Submission of abstracts

Authors wishing to present their work at the conference in the form of an oral presentation, poster, round table discussion or symposium are requested to submit an abstract no later than January 12th 2009. Abstracts for indiividual papers and posters should be submitted electronically, by filling out the abstract submission form.

Symposium and round table abstracts can be submitted by contacting the local organiser at

The abstract of an oral presentation or poster should be 250 words maximum and include specific field of interest, issues addressed, methodology applied and results achieved or expected. Abstracts for symposia or round-table discussions should not exceed 800 words. Full mail and e-mail address of the corresponding author should be provided for future contacts.

Authors whose abstracts have been accepted will be expected to attend the conference and present their work in person. Oral presentations will last approximately 20 minutes.

Abstracts and proposals will be reviewed by the Technical Program Committee. Upon acceptance authors will be notified by March 2nd, 2009. The final program schedule will be available at the beginning of May 2009.

Please direct any questions to the local organiser at