Call for Abstracts

Abstracts submission will be accepted electronically from September 15, 2018 through April 1, 2019.

Submission Information

All abstract submissions are peer reviewed and will be published in Acta Physiologica The abstract committee will email notifications to the lead authors of all abstract submissions by April 15, 2019. Scheduled times of both oral and poster presentations will be announced in due course.

  1. All abstract must be submitted electronically through the conference abstract submission site by April 1, 2019 for consideration.
  2. Lead Author: A lead author must be assigned for each abstract submission. This individual is the first author listed in the submission and has the primary responsibility for communications with the scientific committee. This individual will give the oral or poster presentation if the submission is accepted.
  3. Co-Authors: The co-authors will be listed in the order provided during submission.
  4.  The body of the abstract should be no longer than 250 words and the title no more than 50 words. The abstract body should include the following four sections: Introduction, Materials and Methods, Results, Conclusions. Any tables should be simple and must be made within the abstract system.
  5. The abstract submission may be completed on the first visit to the submission site or may be saved and completed at a later time. If the lead author does not receive an email confirmation within two business days of submission, please email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. immediately. Lack of email confirmation indicates that the scientific committee did not receive the submission.
  6. Changes: It is important that the lead author checks the abstract data carefully before submission. For submitted abstracts needing minimal changes through June 15, 2019, the lead author can email changes to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. with the abstract number in the subject line and the lead author’s name in the message body. After June 15, 2019, no changes will be allowed, including author updates. 
  7. Withdrawals: The lead author can request abstract withdrawal through June 15, 2019 by emailing  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  . Please note the abstract number in the email subject line and the lead author’s name in the email body. After June 15, 2019 withdrawal requests will be accepted on a case-by-case basis, but the abstract may still appear in the meeting publications.

Assignment, Notification & Presentation

  • Oral Presentations: Information on the length and form of presentations in invited symposia will be provided by the respective symposium chairs. Each free paper presentation is allotted a total of 15 minutes, including discussion.
  • Poster Presentations: If accepted for poster presentation, the lead author or a co-author must be available at the poster board on scheduled times for presentation and discussion. The size of the poster boards is: 120cm x 90cm (height x width). Velcro fittings will be provided.


Registration and abstract submission opens
September 2018

Abstract submission closes
April 1, 2019

Notification of abstracts 
April 15, 2019

Registration fee advances
May 9, 2019

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