Abstract submission

Abstract submission


  • The Abstract has to briefly describe the work to be discussed in the paper and also give a concise summary of the findings.  Please note that abstracts should have between 2 000 and 2 500 characters (including spaces) and include relevant scientific information (materials and methods, results and discussion, and conclusions), no references, no figures. 

  • Abstracts must be submitted using the online submission link.
    Do not fax, mail or email your abstracts as they will not be considered.

  • All abstracts must be submitted in English.

  • The names and affiliations of  ALL authors should be included in the abstract, i.e. department, institution, city, country


  • All abstracts must be received by 12pm Wednesday 7th October 2018.
  • Authors will be advised whether accepted for oral, suggested for poster presentations or rejected, by Monday 21th October 2018.
  • Full papers (8 pages) will then be required by 30th November 2018.
  • February 2019 – return of reviewed papers and confirmation of acceptance.
  • A final deadline for submission of finalised papers will be set with the proceedings editor and will be notified shortly.
  • Poster abstracts must be received by Wednesday 1st May 2019 to be accepted.
  • Editorial work to ensure poster abstract they can be submitted to the book of abstracts must be completed by Friday 31st May 2019.
  • Registrations will open shortly.
  • Closing dates for early bird registrations will be the 15th April 2019.
  • The closing date for final registrations, will be confirmed later.