Practical information > Submission guidelines

All proposals (Oral communications and posters) concerned with the topics are welcome (e.g. of main topics).

In order to submit an abstract to 8th WCA, you first need to create an account on (, unless you already have it. If you already have an account on, you just have to login. Then:

1. Create account on WCA8 and preregister to the conference

2. Submit your proposal (English language required)

It is possible to submit several abstracts using the same account.

For any question regarding submissions, please contact:


How to submit a proposal - Guideline for abstracts

Write your abstract

Participants to the congress are invited to present their work as an oral communication or a poster. Abstract have to be submitted before March 29th 2017.

Length of the abstract is limited to 300 words. Tables and figures cannot be submitted in the abstract. Advice: use Calibri font in your text editor.

Notification of accepted proposals will be made on early April 2017.

Submit your abstract

Submission of abstract is only possible online by following this link. During submission you have to complete different tabs:

  1. Metadatas
    • Title
    • Type (oral communication / poster)
    • Topic (see list on the website)
    • Keywords (up to five)
  2. Author(s)
    • Add a new author (+)
    • Add a new affiliation...
  3. Overview
    • This tab allows you to preview your submission before submitting.

 Note that upon reviewing, the scientific committee can propose a modification of your communication type and/or topic.

Modifying your abstract

It is possible to modify your abstract up to the submission deadline

  • Modification of metadatas
  • Form: submission of a new version will overwrite the previous one








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