Frequently Asked Questions

What is the deadline for abstract submissions?
The deadline for abstract submissions is 11:59 PM (CET) on April 6, 2018

How can I submit my abstract?
Abstracts can ONLY be submitted online. The submitter can be reached by selecting the “Submit an Abstract” tile on the ISICP website.

How many abstracts can I submit as corresponding author?
Each corresponding author can submit multiple abstracts. However, the organizing committee reserves the right to limit the number of accepted contributions/ oral presentations per participant or to allow more than two contributions for an additional charge only.

Can I submit a late-breaking data submission? If so, what is the deadline?
Acceptance for presentation is based on the review of data and information provided within the submitted extended abstract. The deadline for abstract submission is a hard deadline. Novel data may be included in the full paper to be submitted after acceptance.

What is the maximum length for the title of my abstract?
There is no maximum length for the title. However, the words in the title will count toward your total count of 600 words.

How many words can be included in my abstract?
The total word count for a single abstract is 600. This includes everything in the title, abstract body, and figure and table captions. Author names and institutions are also included in the total.

Do I have to enter my abstract in a specific format?
Yes. There is a template for the production of the abstract on the website in the drop-down menu “Abstract Guidelines”. The abstract body text contains headings that have already been formatted for you. You can find in this drop-down menu also a leaflet, for additional information.

May I include a figure or a table with my abstract?
Yes, either one figure or one table may be included in the abstract. All characters in the caption count toward the total word count of 600 words.

Is there an abstract submission fee?
No – but once your abstract is accepted you have to register for ISICP in order to present your work on the conference. All participants of ISICP will have to pay a conference fee.

When and how will I receive notification about the status of my abstract in the program?
Notification regarding acceptance or rejection of abstracts will be sent by email to the corresponding author on
May 7, 2018. The decision of the ISICP Scientific Program Committee regarding acceptance and presentation of abstracts is final.


I am experiencing technical difficulty with the submitter. Whom should I contact?

For all technical issues please contact:

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Support Hotline: +49 30 325 999 7180

If my abstract is submitted for oral presentation, will the format I requested change?
There is a possibility. The Program Committee will determine the final format (oral or poster) of all accepted abstract regardless of which box you checked when you submitted the abstract.

How can I get an invitation letter for my visa application?
All information you will find here.

Do I need to upload a full paper if my paper is accepted as a poster presentation?
Yes, a full paper is required both for oral presentations and posters. If no paper is submitted to the journal, the
presentation is removed from the conference program. Also, if the paper is not presented at the conference, it
will be excluded from journal publication.

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