We are delighted to announce the the German Society for General Surgery (Deutsche Gesellschaft für Allgemein- und Viszeralchirurgie) are supporting Pancreas Cancer 2020 with prizes for the best abstracts.

Best Paper  – €1500

Best Poster €500

There will also be a prize of €150 to the top ten submissions from young clinicians and researchers. 

We really look forward to receiving your submission.


Important Dates
Deadline for Abstract Submission
9 March 2020
Notification of abstract acceptances 23 March 2020
Early Bird Registration fee deadline 10 April 2020
Deadline for cancellation of registration 10 April 2020

These dates are correct at the time of publishing and are subject to change.

Review Process

By submitting an abstract the authors thereby guarantee that the abstract submitted describes unpublished results; and human and experimental studies have been undertaken with the appropriate ethics approval and official permission from the proper authorities. The criteria for accepting abstracts will be based on the degree of originality. In order to make the reviewers work as efficient and the selection as objective as possible, the following instructions should be observed.

Abstract Submission Instructions

  • Deadline is 9 March 2020 .
  • Abstracts must be submitted electronically through the Pancreas Cancer 2020 website.
  • The abstract must be written in English.
  • The title or text should not indicate the country of origin, unless it is pertinent to the topic.
  • Maximum 2500 characters/ approx. 250 words (including spaces and excluding the title and contact information of authors).
  • It is the author’s responsibility to submit a correct abstract; any errors in spelling, grammar, or scientific fact will be published as typed by the author, if accepted. Poor English may be a cause for rejection.
  • Full presentation specification will be made available on the website and forwarded together with the abstract acceptance.
  • All abstract presenters must pay the registration fee and are committed to make their presentation in the poster session allocated by the Program Committee. The deadline for the early registration fee is the April 10, 2020. If the abstract is not accepted the registration fee is refundable.
  • The Presenting Author will receive all correspondence concerning the abstract and is responsible for informing the other authors of the status of the abstract.
  • Acknowledgement of abstract receipt will be sent to the stated email address. If you do not receive the confirmation within 24 hours of submission, please contact Pancreas Cancer 2020 Abstract Department at:
  • Notification of acceptance/rejection of the abstracts will be emailed by March 23, 2020.
  • During your submission, you will have the opportunity to save your abstract until you are ready to submit. Please note that once your abstract has been submitted, no further changes can be made.