Abstracts are published in High Altitude Medicine & Biology and are now online!


Important Dates

1 April 2013​Call for abstracts opens
​15 February 2014​Call for abstract closes
6 April 2014​Final evaluation results



Abstracts should be submitted through the online abstract management system. Abstracts relevant to high altitude and mountain  emergency medicine/rescue will be considered for evaluation. Authors should indicate a subtopic from the list provided on the submission site and preferred presentation format (oral or poster). Eligible authors may also submit their abstract for the ISMM Young Investigator Award.

Notice: Presentation of an abstract (oral or poster) requires registration of at least one author. Abstracts without a registered author after the registration deadline will be rejected.





Abstracts have a maximum word limit of 250 words and should be submitted in English in a non-structured format (no subheadings). Please note that use of abbreviations should be kept to a minimum and measurements should be reported in the International System of Units (SI). References should not be included.

The online abstract management system requires the first author of an abstract to be added as "author" and remaining authors as "co-authors".


Review Process

Each submission will be reviewed by three members of the Scientific Committee. Criteria for evaluations are based on content, scientific merit and relevance of the presented material. Evaluators will make the final assignment of abstracts to a poster or oral presentation. Authors will be informed about the evaluation results by 6 April 2014.



Accepted abstracts are now published online in High Altitude Medicine & Biology (impact factor 1.771).