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Key dates

  • Abstract submission deadline EXTENDED:
    30 November 2015
  • Early registration deadline:
    4 December 2015
  • Registration deadline:
    6 January 2016

Abstract submission

Contributions for oral and/or poster presentations are invited. Abstracts of a maximum of 500 words (one A4 page including images and references) should be submitted online by 30 November 2015

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Guidelines for abstract file preparation

  • Length: 1 A4 page including all figures, text and references
  • File format: .pdf and .docx
  • Page size: A4 paper (N.B. not US Letter), 25mm margins, no page numbers or running heading/footers (these will be added during production of the abstract book)
  • Font: Arial or Helvetica
  • 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. The abstract books will be in black and white, so check any colour figures to be sure they remain intelligible in greyscale.

Information for submitting your abstract

If you have previously submitted an abstract or registered to attend an IOP Conference, please log in. For new users you will need to create an account. If you have forgotten your password, you can request details from the login page. Please note your submission will not be completed until you reach the "submission confirmation" page.

  • Enter your abstract title
  • Indicate whether the work is predominantly student work
  • Enter co-author(s) details if applicable (fields marked with * are mandatory)
  • Select the presenting author
  • Enter your abstract in plain text - maximum 500 words
  • Review your submission and select submit

The submitting 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 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.