IPEM Conferences Abstract Submission Policy

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If you wish to submit an abstract to any IPEM conference except MPEC, please use the template below and email your abstract to conferences@ipem.ac.uk by the abstract submission deadline, ensuring you put the title of the conference in the subject header.

For MPEC abstract submission please refer to the MPEC page https://www.ipem.ac.uk/ConferencesEvents/MPEC.aspx


1)    By submitting an abstract you have agreed to the terms and conditions as set out below:

  • You grant IPEM a non–exclusive right to publish, reproduce, distribute, display and store the abstract worldwide in all forms (including on the Institute’s website), formats and media now known or as developed in the future, including print, electronic and digital forms. You will retain copyright of your abstract, in addition to the moral rights you are entitled to as author of the abstract.
  • The author is responsible for the accuracy of the abstract.
  • All authors presenting at the Conference must register and pay to attend. If the event is being held online we may offer complimentary registration to accepted oral presentators, but not poster presenters.
  • If the author(s) have any commercial interests or associations that might pose a conflict of interest regarding this submission, they must be declared. If accepted for presentation, the commercial interest or association must be declared on the title slide or the slide immediately following the title slide.
  • You give us permission to film or photograph your presentation at the Conference, which may be used on the IPEM website. Please state in your submitting email if you do not wish us to film or photograph your presentation.
  • You confirm that the submission has been approved by all authors.
  • At least one author will be available to present the abstract if selected for the programme.

2)    Abstracts must be submitted before midnight on the day of the abstract submission deadline. Abstracts received after this deadline will NOT be accepted. Faxed or posted abstracts will not be accepted.

3)    If the conference title is not in the email subject heading, the abstract will not be accepted.

4)    All presenters must provide a telephone number when submitting their abstract that they can be reached on in case of any queries. 

  • Abstracts must use the IPEM Abstract Template and be no longer than 1 page of A4 with single line spacing.
  • Abstracts must be in Word format. 
  • Abstracts should state briefly and clearly the purpose, methods, results and conclusions of the work. 
         Aims and/or Background: Clearly state the purpose of the abstract
         Methods: Describe your selection of observations or experimental subjects clearly
         Results: Present your results in a logical sequence in text, tables and illustrations - IF RESULTS ARE NOT INCLUDED, YOUR ABSTRACT MAY NOT BE CONSIDERED
         Discussion around results (if applicable)
         Conclusion: Clearly state the conclusion of your study.
  • Please ensure that you check your abstract carefully before submitting to ensure it is the final version. Changes will not be permitted once the abstract has been submitted.
  • You will receive an email acknowledging receipt of your abstract within one week of submission. Your abstract will be forwarded to the programme lead for refereeing, and you will be notified approximately 3 weeks after the deadline whether your abstract has been accepted for presentation. 

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