For the abstract please use the provided template only, (PDF template or Word Template) and convert into a PDF when completed.



  • The deadlines for abstract submission are March 31st 2017 (date extended) for oral presentations and May 15th, 2017 for poster presentations.
  • Authors will be notified of the abstract acceptance/rejection no later than April 28th, 2017 for oral presentations and May 30th, 2017 for poster presentations.
  • All abstracts must be submitted and presented in English with a quality of spelling and grammar suitable for publication.
  • Each abstract should be a maximum of one page, letter format, including figures.
  • Applicants should choose between oral or poster presentation.
    • 1. Oral:
      Oral presentations will be 15 minutes with 3 minutes for questions. Spaces are limited. Those who are not successful in securing an oral presentation will be offered to present their abstract in a poster format.
    • 2. Poster:
      Presenters will be asked to be available to answer questions during a dedicated poster viewing time.
  • 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 will be required to upload during the submission process.



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