Submission deadline: 29 April, 2019

The criteria for review are:

  • Coherence with the general theme;

  • Theoretical and empirical basis;

  • Clarity of ideas and soundness of methods applied.


Kindly submit your abstract/s via online registration system on congress website using the button at the bottom of the chosen presentation format page.

General guidelines related to the required formatting and content of the abstract:

  1. The title should be brief (a maximum of 125 characters including spaces), clearly indicating the contents of the abstract;

  2. Author/s details: Full name and affiliation, country, e-mail. Note: there should be not more than 5 authors; the first author is the presenting author;

  3. Abstract body: Please ensure that your abstract does not exceed 350 words and contains the following information:

    • Background: Briefly describe the statement of the primary objectives of the study, including theoretical framework and research questions that were tested;

    • Methods: Describe design, participants (and their number), measures and analysis;

    • Findings: Summarize the most important results;

    • Discussionand conclusion: Summarize key findings from the results and their application;

    • Keywords are not required.


Language and writing: All abstracts must be in English. If English is not the authors’ first language, it is recommended that an English native speaker should proofread the abstract.


You will be able to make changes to your abstract (authorship, title, and contents) on the personal page before the deadline for abstract submission.

Notification of acceptance by the Scientific Committee will be emailed to the corresponding author.

Poster presentation

Each poster will be exhibited for 1 hour and a half during which the authors must be present to explain their work to those who are interested. The Editorial Committee will group the accepted abstracts in accordance with the Conference themes and assigned them to a poster session.

The size of the poster must be 70x90cm (vertical format).

E-Poster presentation

For the authors who will be unable to make the trip to conference venue to present their papers, the Conference has therefore instituted a virtual presentation system of accepted proposals. Upon payment of the registration fee, your paper will be listed as a virtual presentation.