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Invitation to submit abstracts

Abstract submission is now closed.

Authors are encouraged to submit abstracts for platform and poster presentations on selected topics.

Deadline for abstract submission is 30 November 2010. Please keep the following in mind before submitting your abstract:

  • ONLY ONLINE SUBMITTED ABSTRACTS WILL BE ACCEPTED. IF YOU DO NOT RECEIVE A CONFIRMATION E-MAIL WITHIN 24 HOURS AFTER SUBMISSION, PLEASE CONTACT THE SETAC EUROPE OFFICE.
  • Your abstract should have the following format:
    • Abstract title: max 200 characters (with spaces), not in all caps;
    • Abstract text: max 2500 characters (with spaces);
    • Topic: please check the list of topics and their description before submitting;
    • Keywords: max 4;
    • Presentation preference: platform presentation or poster presentation. Note that presenters submitting a paper for a PLATFORM presentation MUST send an EXTENDED ABSTRACT attached to their submission (in addition to the short abstract above). ONLY submissions including an extended abstract will be considered for a platform presentation. Presenters with a preference for POSTER presentation should NOT include an extended abstract. Instructions for the extended abstract can be found here. Please use the template Word file to write your extended abstract and attach it to your abstract submission as a .doc file. An example of an extended abstract can be found here;
    • (Co-)authors: name and affiliation. Note that the presenting author will have to be registered for the meeting before 15 March 2011.
    • Awards: if you are a junior scientist (MSc student OR a scientist within 3 year from MSc graduation, OR a PhD student), you can apply for the Young Scientist Award. Only ONE presentation per author will be considered for the award. If more than one presentation is indicated, none of the presentations will be evaluated. More information and conditions for the Young Scientist Award can be found here.
  • Abstracts must not promote a commercial product, process, or service.
  • Information in the abstract should not have been previously published or presented.
  • By submitting an abstract you are agreeing to abide by the SETAC code of conduct.
  • AUTHORS ARE LIMITED TO GIVING ONE PLATFORM PRESENTATION. If you submit two abstracts for platform presentation as a first author, only the last one will be considered for review. There are no restrictions on poster presentations or co-authorship.
  • By submitting your SHORT abstract, you give SETAC Europe permission to publish it in the abstract book that will be distributed at the meeting among all attendees.
  • In case you are selected to give a platform presentation, your EXTENDED abstract will be published in a separate congress proceedings book which will be distributed electronically, UNLESS you have indicated during the abstract submission process NOT to publish your extended abstract.
  • After submission, authors will receive a confirmation e-mail within 24 hours. All authors will be notified of acceptance/rejection of their abstract end of January 2011.
  • Note that acceptance of your abstract and invitation to present at the meeting does not include a free registration nor any other financial compensation. ALL presenters have to register and pay before 15 March 2011.
  • ACCEPTED ABSTRACTS FROM PRESENTERS NOT HAVING REGISTERED BEFORE 15 MARCH 2011 WILL BE CANCELLED AND EXCLUDED FROM THE PROGRAMME AND ABSTRACT BOOK.
  • Questions on abstract submission? Please check the Frequently Asked Questions before contacting SETAC Europe.