To all Weinstein 2020 participants,
Given the COVID-19 pandemic, the Conference Organizing Committee has decided with a heavy heart to cancel the Weinstein 2020 meeting. We will keep you posted with new information as soon as the circumstances allow.
Thank you for your understanding.
Gregor Andelfinger, MD, CHU Sainte Justine, Montreal
Ian Scott, PhD, SickKids, Toronto

The Weinstein 2020 organizing committee invites all interested individuals to submit an abstracts for an oral or a poster presentation. The abstract submission will open in November 2019. Abstracts will be reviewed by the Scientific Committee. Notification of acceptance will be sent to the Presenter’s e-mail address. The Scientific Committee’s decisions will be based upon evaluation of its scientific standard. The Scientific Committee reserves the right to assign each accepted abstract into the most appropriate form of presentation (and session). After selection, all presenting authors will be provided with full information regarding PowerPoint preparation, poster size, style and/or layout, as required.  

- Registration is required to submit an abstract.
- Abstracts must be submitted via this Website only. Abstracts submitted via fax,e-mail or CD-R will not be accepted.
- Abstracts will be selected by the Scientific Committee.
- Accepted abstracts will be published and distributed at the Meeting.
- Abstracts must be received by the announced deadline. Abstracts received after the deadline may not be considered.


Download the template (Word File), complete it and save it in PDF format.
- The abstract title is limited to 20 words and the abstract text is limited to 300 words.
- The title should be brief, indicating the nature of the investigation.
- Omit degrees,titles, and appointments of authors.

Select the Scientific Category that best fits your abstract

  • Genetics and epigenetics
  • Regeneration
  • Congenital heart disease models
  • Heart fields and morphogenesis
  • Valvular biology
  • Cardiomyocyte biology and cell fate
  • Vascular biology
  • Organoids and tissue engineering
  • Cardiac conduction and electrophysiology
  • Human genetics

Organize the body of the abstract as follows:

- A brief statement of the purpose of the study;
- A statement of the methods of investigation;
- A summary of the results presented in sufficient detail to support the conclusions;
- The conclusions reached.
( It is not acceptable to state ''The results will be discussed''.)

Use standard abbreviations

Place unusual abbreviations in parentheses after the full word fort the first time it appears.

Please keep abbreviated terms to a minimum.

Use non-proprietary ( Generic) names for drugs
Make your abstract concise

There is a limit of one oral abstract per presenting author. The presenting author must attend the conference and be available to present one talk and/or one poster.

Before you begin the submission process, please prepare the following information:

  1. Presenting author's contact information:
    • Full given name and family name
    • Main affiliation details: institution, address, city, province/state, country, post/zip code
    • E-mail address
    • Phone number where you can easily be reached 
  2. Co-authors' information:
    • Full given name and family name
    • Main affiliation
    • E-mail address



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