Submission guidelines

The following guidelines must be complied to in order to be considered for a presentation at the conference.


All abstracts must be:

  • In English
  • Submitted before the deadline
  • Based on an original idea, concept or an improvement or revision of previous ideas
  • Complying with the abstract guidelines


The title should be in English and without any abbreviations. A maximum of 200 characters including spaces are allowed in the title.

Authors and affiliations

Authors names and institutions should be entered. Include the name of the institution, city and country in English.

E-mail of submitting author

An e-mail address must be submitted to receive notification of abstract outcome and presentation.

Abstract text

The body of text must be in English and not exceed 2400 characters including spaces. We recommend that you structure your abstract using the following headings:

  • Background: A brief introduction to the field of research as well as a description and argumentation for the need of research.
  • Material and Methods: Describe the study design, subjects and tests used/to be used etc.
  • Results: Include the relevant results. If only preliminary results, are available please include those. Indicate whether the study is concluded, and if the final results will be presented at the conference. If the study and data collection has not initiated, please indicate this by writing “pending results”.
  • Conclusion: Take-home message of your study.
  • Perspectives: For those studies still underway and yet without results, propose possible study-perspectives.