General information

Call for Abstracts and Abstract Submission Guidelines

The HARC Conference Organising Committee welcome the submission of original contributions for oral and poster presentation at the Conference.

DEADLINE: April 10th, 2016

Abstracts received after this date will not be considered.

Submission guidelines

  • Abstracts can only be submitted electronically through the Congress website.
  • You are allowed to be the presenting author of more than one abstract.
  • You are allowed to be a co-author of more than one abstract.
  • Submission of similar abstracts from the same group is discouraged.

Abstract language and length

Abstracts and presentations must be written in English. The maximum length allowed for an abstract is 300 words. The abstract title, the author(s) or names of institutions are not included in the count of 300 words.

Presentation formats and abstract topics

Accepted abstracts selected by expert reviewers will be presented as either Oral Abstract Sessions or Thematic Poster Sessions. Authors can indicate their choice of preferred type of presentation in the provided space. In addition, authors should indicate the thematic area (see Abstract Topics) their abstract should be assigned to. Please note that the final decisions regarding the allocation and the type of presentation of the submitted abstract will be made by the Scientific Programme Committee. It is the author’s responsibility to submit a correct abstract. Any errors in spelling, grammar or scientific fact will be reproduced as typed by the author as no editing will be done by HARC.

Notification of acceptance

Notifications of acceptance or rejection of the abstracts will be sent to the corresponding author of the abstract by the end od April, 2016. The corresponding author receives all correspondence concerning the abstract, and is responsible for informing all co-authors of the status of the abstract. With the notification of acceptance, abstract presenters will be informed about the time and date of their presentation, and are asked to reconfirm their attendance.

Assistance and contact

For any assistance for the submission of the abstract please contact the Congress secretariat