Abstracts submitted will be designated for either poster or oral  presentations by the reviewing committee.

General conditions

  • Abstracts are required for all oral presentations and posters
  • Abstracts must be submitted before 7 February 2017 (23:59 GMT)
  • Abstracts must be submitted in English
  • Accepted abstracts will be published in the programme/abstract book
  • Withdrawal of abstracts can only be accepted if notified in writing and subsequently confirmed by the ILF 2017 conference secretariat. It is only possible to withdraw an abstract until 14 days after notification of acceptance

Presenting author and registration

  • The presenting author must register as an active participant at the conference at the latest 14 days after acceptance of an abstract
  • ILF 2017 reserves the right to exclude any abstract that is not followed by a participant registration at the latest 14 days after notification of acceptance

Contents of your abstract

  • The abstract word limit is max. 250 words
  • Names (initials and family name) and affilliation addresses of all authors


  • The scientific committee will review the abstract
  • Notification of acceptance or rejection of the abstract will be sent to all authors by 28 February 2017 at the latest
  • It is the responsibility of all investigators that all studies are performed with respect to national legislation, international legislation and ethical guidelines both with regards to humans and animals
  • The scientific committee reserves the right to reject any submitted abstract that is believed to violate these principles
  • Please verify that your email address (submitter and presenting author) is correct as it will be used for contacting you after the review process

For all enquiries regarding abstracts and speakers, please contact the ILF conference secretariat at info@cap-partner.eu