Late-breaking abstract

The IVBM2018 Organizing Committee invites you to submit your (poster) abstract of original work. The IVBM2018 program includes several short talks. These will be selected by the organizers together with the International Program Committee from the abstracts submitted by presenters who have agreed to give a short talk. Please indicate if you want your abstract to be considered for a short talk. Three bullet point lines of the abstracts will be published in the meeting app and meeting program on the IVBM2018 website. The author(s) presenting the abstract/poster must register for the meeting.


Poster acceptance

 A high number of high quality abstracts describing novel findings were received. The organizers are still sorting the abstracts into the sessions together with the International Scientific Program Committee and Session Chairs.

Authors have be notified on April 13, 2018, if their abstract has been selected as a poster presentation at the IVBM2018. The date of poster presentations, poster numbers and detailed instructions for poster presentation will be sent via e-mail to the submitting author by Appril 25, 2018.

The abstract selections for Short Talk presentations, and the time of the presentations, will be announced via e-mail by April 18, 2018. a short talk.

Authors of late-breaking abstracts will be notified by May 9, if their abstract has been selected as a poster presentation.

The poster sessions will be from 12:45 to 14:15 on Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday (June 4-6). A different set of posters is presented each day. The poster sessions are indicated in the IVBM2018 program. Please note that the abstract withdrawal deadline is April 20, 2018.

How to submit

All abstracts must be submitted electronically via the online submission system.

Abstract submission opens: October 15, 2017
Abstract submission closes: March 19, 2018

Late-breaking abstract submission closes: May 7, 2018

To start the submission, create a new account and make sure to give your current email address. You should choose a password that you will remember for a future log-in. Further instructions are given as you proceed with your submission.

Only three bullet points of each abstract will be published in the Meeting App and electronic program, subject to the author’s confirmation of presenting the paper and registering as a paid delegate latest by May 4, 2018. The accepted abstracts will be published as typed by the author.

If you have any questions about the submission process, please contact the congress secretariat directly at ivbm2018@confedent.fi

Instructions for abstract submission

The size of the poster board is 160 cm (height) x 95 cm (width), equal to 62 inch x 37 inch

Terms and conditions

When submitting an abstract all presenters agree to the following terms and conditions:

The organizers reserve the right to reject abstract because of compelling reasons. In such case, the abstract presenter will be notified.


Submission process

  1. Log in to the abstract submission page. If you have created an account, please use your passwords. If you are logging in for the first time please select the Create New Account - option. Kindly notice that only abstracts submitted using the on-line system can be accepted.
                1. Fill in your e-mail address and your preferred password. Click Create New Account.
                2. Click Update Contact Information and then Create Contact
  2. Select Abstract Submission from the top of the page.
  3. Fill in the requested details:
    1.     Type in the title according to the instructions given.
    2.     Indicate if you would like to considered for a short talk.
    3.     Choose the topic category of the abstract.
    4.     Fill in the author details.
    5.     Type your 3 bullet points to the “Bullet points” text field.
    6.     Type your abstract to the “Abstract” text field. Photographs, tables or references should not be included.
    7.     Preview your abstract and click Continue.
    8.     Accept the terms and conditions and then submit your abstract by clicking Submit.

At any time during the submission process you can click the Save As Draft button to save your incomplete submission and return to it later. You can edit – until the submission deadline - the draft version of your abstract. Once you have clicked “Submit” you can no longer edit your abstract.
The deadline for abstract submission is March 19, 2018.
After this date, you can no longer submit or edit an abstract.