Call for Abstracts


The Scientific Committee invites and encourages all authors to submit abstracts to be considered for inclusion in the scientific programme.

Please, read carefully the instructions prior to writing your abstract. Abstracts not fulfilling the given instructions cannot be accepted.



Rules and Formate Guidelines for Abstract Submission

Authors must follow the following guidelines for abstract submissions

  • All abstracts must be submitted in English and must be presented in English at the Symposium.
  • The Abstract Form is structured in the following parts:
    • AIMS
  • The titles (mentioned above) of the different parts will be preserved.
  • Submitted abstracts must be original.
  • Maximum length of the abstract is 2100 characters (including spaces). This rule is valid combining all the structured parts (mentioned above) togather.
  • Abstracts will be reviewed by a panel of experts and selected on the basis of merit for oral or poster presentation.
  • Authors should indicate whether they prefer a poster or an oral presentation.


Technical Guidelines for Abstract Submission

  • All abstracts can be submitted on-line only. Please use the ON-LINE FORM (CLOSED) for submitting your asbtract(s).
  • After submitting your abstract the "preview page" of your submitted abstract will appear (no submission confirmation e-mail is sent).
  • In case of difficulties during submission please contact ICDS 2015 Abstracts Handling Office at:
  • Notification of acceptance or rejection by the Scientific Committee will be e-mailed to the presenting author (at the address given on the abstract form) in April 2015.
  • Detailed information and guidelines for an oral or a poster presentation, as well as the date, time and venue of the presentation will be sent to the author in due time.
  • All presenting authors must register for the Symposium and pay the registration fee no later than 14 days after they receive notification of acceptance or rejection of their abstract(s).
  • If an abstract is accepted, the presenting author is expected to attend the Symposium and present the abstract in the session at the time decided upon by the Scientific Committee.

Important Deadlines

Abstracts Submission Deadline 16 March 2015 23 March 2015
Abstract Acceptance / Rejection Notification 23 April 2015



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