Oral and Poster presentations
Before click to submit your abstract please be so kind to read carefully the following instruction.
Below are the general rules that apply for the proponents.
For each abstract submitted, the proponent must specify one track which best describe the contents of the contribution in order of relevance.
The Scientific Committee reserves the right to re-allocate the topic when necessary.
All abstracts will be subjected to peer-review, coordinated by the Scientific Committee. Original work that has not been published or accepted for presentation elsewhere is preferred. The criteria for review are:
- relevance for advancement of psychological knowledge and practice,
- theoretical and empirical basis,
- clarity of ideas and methods,
- applied ecological and ethical implications.
Notification of acceptance by the Scientific Committee will be emailed to the corresponding author by January 23, 2017. Detailed information, guidelines, and recommendations for oral or poster presentation, as well as time allotment, date, time, and venue will be duly sent to the registered corresponding authors. Please note that the Scientific Committee reserves the right to change submissions for oral presentations to posters, rather than refusing abstracts, depending on the number, theme, and quality of submissions.
Submitting authors grant congress organizers permission to publish their abstracts online and in USB stick. Likewise proponent authors grant congress organizers the permission to use personal information, received and required from participants, before and after the congress, for statistical purposes, and for the dispatch of information concerning relevant congresses in the future. The acceptance of abstracts by the Scientific Committee does not imply any financial assistance or fee deduction. Presenting authors must register by April 13, 2017 to ensure that their presentation will be included at the ECP 2017.
Below are listed some general guidelines pertaining to the formatting of the abstract:
Carefully prepared abstracts facilitate the review process, as it is easier to judge the quality of presentations that are thoroughly and concisely described.
- Abstracts must be in English. If English is not proponents’ first language, it is recommendable that abstract be proofread by an English native speaker.
- It should be noted that the abstracts should not exceed 1500 characters (including spaces), not counting the title of the paper.
- The title should be brief (a maximum of 125 characters including spaces), clearly indicating the contents of the abstract. Please follow the pre-formatted fields indicated in the forms.
- Use Arabic numerals for all numbers except at the beginning of a sentence where they should be written out. Use standard abbreviations and symbols. Keep abbreviations to a minimum and define each one when it is used for the first time. Do not include any figures or tables in abstracts, and do not submit attachments, slides, or any reference materials with the abstracts.
- Please write the abstract with a word-processing program, check spelling and grammar, proofread carefully. Choose appropriate thematic area and topic in the list provided.
- Abstracts can’t be modified (in their authorship, title and contents) after the deadline for abstract submission.
- Things to consider including when writing the abstract:
- 1. A statement of the purpose of the presentation (preferably in one sentence)
- 2. A brief mentioning of the theoretical framework, if applicable, and/or the rationale for the contribution
- 3. A summary of the results obtained (if it is an empirical study), or the major points to be made
- 4. A conclusion
- 5. A brief reflection on theoretical, methodological, and deontological implications.
- 6. Subheadings, keywords or references in the abstract text are not required.