Before you start submitting your abstract, please make sure that you have access to the following information in order to complete the submission properly:

  • Your name, e-mail address, correct name of your affiliation and department
  • Name, e-mail address, correct name of affiliation and department for co-author(s) if any

Guidelines for Abstract Submission

Scientific contributions will be presented in symposia, workshops, oral presentations and poster presentations. You will be asked to choose which one of these fits best for your presentation.

If you choose to send in abstract for symposium we recommend your abstract should be divided into the following part: Background, Content, Method or main message from speakers.

Workshop should be divided into: Objectives, Background and Session content or Questions and themes

Regarding workshop and symposium we encourage collaboration from more than one country.

Abstracts for oral presentations and poster sessions of quantitative studies should be divided into the following parts: Background, Objectives, Material/Methods, Results and Conclusion

Abstracts for oral presentations and poster sessions of qualitative studies should be divided in parts similar as mentioned above for quantitative studies.

  1. Abstract title– maximum 200 characters.
  2. Abstract text – maximum 2800 characters, including blanks and keywords. Author details should not be included in the abstract text.
  3. We recommend using Word for editing your abstract and counting the number of characters.
    The text and title should be typed with single line spacing, using Times New Roman 12, lower-case letters.
    The easiest way is to paste the title and abstract text into appropriate boxes.
  4. You can complete the submission of the abstract now or you can save it until later. If you do not receive an email confirmation immediately after submission, please notify us by email,
  5. It is the author’s responsibility to submit a correct abstract; any errors in spelling, grammar, or scientific fact will be published as typed by the author, if accepted.
  6. All co-authors and their affiliations must be registered.

Timeframe for presentations

Oral presentation

  • Introduction of the presenter/presentation (1/2 minute)
  • Presentation (10 minutes)
  • Discussion (2-4 minutes)
  • Closing of the presentation (1/2 minute)

Total time for each presentation is 15 minutes.

Each workshop will last 60 or 90 minutes.

Each Symposium will last 60 or 90 minutes.