Abstract submission

General Instructions for Submission

Each participant can submit a maximum of one abstract. 
The official language of the meeting is English.

Before submitting an abstract to the meeting, registration of the first author is strictly mandatory. Abstracts should be submitted via the SPQ registration site: the first author will receive an email with the access key and his/her personal access to the Participant’s Area. There, he/she will be able to submit the abstract or edit the existing one. During submission, the participant will have the opportunity to indicate the remaining co-authors of the research work and select type of intended presentation (Oral or Poster).
Decision between poster and oral communications will be made by the Scientific Committee upon evaluation of all submitted abstracts.
Please note:
If the participant does not receive an email confirming the submission of the abstract, or his/her personal access key, he/she should confirm in the spam e-mail box.
For problems the participant should contact the Secretariat.

Abstract Guide

The abstract, in English, will only be considered if the standards are strictly followed. The abstract must not exceed one A4 page. A template (in Word format) is provided.
Please note:
Modifications to the template will result in a dismissal of the submission as a communication.

Accepted abstracts will be published in the Book of Abstracts which will be distributed in Electronic format (PDF) during the event (only abstracts of registered participants will be included). 


Deadline for oral communications: 15th of March, 2022  new Deadline for posters: 15th of March, 2022 new Acceptance of the abstract: personal communication one week after the submission deadline. 

Presentation Guidelines

Oral Presentations

Participants giving an oral presentation are strongly encouraged to send the presentation at least one day before the beginning of the conference so it can be uploaded into the available computer in the room. Each participant will have the chance to test his/her presentation before the beginning of each session.

An Apple Macintosh with Keynote and the latest version of Microsoft Office will be available so all presentation formats can easily be used. Presentations in PDF can also be used. A laser pointer will also be available to each presenter.
Please note:
Plenary Lectures will have a total duration of 50 minutes (45 + 5 for discussion) while normal presentations are of 20 minutes (15 + 5 for discussion).


We would like to encourage the participants with an accepted communication as a poster to mount them during the registration period. Materials to fix the posters will be provided at the registration desk
Please note:
Posters should be printed with a maximum dimension of 90 x 110 cm (width x height) and preferably in paper.

Abstract template (word template) Submission/Personal Area registration of the first author is strictly mandatory