All abstracts should be submitted and presented in English.
Abstracts submission is possible only through the web page. Abstracts submitted via fax or e-mail will not be accepted.
Abstract’s type of presentation
If it is possible use this structure:
Abstracts texts should not exceed 300 words.
Please review your abstract and all submitted information, so it does not contain any spelling, grammatical or scientific mistakes, as the abstract will be reproduced exactly as it was submitted. Abstracts will not be edited in any way.
Please be aware that if your abstract does not follow the enlisted requirements, it will not be taken into consideration.
Abstracts will be subject to a review.
Abstracts will be presented as posters or oral presentations, forming part of the official congress scientific Program.
The Scientific Committee has the right to accept or refuse an abstract, to designate papers as oral, poster, or other, and to choose a suitable session for its presentation, when possible the Scientific Committee will try to comply with authors requests.
Deadlines and notifications
Deadline for submission is: May 15, 2017
Authors will be notified (via email) about the Scientific Committee decision from in the beginning of June.
The submitting author must register and pay for the congress before June 30th, 2017. Abstracts without paid registration fee will not be published.
Multiple conference support grants for registered active participants are being donated. Find more information here.
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