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Call for Abstracts

Applicants are invited to share their scientific results at the event as a poster, by first submitting an abstract with their application. In addition a 14 short talks and 10 workshop talks may be selected from submitted abstracts. Short talks (ST) will be of 15 (12+3) minutes and workshop talks of 20 (17+3) minutes. Posters will be displayed on poster boards in a dedicated area at the venue, and should not exceed 120 cm height by 90 cm width (equal to 47 inches height by 35 inches width) .

Abstracts must be submitted via the online participant portal before the deadline of  December 15th.

Accepted abstracts will be searchable on the Congress website around the time of the event, and collected in an abstract book.

Abstract submission guide

  1. Each applicant can submit only one abstract to the event.
  2. After logging in, select the 'Abstract' tab on the top menu of your participant account on the Congress website.
  3. Abstract Track:  Invited speakers should select the Invited Speakers track . The other abstract submissions should be into the relevant track. If you do not want to be considered for a short talk or a workshop talk please choose the Poster track. If you would like your abstract to be considered for a presentation, please answer 'Yes' to the question about oral presentation and choose the applicable track. For example, the Junior Investigator (under 5 years of appointment) or senior investigator track for PIs. Students should choose the PhD or PostDoctoral Fellows Track. These Tracks will be considered for talks in the appropriate afternoon session.
  4. Title: Your abstract title should be short and informative, and must not exceed 200 characters. 
  5. Authors and Institutions: Please add authors by using the 'Add/Edit Author' button. The presenting author can be changed by clicking the ‘Edit Author’ button of the preferred author and by choosing ‘Yes’ for ‘Presenter’ field. The order of authors can also be changed by editing the ‘Numerical Order’ of an author. Author names will be automatically formatted in the following style:  A. Smith, B. Jones, etc. The author's workplace address must be added for every author listed – this can be done via the Add/Edit Author's Workplace(s) button.
  6. Abstract Body: Your abstract body can have a maximum of 2000 characters (with formatting and spaces). 
  7. Editing and submission: You can edit your abstract through the online system as you wish before your submission deadline, clicking 'Save' to keep your abstract as a draft. To submit your abstract to the event, simply click 'Submit' ahead of your deadline. However, please proofread your work carefully and ensure all details are correct ahead of submission. You can view your final text by clicking the ‘Preview’ button in the ‘Abstracts’ page.

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