Deadline: 31 October 2018 – Submissions will be reviewed by a scientific panel and feedback will be given within 3 weeks of receipt.

Abstracts invited to present poster presentations at the conference will be included in the abstract book for the conference and may be presented on the conference website.

Please use the attached template according to the following guidelines:


  • Topics: The topic of your abstract should fit in with any of the four main themes of the conference as stated above.

  • Format: Use the attached template for your abstract

  • Your abstract should include a title, authors and affiliations.

  • Font type, size, colour: Arial | 10 | Black

  • Spacing: Single space

  • Word count: 300

  • Abstract should be submitted in PDF format

  • Short biography: 100-word limit

  • Optional: Figures, images, tables and graphs

  • You may include a head & shoulders photograph of yourself as indicated on the template.

  • Please make sure that your abstract fits into a singe page


Should your abstract be accepted the poster presentation guidelines will be supplied.

Poster Specifications:
- Size: A0
- Orientation: Portrait

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