Video submission

Deadline for receipt of videos is now closed

Read these instructions carefully before you submit your video


Please note the following criteria for submissions:

  • Duration of video: 10 minutes maximum
  • Sound: all videos should be accompanied by a clear voice-over in English.
  • Video quality: videos should have a minimum definition of 720p (1080p preferred).

How to submit a video

  • Videos should be uploaded on to YouTube or other video hosting service as an unlisted video and the URL submitted via the online abstract form.
  • Once your video has loaded, make sure that you have filled in the basic details: giving the title for your submission and a short description. You may also wish to edit the advanced settings.
  • Then go to the 2018 abstract submission website and create an Oxford Abstracts account or log in if an account already exists.
  • Create a new abstract for your video submission.
  • Paste the URL of your uploaded video into the abstract submission form.
  • Underneath the URL type the duration in minutes and seconds of your video.
  • Complete the remainder of the abstract submission form and submit.
  • You are permitted to submit a video that will be presented at another national/international meeting either prior to or after the Association of Coloproctology 2018 meeting.
  • The maximum number of words for the abstract text is 250 (excluding the title and authors).
  • When submitting the names of authors put the initials in the field labelled “First Name”.
  • When you submit your video abstract select a category from the following 16 categories.
    1. Colorectal cancer – diagnosis and endoscopy
    2. Colorectal cancer – tumour biology/markers and genetics
    3. Colorectal cancer – enhanced recovery
    4. Colorectal cancer – risk assessment and outcomes
    5. Colorectal cancer – surgery and stents
    6. Follow up/survivorship/late effects of treatment
    7. Emergency colorectal surgery
    8. Laparoscopic surgery
    9. Chemotherapy/radiotherapy
    10. Imaging
    11. Pathology
    12. IBD/pouches/stomas
    13. Functional bowel disease/pelvic floor/constipation
    14. Proctology
    15. Training
    16. Miscellaneous

Amending a submission

You can do this at any time up to the deadline.

  • Log in to the submission system
  • You will see a list of the abstracts that you have submitted. Click on the abstract that you wish to change.
  • Amend the abstract as necessary.
  • When you reach the final step and press “Submit” you will be sent an email confirming that your abstract has been amended.

Withdrawing a video

If you want to withdraw a video please contact Anne O’Mara, ACPGBI Administration Manager, email: