST Call for Abstracts

GEST invites researchers from around the globe to share their work with peers and industry. All submitted abstracts will undergo a blinded peer review for quality of research, educational or scientific content, logical presentation, and impact on healthcare.

NEW FOR 2021 ONLY: In response to professional obligations in light of COVID and to allow additional time for timely research to be submitted for consideration, accepted abstracts will not be presented in conjunction with GEST 2021.

A separate Best of GEST Abstracts session will occur on Saturday, July 31, 2021 where the top oral abstracts will be presented, and the top 3 poster presentation abstracts will be announced. In addition, all accepted oral and poster abstracts will be available for viewing on the GEST website beginning July 31, 2021 and featured in JVIR.

The top selected oral presentations will present at the BEST of GEST Abstracts session on Saturday, July 31, 2021 to compete for a GRAND prize for: 

  • 1st Place - $5,000
  • 2nd Place - $2,500
  • 3rd Place - $1,250

*If not selected to present at Best of GEST Abstracts on July 31, 2021, you may be invited to provide a short talk on your abstract at a future session in addition to your recording.

Important Abstract Deadlines

  • Full Abstract Guidelines
  • Wednesday, April 28, 2021
    Initial Abstract Submission Deadline
  • Week Of Monday, June 14, 2021
    Notifications of Abstract Acceptance
  • Wednesday, July 14, 2021
    Final Oral Presentation* Recordings and Poster Presentations Deadline
  • Saturday, July 31, 2021
    Live Broadcast of Top Oral Abstract Presentations at Best of GEST Session