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Abstract submission is now CLOSED

You must register to the Conference prior to submitting an abstract. You will have the opportunity to submit an abstract during the registration process.

Please submit your abstract following the guidelines below. Abstracts should be clear and concise and should include all the keys points that will be addressed in the proposed presentation or poster.

All submitted abstracts will be reviewed by the Conference Scientific Committee.

Presentation Categories

An abstract can be submitted for presentation at the Conference in one of the following categories:

  • Oral presentation CLOSED
  • Poster presentation CLOSED
  • Oral or poster CLOSED

Submission Deadlines

  • For consideration for an oral presentation: 31 August 2018, extended to 15 September – CLOSED
  • For a poster presentation: 15 October 2018 – CLOSED

Notification of Acceptance

If your abstract is accepted for an oral presentation, you will receive a notification in September 2018.

Submission Guidelines

Have your one page abstract ready before beginning the registration and submission process.

The presenting author must submit the abstract and is required to be the corresponding author for that abstract.

  • TITLE: Scientific names should be italicized.
  • AUTHOR NAME(S), AFFILIATION, AND ADDRESS: List all authors names and affiliations
  • ABSTRACT MAXIMUM LENGTH (not including title, authors and affiliations): 250 words or 1600 characters with spaces

Poster Guidelines

The poster boards provided are adapted to A0 format (see right image)

Your poster should not be larger than A0 format: 117 cm (height) x 96 cm (width), 46.5 in (height) x 37.8 in (width), in portrait format (no landscape).