Abstract Guidelines

Abstract Submission Opens: 6th November 2017

Abstract Submission Deadline: 31st January 2018 extended until 7th February 2018

Additional Abstract Submission: 22-28 February 2018



 ISBPPB 2018 Abstract Template NON-BLIND

 ISBPPB 2018 Abstract Template BLIND



You may submit maximum two abstracts (one for oral and one for poster or two for poster presentations). Posters that only repeat an oral presentation will not be accepted.

Preferred method of presentation (oral or poster) should be indicated during on-line submission. The abstract should be assigned to one of the Conference topics. The submitting author will be informed by e-mail about the acceptance of his/her abstract soon after the evaluation process is completed.

The abstract must be in MS Word DOC or RTF format based on the template, not PDF. The abstract must be provided in two forms: non-blind (for the Conference Proceedings) and blind (for the referees).
All abstracts must be submitted via the designated ISBPPB 2018 website. No other forms of submission will be accepted.

Please see instructions for formatting details.


• Abstracts must not exceed one page.

• File size is limited to 3 Megabyte. Reduce the size of images, graphs etc. if your file size exceeds this limit.

Abstracts must be RTF or DOC document (MS Word 97/2003/2007/2010) formatted to A4 (21cm x 29.7cm) with the following margin settings:

Top & Bottom 1.9 cm

Left & Right 1.9 cm

Column Width 7.98 cm

Between Columns 1.25 cm

• Font: Times New Roman, 10 point, single spaced
• Abstract body alignment is justified.
• Abstract body format is two-column.
• References must be numbered.



The abstract heading spans both columns and must contain the abstract title, the names (first name and last names) and affiliations of all authors, and email address of the designated presenting author.


• The title should be in upper and lower case, bold and centred on the page. Please do not put a full stop at the end of your title.

• Include one line space between the title and the name(s) of the author(s).


Authors & Affiliations

• First name and last names (surname) of the Author’s should be given (i.e. John Smith).
No title such as Prof. Dr. PhD or MD should be used.

• Author names are centred and identified with number superscripts to correspond to author affiliations. Please see template for clarification.

• Underline the designated presenting author’s name.

• Author affiliations are centred and identified with number superscripts to correspond to the respective author name. Please see template for clarification.

• Include the designated presenting author’s email address.

• Include one line space between author name(s) and affiliation(s).



The abstract body is in two-column format and should be organized in the following order:






• ACKNOWLEDGMENT (optional but recommended)

Please leave one line between paragraphs.

Photographs / graphics should be used when necessary to substantiate results.

Please do not change the margins. Abstract information shall not appear on or outside the margins.


The format of the abstract is illustrated in the sample abstract; the template is designed for the preparation of your abstract. The SAMPLE text is for demonstration purposes only. Replace the sample title, author listing, author affiliations, designated presenting author’s email address, and abstract text in the sample abstract with your abstract title, author listing, author affiliations, email address and text.


In order for the International Scientific Committee to properly evaluate the information, analysis and opinions presented in your abstract, it is important that they be informed of potential conflicts of interest pertinent to the research submitted. Therefore, ISBPPB Krak√≥w 2018 conference requires all authors to provide any relevant information concerning personal or professional circumstances and relationships that might reasonably be expected to affect the author’s view on the subject.

Examples include but are not limited to:

• Stock options or bond holdings in a for-profit corporation or self-directed pension plan

• Research grants

• Employment (full-time or part-time)

• Ownership or partnership

• Consulting fees or other remuneration (payment)

• Non-remunerative positions of influence such as officer, board member, trustee or public spokesperson

• Receipt of royalties

• Speaker’s bureau

Conflict of Interest and disclosure information is collected on the online abstract form. Appropriate disclosure will be stated in the scientific programme and the abstract volume. If you do not have anything to disclose, you must indicate this by answering ‘No’ on the online abstract submission form. The disclosure information you provide will not influence the review of your abstract. Abstracts will not be reviewed without proper completion of the conflict of interest/disclosure section on the abstract submission form. Disclosure information for all authors is required upon abstract submission.