RULES FOR SUBMISSION OF ABSTRACTS

  • The presenting author is required to ensure that all co-authors are aware of the content of the abstract before submission.
  • The presenting author must be listed as the first author.
  • Submitted abstracts should include non-published data.
  • Abstracts previously presented will not be accepted.
  • All abstracts should be submitted and presented in clear English with accurate grammar and spelling of a quality suitable for publication. If you need help, please arrange for the review of your abstract by a colleague who is a native English speaker, by a university specific publications office (or other similar facility) or by a copy editor, prior to submission.
  • Please submit symbols as words.
  • You may submit more than 1 abstract. However, presenters that are accepted for oral presentation will be permitted to give only 1 oral presentation. Additional accepted abstracts will therefore be poster only.
  • Abstracts may not be edited/updated after final submission. You are welcome to bring an updated abstract onsite with you.

Who Can Submit?

  • Research Scholars
  • Faculty Members
  • Startup Founders
  • Industry Executives
  • Angel Invertors
  • Financial Institution
  • Mentors

GUIDELINES FOR SUBMISSION

  • Abstract Topic – abstracts must be allocated to a specific Theme, Topic and Sub-Topic.
  • Presenting author's contact details (should be the same details as the submitting author so that the presenting author receives the correspondence about the abstract)
    1. Email address
    2. Full postal address
    3. Daytime and evening phone number
  • Abstract title - limited to 20 words in UPPER CASE
  • Abstract text – limited to 500 words
    (Please Note: Word count is affected when graphs/tables/images are added) Abstract layout - Abstracts must be submitted with the following sections:
    1. Objectives
    2. Methods
    3. Results
    4. Conclusions
  • References are not obligatory and word count is affected by inclusion of references.
  • Tables – A maximum of 3 tables of up to 10 rows x 10 columns can be included per abstract.
  • Graphs and images – It is important to note that each image included in the abstract is worth 30 words. A maximum of 3 images can be included per abstract. The maximum file size of each graph/image is 500 KB. The maximum pixel size of the graph/image is 600(w) x 800(h) pixel. You may upload graphs in JPG format only.
  • Draft abstracts – The submission form allows you to store your abstract as a draft in order to make changes. Please note that abstracts must be SUBMITTED before the deadline in order to be sent to review for inclusion in the Scientific Program.