Abstract Embargo Release Policy at IGCS 2022

Abstract Embargo Release Policy at IGCS 2022

Key Dates:

  • September 8th, 2022: Embargo release for abstracts submitted during the regular abstract submission period and accepted into the 2022 IGCS scientific program. Abstracts for Trials in Progress will be released on the same date.
  • September 14th, 2022: Embargo release for seminal abstracts.
  • September 29th, 2022: Embargo release for late-breaking abstract selected for oral presentation.


Abstract titles and presenter names of abstracts selected for oral, focused plenary and featured surgical film presentations are visible via the IGCS 2022 interactive program in their designated sessions.

The abstract bodies of all abstracts* submitted and accepted for presentation during the regular submission period (e.g. selected for oral, focused plenary, featured printed poster, ePoster, featured surgical film, and on-demand surgical film presentations), as well as abstracts of Trials in Progress will be released on September 8th, 2022, on the IGCS 2022 website under “Abstract E-Book”. Abstracts will also be visible via the interactive program if allocated to sessions with oral, focused plenary or featured surgical film presentations.

Seminal abstracts allocated to sessions Plenary 01 and Plenary 04 will be released on the website and via the interactive program on September 14th, 2022.

Late-breaking abstracts will be released on the day of their presentation before the session start. The 2022 IGCS scientific program includes two late-breaking abstracts allocated to Plenary session 01.

*Please note that only abstracts of registered presenting authors are included in the IGCS 2022 scientific program.