Abstract format

Please make sure to follow the instructions below when submitting an abstract.

  • The Abstract must be typed into the Abstract Submission Form.
  • Abstracts are restricted to 3000 characters (including spaces).
  • It may not contain any tables or graphs and is restricted to ASCII-characters only*. Please note, that an abstract prepared in a program like Windows Word may contain non-ASCII characters.
  • References in the text have to be cited at the end of the abstract (they must fit in the 3000 characters).
  • All content of the abstract is in the sole responsibility of the author(s) of the abstract.
  • You can preview the abstract during the submission process. Abstracts will be printed exactly as they appear in the preview.
  • Only at this stage editing of your abstract will be possible.
  • The receipt of your abstract submission will be confirmed by e-mail.
  • All accepted abstracts will be published in the proceedings of the 23rd Annual Congress of the ECSS, preconditioned the first author has paid registration fee by the 1 May 2018.

* To make sure your abstract only contains ASCII characters, copy-paste the text first to a text-editor like Windows Notepad, then "Save As..." and set Encoding to "ANSI". Example: Please find an abstract submission example here.

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Key dates

15 December 2017
Opening abstract submission and registration

1 March 2018 *
Deadline for abstract submission

1 April 2018
Notification of acceptance to authors

1 April 2018 *
End of early registration

1 May 2018
Deadline registration for presenting authors

*24:00 Central European Time

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