Call for Abstracts

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Instructions for Abstracts: Oral presentation or Poster

General information:

  • Please choose a title that clearly indicates the content of the contribution.
  • Please avoid abbreviations in the title. Abbreviations may be used in the text if they are defined when used first.
  • The author‘s name (full first name, family name) and place of work (institution, city, country) should be indicated. Degrees, titles, street addresses and acknowledgements of support should be omitted, however.

To provide maximum information in the abstract please…

  • … state the specific objective of the study
  • … state the methods used, if pertinent
  • … summarise the results obtained
  • … state the conclusions reached
  • … ensure that the abstract does not contain spelling, grammar or scientific errors, as it will be reproduced exactly as submitted.
  • Abstracts are to be submitted in English, the official language of the 5th European Congress, should not exceed 250 words and be structured in the following specified subtitles: Objective, Methods, Results and Conclusion.
  • Changes in authorship should be communicated to the Scientific Committee in order to ensure correct appearance in the printed programme.
  • If the author is unable to present his poster or has more than 2 poster presentations on one day, one of the coauthors should take over this responsibility. The change of the presenting author needs to be communicated to the Scientific Committee.
  • The acceptance of abstracts by the Scientific Committee does not imply any financial assistance or fee reduction.
  • Notification of acceptance or rejection by the Scientific Committee will be mailed to the presenting author. Detailed information in which format the abstract is accepted (poster presentation or oral presentation), guidelines and recommendations for poster presentation, oral presentation as well as time allotment, date, hour, and venue will be sent in due time to registered presenting authors.

Poster Format

  • The entire poster can have a maximum size of 230 cm high x 97 cm wide. The poster does not necessarily have to fill the entire working area.
  • Material for attaching the posters to the poster walls is available at the poster counter in the poster area.
  • For the font of your poster, it is recommended to use large, semi-bold letters, at least 5 mm high. The text should be easily legible from a distance of 2 - 3 m.

Oral Presentation Guidelines

Important Points

  • Each meeting room will be equipped with a notebook and a data projector for PowerPoint presentations.
  • PowerPoint presentations must be handed in at least 3 hours prior to the lecture.
  • Speakers can check and hand in their presentation in the Speakers’ Preview Room

Further details on the preparation of your MS-PowerPoint presentation

Microsoft PowerPoint 2000 to Microsoft PowerPoint 2016 versions for PC can be used. Please be aware that presentations made on Macs generally do not run properly on PC. Please visit the Speakers’ Preview Room to check for incompatibilities.

In your presentation, leave appropriate time for discussion and questions from the participants.

You can use various storage media: USB memory units (preferred), CD-Rom, DVD

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Please choose a title that clearly indicates the content of the contribution.
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