Abstracts and Presentations

PRESENTATION GUIDELINES

You can download the guidelines for poster and oral presentations here

 

ABSTRACTS

The abstract submission is closed.

The scientific committee will review all abstracts and select abstracts for oral presentation in the different sessions. Notification of acceptance (oral or poster) will be given by June 15th 2017 at the latest.

 

Guidelines for submission of abstracts

Abstracts must be submitted only on the Congress website. Abstracts sent by e-mail, post or fax will not be accepted. During abstract submission, please indicate whether you would like an oral presentation or a poster presentation. All submissions will be evaluated by the scientific committee who will select abstracts for oral presentation during the 10 sessions. All other accepted abstracts will be presented as posters.

Accepted abstracts will be published in the final programme & abstract book.

The scientific committee will review all abstracts and select abstracts for oral presentation in the different sessions. Notification of acceptance (oral or poster) will be given by June 15th 2017 at the latest.

1. Presenting authors must register for the conference as soon as possible after being notified of acceptance of their abstract.

2. Abstracts must be submitted in English.

3. Titles should be entered in the “title” field (not as part of the abstract) and should contain no more than 70 characters including spaces.

4. Please remember to select a topic that in your opinion best fits your work.

Session 1          Oral Biofilms in health and disease
Session 2          Biofilm based medical device related infections
Session 3          Treatment of biofilm infections and development of biofilm resistance
Session 4          Environmental biofilms, consequences for health and disease
Session 5          Mixed species (including bacterial-fungal) biofilms
Session 6          Evolution and adaptation in biofilms
Session 7          Host responses to biofilms and potential vaccination targets
Session 8          Microenvironment and physiology of infectious biofilms
Session 9          Mechanics and physics in and of biofilms
Session 10         Social interactions in mixed species biofilms
Other

5. Abstract text should be entered in the “abstract text” and the system will not allow you to enter more than 2000 characters. Abstracts cannot contain tables or figures.

6. Authors’ names and institutions should be entered in the appropriate fields. The following data is needed for the “institution” field – name of the institution, department, city and country.

7. The abstract should be informative, containing: a) a statement of the study’s objectives; b) a brief statement of methods if relevant; c) a summary of the results obtained and d) a statement of the conclusions reached.

8. Abstracts should not contain references.

9. Single space all text and do not leave blank lines. Use standard abbreviations. Place a special or unusual abbreviation in parenthesis after the full word the first time it appears. Use generic names of drugs and write numbers as numerals rather than words.

Abstracts, that do not conform with the above guidelines, will not be accepted.

Contact: Tel: +31 (0)20 575 4220 –  E-mail: eurobiofilms2017@mci-group.com

 

 

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