Abstract Submission

Display and Promote Your Work at DFCon 2023

All those engaged in the field of diabetic foot care, wound healing, limb salvage, and amputation prevention are invited to submit an abstract for poster presentation at the upcoming DFCon conference.

Important Dates

Abstract Submission Open:
March 20, 2023
Abstract Submission Deadline:

Deadline extended to August 14, 2023

Poster Abstract notification:
September 1, 2023

Abstract Submission Guidelines

Abstract Submission Info

Each abstract should include a succinct statement in the methods section that describes the relevance of the study methods and statistics used, the level of evidence the study represents, the perceived importance in every day practice and how the study offers innovative perspectives for the future care of these patients.


Upon submission of abstracts, you will be asked to list all potential or financial conflicts of interest for each author, e.g., employment or direct/indirect payments from companies, stock ownership, honoraria received, paid expert testimony.

Submit your Abstract here

Max. Word length

– Purpose: 50 words
– Methods: 100 words
– Results: 150 words
– Conclusions: 50 words


Up to one (1) table allowed. (*a)


– Single space only
– No double spacing permitted
– No hard returns


Up to one (1) image allowed (*b)

*a) The table cannot have more than five (5) columns of data. To be inserted directly in the abstract template. Remember to refer to the table in the abstract text

*b) Images can only be displayed in black and white. (Please take this into consideration when developing images). Images should be between 300 and 600 dpi at 3”x 5

Young Investigator Award

Applicants for this award must be investigators early in their careers, including graduate students, postdoctoral fellows, residents, clinical fellows or junior faculty (M.D., DPM, PhD, or the equivalent), who are conducting basic, translational or clinical research relating the diabetic foot, amputation prevention or wound healing and are less than 5 years out of postgraduate training.

A panel of DFCon experts will review abstracts for poster presentation. The three best poster abstracts and the best abstract submitted for the young investigator award is rewarded with USD 500 for the first authors.

The Annual Poster Competition

Each accepted abstract – with at least one author registered for the conference – will automatically participate in the competition.

Suitable Topics

  • Diabetic limb salvage
  • Lower extremity vascular disease (PAD)
  • Diabetic wound care
  • Wearables and diagnostics pertaining to wound care and the diabetic foot
  • Preventive foot care for obese and diabetic populations
  • Novel population-based epidemiologic analyses of diabetic foot care and outcomes
  • Any topic pertaining to at-risk diabetic foot and wound care patients