AMASI Bursary Award and Application Guidelines


Dear AMASI Members & Delegates,

The Organizing Committee of AMASICON 2023 invites abstracts for Travel Bursary awards in the following category

Best Paper: AMASI Medal & Citation to the best paper + Rs 15,000 for all top six best paper (Prime time podium presentation)

Best Video: AMASI Palanivelue Medal & Citation to the best video + Rs 15,000 for all top six best Video (Prime time podium presentation)

Young Scholar Award : AMASI Medal & Citation to the best presented young scholar + Rs 15,000 award for top six young scholars- Surgery/Gynae PG Students and MAS fellows are only eligible below age of 40 yrs.

Best Poster award : AMASI Medal & Citation to the best poster + Rs 15,000 for all top six best Posters (Prime time podium presentation)

Free Video

Free Paper

Poster Presentations. (E-posters)


Abstracts will be accepted from 15th February 2023 till 30th June 2023.

All (Oral, Video, Posters, young scholar) Abstracts will be accepted online through the website only.

Acceptance of Abstract information will be sent within 15 days of receipt of the abstract. However the category in which accepted for presentation will be informed by 15th July 2023.

All Bursary Awards are given only to AMASI Members.

Presenting Author has to be an AMASI Member. PG students can become associate AMASI members.

All accepted abstract for presentation will need conference registration during presentation.

One presenting author can submit a maximum of two papers.


All abstract have to be submitted only in the website

Abstracts can be submitted for the following categories for which should be clearly selected / mentioned. Upper GI, Bariatric, Lower GI, Hepatobilliary, Abdominal Wall including Hernia, Solid Organs, Emerging technology & General Laparoscopy.

Structured abstract (Introduction, Materials methods, Result & conclusion) of maximum 450 words (Including Title) should be submitted for both best paper & young scholar award, free papers along with the title page (Name of authors, Institution & contact email & phone no). Upload a PDF file / word file / Copy paste the abstract in the space provided in website for abstract.

Best Video & Free Video should be uploaded on the website with or without voice (Maximum size – 300MB) in JPEG / MP4 format. Author name and affiliation should be mentioned separately as per the directions in the website.

All award papers/posters/videos & young scholars have to be physically presented offline on the assigned podium. No voice recorded paper or video will be marked or awarded during the conference.

As all selection will be in the blinded format, the abstract submitter should in no way mention his/her
institute or place of work in the text or in the video