Presentation formats
Organizing and programme committee
Invited speakers
Meeting Programme
Location & Transportation


A)   Invited talks.  All talks will 25 min long followed by 5 min discussion. 

B)    Session IV “Emerging topics” will be composed of six 15 min talks elected from the registered participants; each talk will be followed by a 5 min discussion.

C)    PostersThe size of the poster should not exceed 90 cm (W) and 120 cm (H). Authors will be requested to present their posters during the poster sessions.


Abstract Submission Requirements

Please follow these guidelines in the submission of your abstract.

  • Abstract should not exceed 400 words and should not contain any figures.
  • Abstract title should appear in bold, in 14-point Times New Roman Font. Remaining text should appear in 12-point Times New Roman Font. You may include special characters (Greek letters, superscript, subscript), as needed in your prepared file.
  • Please list the authors and affiliations directly under the title, separated by one empty line. Underline the name of the presenting author.
  • Separate the authors/affiliations and beginning of the abstract narrative by one empty line.
  • For each author give the forename followed by the surname.
  • Presenting author's name should be underlined.
  • Indicate each author’s affiliation with a superscript numeral following the surname.
  • Prepare your abstract in MS Word (.doc) (preferred), Rich Text Format (.rtf) or Plain Text (.txt) prior to accessing the Registration site.
  • Use the presenter's last name and initials as the document file name for your abstract with a sequence number in case of many submissions (e.g. Lastname_IN1.doc).
  • Submitting author must provide a copy of submitted abstract to all co-authors.

Click HERE to download a sample abstract document (in Microsoft Word), which can be used for formatting purposes.