Important dates

Paper Submissions

Deadline for full paper submission: 14 June 2019 28 June 2019*

Initial n tification of full paper acceptance: 9 August 2019 16 August 2019

Final notification of full paper acceptance: 20 September 2019

Abstract Submissions

Talk & Poster abstract submission deadline: Midnight 1 September

Late-breaking poster abstract submission opens: Midnight 1 September

Talk and posters presenters to be notified: 21 October

Late-breaking poster abstract submission closes: 29 November

Call for abstracts for late-breaking posters: 1 September - 15 November

Late-breaking poster presenters to be notified: 22 November

Conference Registration and Dates

Early bird deadline: Friday 25 October

Registrations close: Friday 29 November

Conference Dates: 9 - 11 December 2019

ABACBS-members-only Travel Bursary

ABACBS-members-only travel bursary deadline: Friday 20 September


* Due to popular demand, authors who are keen to submit a full paper can still submit by the 6 July 2019. All manuscripts are subjected to the same peer review process. However, manuscripts submitted by 28 June 2019 will be given priority in case there are more good quality papers than we can accept.