STEP-BY-STEP GUIDE

ABSTRACT, ORAL AND PAPER SUBMISSIONS

To submit an abstract

Create an account
Register on the registration page
You will create a username and add your email address.
Registration confirmation will be emailed to the email address you submitted.
Open the email you received and click on the first link to set your password.
Create a password (ensure that it is strong) and click on the blue “Reset Password” button.
Please remember your password for future use.
Now you will be able to log in using your username/email address and password.
You can add detailed information to your profile page – this is optional.
To submit your abstract, read the relevant information on the CoSAAMI website.
Click on Submit to submit your abstract for review.
Select +New Abstract
Complete ALL the fields (except attachments, which are optional)
Ensure that you have filled in the keywords field separated by commas and accepted the “Terms and Conditions”.
Click on the blue “Submit” button.
You will receive an email confirming your abstract submission.
Once your abstract has been assigned for review, you will receive an email informing you that your abstract is under review.
Note: You CANNOT edit an abstract while it is under review. It will be marked as “Closed” for edits.
If you have any queries or problems with your submission, please email admin@cosaami.co.za for assistance.

Edit an abstract

To edit an abstract you have submitted, log in using your username/email address and password.
Click on “Edit” next to the abstract you wish to amend.
Edit your submission.
Click on the blue “Submit” button.
Note: You CANNOT edit an abstract while it is under review. It will be marked as “Closed” for edits.
If you need to edit an abstract while “Closed”, please send an email to admin@cosaami.co.za requesting that the submission be reverted to “Pending” status.

Delete an abstract

To delete an abstract you have submitted, log in using your username/email address and password.
Click on “Delete” next to the abstract you wish to delete.
Click the “OK” button on the pop-up window asking if you really want to delete the abstract.
You will see a confirmation message that the abstract has been deleted.
Note: You CANNOT delete an abstract while it is under review. It will be marked as “Closed” for editing or deleting.

Abstract review

Once your abstract has been reviewed, you will receive an email alerting you to the review.
Please note, the review might not include comments if the reviewer did not submit commentary.
If you wish to amend your submission based on reviewer requests or comments, please send an email to admin@cosaami.co.za to request that your submission be reset to a pending status thus allowing you access to make the necessary amendments to your abstract.

Lost your password?

Please request a new password using your username or email address.

Require assistance or have a query?

Please send an email to admin@cosaami.co.za with your query.