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Call for Abstracts

Applicants are invited to submit an abstract with their application and this abstract will be an important base for accepting the application and providing travel grants. Participants will be able to share their scientific results at the Course in the poster sessions and poster discussions. In addition, several short talks will be selected from the submitted abstracts and asked to be presented in plenary sessions.
Posters will be displayed on poster boards in a dedicated area at the venue, and should not exceed 100 cm (width) × 140 cm (length), portrait orientation. Short talks will be 10 mins long. In addition, poster bullets (3 mins presentations about the posters) will be arranged in plenary sessions. 

Abstracts must be submitted via the online participant portal before the deadline of  April 1, 2019.

Accepted abstracts will be searchable on the event website around the time of the event, and collated in an online abstract book.

Abstract submission guide

  1. Each applicant can submit only one abstract to the event.
  2. After logging in, select the 'Abstract' tab on the top menu of your participant account on the event website.
  3. Abstract Track:  Invited speakers should select Invited track. All other abstract submissions should be into the Poster track. If you would like your abstract to be considered for presentation as a short talk, please answer 'Yes' to the question about oral presentation.
  4. Title: Your abstract title should be short and informative, and must not exceed 200 characters. 
  5. Authors and Institutions: Please add authors by using the 'Add/Edit Author' button. The presenting author can be changed by clicking the ‘Edit Author’ button of the preferred author and by choosing ‘Yes’ for ‘Presenter’ field. The order of authors can also be changed by editing the ‘Numerical Order’ of an author. Author names will be automatically formatted in the following style:  A. Smith, B. Jones, etc. The author's workplace address must be added for every author listed – this can be done via the Add/Edit Author's Workplace(s) button.
  6. Abstract Body: Your abstract body can have a maximum of 2000 characters (with formatting and spaces). 
  7. Editing and submission: You can edit your abstract through the online system as you wish before your submission deadline, clicking 'Save' to keep your abstract as a draft. To submit your abstract to the event, simply click 'Submit' ahead of your deadline. However, please proofread your work carefully and ensure all details are correct ahead of submission. You can view your latest draft version by clicking the ‘Preview’ button. 

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