Important Abstract Information

 

  • Abstracts are submitted via an online submission system. Register with the abstract submission website and establish your username and password.
  • If you are submitting more than one abstract you must use the same login for each abstract.
  • The maximum length of an abstract is 400 words. Please ensure that your findings are described to a level sufficient for reviewers to make an informed decision on quality. Abstracts that fail to meet these criteria will be rejected.
  • Do not include author names in the title or body of your abstract – these are entered online during the submission process.
  • You can alter your abstract at any time up to the submission deadline of 11th February 2022.
  • Abstracts will be reviewed under each of the elements indicated in the guidelines for the submission type as well as for the level of innovation/contribution to the field and the general standard of academic writing of the abstract. Any abstract that was submitted for consideration as an oral presentation, but was unsuccessful in that regard, will be considered for poster presentation.
  • Authors can be listed on as many abstracts as they wish – however authors may be the presenting author on a maximum of 2 abstract presentations only – one oral and one poster.
  • Please note that at least one author must register in full to attend and present the abstract at the Symposium.
  • Abstracts must be written in English.
  • To ensure a fair and scientific review of abstracts we will use a blind review process. Abstracts will be reviewed under each of the elements indicated in the guidelines for the submission type as well as for the level of innovation/contribution to the field and the general standard of academic writing of the abstract. Any abstract that was submitted for consideration as an oral presentation, but was unsuccessful in that regard, will be considered for poster presentation.
  • All communications will be with the submitting author only. This author is responsible for disseminating information related to the co-authors.