Call for Abstracts

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All authors have been notified of abstract status. If you have not been informed, please contact the congress secretariat. 

Writing an Abstract

Abstracts should be submitted in English and contain no more than 250 words. Please write concisely and clearly and follow this structure:
1) Problem statement: Why do we care about the problem?
2) Methods: What did you actually do to get your results?
3) Results: What did you learn/invent/create?
4) Conclusion: What are the implications of your findings?

Abstract submissions that do not meet the above noted guidelines may be rejected without review.
The Scientific Committee may request additional information about abstracts and reject abstracts.

Type of Presentation

Abstracts should be submitted in English. Authors should select their presentation preference. Final decision on the presentation type will be made by the Scientific Committee.
Oral presentation:
The abstract is selected for oral presentation at any of the Free Communication sessions.
Poster presentation:
The abstract is selected for presentation in a poster format. Posters are displayed throughout the meeting.

Important Information
  • Each submitter can present up to 2 abstracts (only 1 of which can be an oral presentation).
  • Accepted abstract presenters must pay their registration fees in order for their presentation(s) to appear in the Program and Abstracts Book.
  • Abstracts' registration deadline will be published at a later stage.  Payments made by bank transfer or check within 3 days of the abstract registration deadline must be accompanied by an email copy of the payment.
  • On site payment of registration fees is not available for abstract presenters.
  • The Scientific Committee may request pre-registration from abstract submitters prior to abstract review.




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