Abstract submission

Contributions for oral and/or poster presentations are invited. Abstracts of a maximum of 350 words should be submitted online by 22 February 2016.

 Click here to submit an abstract  

Guidelines for abstract file preparation

  • Length: 1 A4 page including all figures, text and references
  • File format: .pdf and .docx
  • Page layout: A4 paper (N.B. not US Letter), 25mm margins, no page numbers or running heading/footers
  • Font: 11pt Arial
  • Title: include the full title in the submission file, do not use all caps
  • Authors and affiliations: include full names of all co-authors and corresponding affiliations, with presenting author underlined
  • Abstract text: single line spaced
  • Abstract figures/references: include an informative caption for any figure, scheme, or illustration in your abstract. Note that abstracts may be reproduced in black and white, so check any colour figures to be sure they remain intelligible in greyscale


The corresponding author will receive an email confirming the submission. If you do not receive an email, your abstract may not have been received and you are advised to contact the conferences team by email to conferences@iop.org or by telephone to +44 (0)20 7470 4800.

Abstract amendments

Authors can amend their submission online up until the abstract submission deadline.



If you are unable to submit your abstract online, please email the conferences team by email to conferences@iop.org or telephone to +44 (0)20 7470 4800. Please ensure that you quote the name of the event when contacting us.

Key dates

  • Abstract submission deadline extended:
    22 February 2016
  • Early registration deadline:
    25 April 2016
  • Registration deadline:
    4 May 2016

Documents