Abstract submission guidelines

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

  *   Authors will be notified of the abstract acceptance/rejection no later than March 15, 2017.
  *   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 indicate the format they would prefer to present their abstracts:

  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 may 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.

  *   There is a limit of 3 abstracts an author may submit. 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 which you will be required to upload during the submission process.







Important Dates

Call for papers and registration starts
October 19, 2016

Abstract submission deadline
March 14, 2017

Paper acceptance notice
April 8, 2017

Early bird and presenting author registration deadline
April 18, 2017

June 19-23, 2017

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