Abstract Submission and Presentation Guidelines

ABSTRACT SUBMISSIONS ARE NOW OPEN UNTIL 7 DECEMBER 2017

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Abstract submissions for symposia, open papers, and posters are open from 3 November 2017 to 7 December 2017 (midnight, latest time zone on earth). All abstracts must be written in English. The Scientific Committee will review all abstracts submitted and notice for acceptance will be sent to the corresponding author in January 2018. Accepted abstracts will be published in the conference program.

Symposia

Symposia group 4 to 6 papers around a common theme and are organized by a convener. Each symposium will be scheduled for 120 minutes and conveners are free to program the contents of the symposium within this time limit. Conveners should make sure that all presentations are installed 15 minutes before the start of the symposium. To submit a proposal for a symposium, the convener is asked to provide the following information:

  • Title of the proposed symposium
  • Name and affiliation of convener of the proposed symposium
  • Abstract of the proposed symposium: a general description of the overall symposium (500 – 750 words)
  • Abstracts of the papers included in the proposed symposium: a concise and clear description of objectives, methods, results and conclusions of each paper (with a maximum of 300 words per speech). The title of the paper as well as name(s) and affiliation(s) of the author(s) must be provided for each abstract included in the symposium
  • Please indicate for each paper included in the proposed symposium if you want it to be considered for a poster or open paper in case the proposed symposium is not accepted

Open Papers

Open papers are individual presentations and will be included in an open session of up to 6 papers. Each open paper will be allocated 15 minutes for presentation (including questions). Presenters are kindly asked to respect the allotted time and to make sure that their presentation is installed 15 minutes before the start of the session. To submit a proposal for an open paper, the corresponding author is asked to providence the following information:

  • Title of the proposed open paper
  • Name(s) and affiliation(s) of the author(s)
  • Abstract of the proposed open paper: a concise and clear description of its objectives, methods, results, and conclusions (with a maximum of 300 words)
  • Please indicate if you want the proposed open paper to be considered as a poster submission in case it is not accepted as an open paper

Posters

Posters will be included in one of two poster sessions. To submit a proposal for a poster, the corresponding author is asked to provide the following information:

  • Title of the proposed poster
  • Name(s) and affiliation(s) of the author(s)
  • Abstract of the proposed poster: a concise and clear description of goals, methods, results, and conclusions (with a maximum of 300 words)
  • Please indicate if you want the proposed poster to be considered as an open paper submission in case it is not accepted as a poster