On-site participants are invited to submit abstracts of scientific communications which will be peer-reviewed for their acceptance. The abstracts of the accepted communications will be published in the electronic book of abstracts as well as in the virtual poster hall.
Virtual participants don't have the possibility to submit abstracts, but will have access to the virtual poster hall to browse the posters.
Out of the submitted proposals, 10 oral communications will be selected by the Scientific Committee. Participants wishing to present an oral communication or a poster should submit abstracts using the abstract submission menu available on the website. The preference of oral and poster presentation should be indicated by the applicant during the submission process.
Please note that your registration is required to access abstract submission. In case you have paid your registration fee but your abstract isn’t accepted for presentation, your will be fully reimbursed. Accepted summaries will be published in the book of abstracts of the conference only after full payment of the registration fee.
You will always receive an acknowledgement of your abstract submission. If you do not receive anything, please call +32 10 454777 or send an email to , to make sure we received your abstract.
Abstract submission deadlines:
Abstracts must be submitted via the Abstract Submission tool available under the Registration menu on this website. Please note that your registration is required to submit abstracts, but payment is not mandatory at this stage. However, accepted summaries will only be published in the book of abstracts of the symposium after full payment of the registration fee.
In order to submit your abstract, select “Abstract submission” under the “Registration” menu. Log in using your registration number (received upon registration) as well as your e-mail address. Select “Abstract Submission” and “Add”.
The PDF will be inserted in the book of abstract as shown on the preview. Please be aware that it is your responsibility to fill in all data correctly and completely. Any errors in spelling, grammar or scientific fact will be reproduced as typed by the author.
You can have access to your poster via the website and make changes to it, until submission deadline, by using your registration number and email address as indicated at registration.
All accepted abstracts will be on display on-site in Philadelphia as well as in the virtual poster hall.
The virtual posters will be accessible by all registered delegates starting from 1 week ahead of the official opening of the conference and until 2 weeks after the end date.
For each virtual poster, the visitor will be able to do the following:
On-site, the posters will be on display during the whole duration of the conference and will be discussed during a dedicated poster session.