Abstract submission

Abstract submission has now closed.

Before you submit your abstract, please read our guidelines below:

Formatting guidelines

  • Abstracts should be no longer than 250 words and comprise a single paragraph.
  • Abstract titles should be no longer than 20 words.
  • No tables or graphics can be submitted with the abstract.
  • Abstracts must be prepared in English, using UK spelling and grammar.
  • Abstracts cannot advertise a commercial product.
  • Abstracts cannot contain a list of references or acknowledgements.
  • Abstracts should be formatted in upper and lower case. Do not submit your abstract in upper case text only.

Lead authors

In the submission form, the lead author is automatically registered as the presenting author. If the presenting author is different from the first author, please indicate the name and e-mail address of the presenting author in the assigned text field in the submission form.

Associate authors

When submitting your abstract, you are able to enter a complete list of associate authors. Affiliations should be included; however, you should only use institutional names and countries (no postal addresses).

Author guidelines

  • All submitting/lead authors need to have registered for the conference before Monday 9 May 2016
    Abstracts can only be submitted via our online system. All abstracts are to be submitted by midnight (UK time) on Friday 22 April 2016. Any abstracts received after the closing date will not be considered or accepted.
  • By submitting an abstract, you agree to your email address being published with your abstract in the conference abstract booklet.
  • By submitting an abstract, you agree to your abstract to be included in a hard copy and online version of the conference abstract booklet. The downloadable online abstract booklet will be available on the SEB website. Please note: the submitted abstracts are not published by the SEB or any affiliated journals.

Acceptance of abstracts

Following the submission deadline on Friday 22 April 2016, each abstract will be assessed by the session organisers. Only those accepted will be invited to present at the conference. You will then receive a notification confirming if your abstract has been accepted or declined and further information two weeks after the deadline.

If you have any queries, please contact the SEB Team,, or +44 (0)207 685 2600.

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