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ABSTRACT SUBMISSIONS

  • Introduction

    Submissions must be formatted according to the guidelines and example provided below. It is the responsibility of the authors to ensure that the submission is correctly formatted and suitable for publication. Conference organizers reserve the right to request changes or corrections to submissions were necessary.

    Click here to download the submission template in MS-Word format. The MS-Word document should be used as a template when submitting your submission.

    All conference submissions are done via an on-line submission system, following these steps:

    • Register on the abstract submission system by clicking here.
    • A detailed e-mail will be sent, after successfull registration, with login details, instructions to access the system and a brief guideline how to upload abstracts.
  • Guidelines
    • Submit your submission as a Word (.doc or .docx) file.
    • Font type for the whole document is Calibri 12pt.
    • Use single spacing, do not use any special spacing or tabs.
    • The maximum length of the actual document should not exceed 250 words.
    • Documents should only contain text and not references, pictures or graphs.
    • The entire document should be justified.
  • Format
    • Give a concise and informative title for your presentation (Use sentence case and text in bold)
      • Leave a line open
    • List the authors (Use sentence case, initials before the surname, no full stop after initials and no space between initials, use a comma between authors and no “and” between the last two authors. The name of the presenting author should be underlined. When authors are from different institutions indicate this with a superscript number after the author’s name)
      • Leave a line open
    • List the affiliation(s) of the author(s). (Use lowercase and italics. Each affiliation should be listed as a separate line. With multiple affiliations link the specific author with the particular affiliation by using the same superscript number before the affiliation.)
      • Leave line open
    • Give the submission as a single paragraph of maximum 250 words.
  • How to Submit

    All conference submissions are done via an on-line submission system, following these steps:

    • Click here to download the submission template in MS-Word format. The MS-Word document should be used as a template when submitting your submission.
    • Register on the abstract submission system by clicking here.
    • A detailed e-mail will be sent, after successfull registration, with login details, instructions to access the system and a brief guideline how to upload abstracts.
  • Review Process

    Each submission will be reviewed by a member of a review panel designated by the conference organizers and then by the conference chair.

    A submission may be returned to the person who submitted it to effect changes. The review committee reserves the right to recommend that a poster be submitted instead of a paper.

  • Relevant Dates
    • Closing date for Oral presentations is 30 April 2020 to facilitate programme compilation. .
    • Early submission of posters are encouraged. The deadline for poster submission is 30 April 2020.