INSTRUCTIONS FOR WRITING AND SUBMITTING ABSTRACTS
Participants who would like to present an oral or poster presentation should submit an abstract for consideration by the Scientific Committee. The abstracts should be submitted in English only, and will be published in the Book of Abstracts. The Scientific Committee will determine whether the abstract will be accepted for an oral or poster presentation.
The presenting author is required to ensure that all co-authors are aware of the content of the abstract before submission to the Congress agency, and of all communications thereafter.
Instructions for writing abstracts
- abstracts should be written in English
- abstract length: up to 350 words
- up to 10 co-authors
- abstract text: goals, materials and methods, results, conclusion
- linguistic accuracy is the responsibility of the author
- previously published abstract will not be accepted
- accepted abstracts will be published in the Book of Abstracts
Instructions for submitting abstracts
Abstracts should be submitted only via the online submission form here.
Please, follow the instructions step-by-step. Please, do not submit multiple copies of the same abstract.
You will receive confirmation that your abstract has been forwarded for review, indicating the abstract number which it has been allocated. Please, refer to the abstract number in all correspondence regarding the abstract.
Abstract submission deadline: August 25, 2019
INSTRUCTIONS FOR SPEAKERS
- keynote speakers: 20 minutes
- oral presentations: 10 minutes
- panel discussion: 20 minutes after each session
- speakers are kindly asked to adhere to the proposed time limits for presentations – after the designated time runs out, the presentation will be terminated
- speakers are kindly asked to hand in their presentations to the congress agency technician in the session hall at least one hour before their lecture
- languages for oral presentations: English
- language for presentation slides: English only
- avoid writing in capital letters
- avoid writing in red
- avoid full sentences, hints are enough (4-5 per slide)
- 1-2 slides per minute
Instructions for presentations
- presentations should be in English
- computers onsite will be PC’s. Presentations should be in Microsoft PowerPoint (PPT), windows-based environment. Macintosh users who want to submit presentations must export their presentation as a MS PowerPoint file
- file format: onsite operating systems will include Microsoft Office 2013 and Windows 7. The following file formats are supported: .ppt or .pptx
- videos: make sure that you compress the video. There are numerous different file formats and codecs, we recommend using .mp4 videos – H.264 video and AAC audio (MPEG-4 AVC). Other supported file formats are .mpg, .wmv and .avi
- if combining video films with PowerPoint, please make sure to check it in the session hall where your lecture is taking place during a coffee or lunch break prior to your session
- speakers are kindly asked to hand in their presentations to the Congress agency technician in the session hall at least one hour before their lecture
- speakers are kindly asked to give the technical personnel any special instructions they may have at this time, not during the lecture
- all posters will be displayed electronically (e-posters) on monitors
- e-posters should be in English
- presentation format is a PDF document, dimensions 900 x 1600 pixel (portrait format), the file size must be less than 20 MB
- e-poster must contain only ONE slide which displays the whole poster
- e-poster presentations must be sent in no later than October 01, 2019 to the e-mail address: firstname.lastname@example.org
- e-posters sent after this date will not be accepted for presentation, apart from the feature in the Book of Abstracts
- for all questions regarding e-posters and their production, please use the above e-mail address
- avoid shading, underlining, and mixing different types of letters
- avoid capital letters
- do not use fonts smaller than 10 pt
- please use fonts compatible with PC and Mac operating systems (Arial, Courier New, Georgia, Helvetica, Times New Roman)
Best poster award
The jury will award the author of the best poster. More information will be available soon.
Oral or poster presentation is not possible if the registration fee is not paid (excluding keynote speakers).