Abstracts now open

The conference has gained a lot of momentum already and will have 16 symposia and 6 further thematic sessions, as well as a dedicated traditional poster session and plenty of opportunity for discussions and exploring synergies. Ensure you review the below documents prior to submitting your abstract.

Submission guidelines

Abstract submission template



Call for abstracts will close on 9 February 2018.

Click here for symposia and general session themes and information

Abstract types

Oral presentations
Oral presentations will have a standard format with a length of 12 minutes, followed by 3 minutes for questions. When submitting, please indicate the symposia or session in which you seek to present, and an alternative session. Presentations given by symposium chairs in the plenary will not be followed by questions.

Poster presentations
Standard posters will be displayed in a prominent place during the entire conference for maximum exposure, and a dedicated poster session held. Posters will be thematically arranged to align with symposia and session themes. The size of the poster format will be advised.

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