Abstract submission

  • Important Dates: September 5th, 2016: Abstracts Submission Deadline “Extended to 23rd of September”
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Abstract Submission Instructions

Abstracts have to be submitted and presented in English. All abstracts must be submitted online via the Congress website. Please read the instructions carefully and prepare the abstract following the indications given by the online system. Abstract will be presented as poster or oral presentation. Upon evaluation, the Scientific Committee will accept the abstract if appropriate and will appoint the communication as poster or oral within one of the main sessions, taking into account the authors’ preferences.

Abstract Format

The abstract can have up to 300 words. Text style will follow the suggested model. Figures or graphs should not be included in the abstract.


The maximum poster size is: 120 cm (height) x 90 cm (width). All Posters will be on display for the entire duration of the Congress. However, poster presenters are asked to stand by their poster during the breaks on the day of their Poster Session to informally answer questions from Congress Delegates. Keep illustrations and text simple, remember that one must be able to read it from a distance.

Selected Oral Communications:

Selected Oral presentations should not exceed 10 minutes plus 3 minutes of discussion. The used language may be English or Spanish, although the presentation slides must be in English.