Abstract submission guidelines

  • For the abstract please use the provided template only, (PDF template or Word Template) and convert into a PDF when completed.
  • Each abstract should be a maximum of one page, letter format, including figures.
  • Authors will be notified of the abstract acceptance/rejection around June 17, 2017.
  • All abstracts must be submitted and presented in English with a quality of spelling and grammar suitable for publication. 
  • Applicants should indicate the format they would prefer to present their abstracts:
  1. Oral: Oral presentations will be 15 minutes with 5 minutes for questions. Spaces are limited but all accepted abstracts will be offered at least the opportunity to be presented as a poster.
  2. Poster:  Presenters will be asked to be available to answer questions during a dedicated poster viewing time.
  • There is no limit to the number of abstracts an author may submit. The presenting author must attend the congress and be available to give the oral presentation or to present the poster. 
  • Before you begin the submission process, please prepare the following information:
  1. Presenting author's contact information:
    • Full given name and family name
    • Main affiliation details: institution, address, city, province/state, country, post/zip code
    • E-mail address
    • Phone number where you can easily be reached 
  2. Co-authors' information:
    • Full given name and family name
    • Main affiliation
    • E-mail address
  3. A PDF copy of your abstract which you will be required to upload during the submission process.






Important Dates

Registration and Call for papers starts 

Oral abstract submission deadline

Review by Committee and authors notification

Poster abstract submission deadline

Early bird deadline

Presenting author registration deadline

OMNI Hotel room reservation deadline

Poster author registration deadline

Closing of online registration 
To register, please come to see us at the registration desk

September 25-29, 2017

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