Past Gateways: Abstracts

Colleagues are invited to submit abstracts relevant to the topic of the conference. The language of the conference will be English.

Abstracts will be published in a conference abstract volume and should not exceed 2 A4 pages (12 pt, single line spacing), including figures and references. It is important that the abstract be formatted according to the template below. 

Deadline for abstract submission is March 1st 2016. Please send abstracts (in .doc or .rtf format) via e-mail to and indicate which presentation format you prefer (poster/oral) in the e-mail. The poster format will be A0 'Portrait' ( 85 cm wide and 120 cm high). Further information regarding oral presentations will be provided when the final programme is finalised.

Abstract Template 

First-name Last-name1, First-name of second author Last-name second author2, etc 
1Affiliation first author; 
2Affiliation second author; etc.
Abstract text  in 12 point Times New Roman or Arial font and justified. Abstract length max two A4 pages. Figures and tables should be submitted as separate files, and NOT inserted in the text. Figures as separate files in jpeg, pdf or tiff format with at least 300 dpi. 

Lastname, Initials. & Lastname, Initials., year. Paper title. Journal, volume (issue), pages.
Lastname, Initials., Lastname, Initials & Lastname, Initials., year. Paper title. Journal, volume (issue), pages.


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