35th EU PVSEC, 24 - 28 September 2018
SQUARE - Brussels Meeting Centre, Brussels, Belgium

This page contains the guidelines for the submission of abstracts to the EU PVSEC Conference.

1. CONTENT AND FORMAT OF YOUR LATE ABSTRACT

Abstracts (1 page + up to 3 explanatory pages) shall be written in English and must include the following sections addressing:

  • Aim and approach used
  • Scientific innovation and relevance
  • Results or preliminary results and conclusions

Authors also need to provide:

  • Applicable topic and sub-topic number (e.g. 1.2) and a brief justification of the choice of subtopic to assist the evaluation process.
  • Full paper title
  • Full name, affiliation, address, e-mail and phone of one author for all correspondence
  • For all other authors, full name, affiliation and e-mail

The total length should not be more than four A4 pages.

2. HOW TO SUBMIT YOUR ABSTRACT

  1. Send your Late Abstract to the e-mail address This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  2. The correct subtopic (please see the Conference Topics) must be indicated in the abstract to ensure a correct scoring. The abstract content must be related to the subtopic chosen.
  3. Send your abstract in PDF format. Please make sure that your abstract PDF is not password protected.
  4. You will receive an email notification after successful abstract submission. If you do not receive this email within 72 hours of submission, please contact us by email (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.) to check the status of your submission.
  5. If you would like to withdraw your abstract after submission, please contact us by email at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

3. HOW IS MY ABSTRACT EVALUATED?

     1. Abstract Review Process and Notification of Authors

The international Scientific Committee, made up of around 200 leading experts from the global PV community, will review all abstracts that have been submitted on time and in the correct format, and suggest contributions for oral or for visual/poster presentation.

The main selection criteria are:

  Content
• in line with the selected subtopic
• relevance for other groups active in PV
• clearly understandable and direct to the point
  Innovation
advancement in terms of progress and novelty
  Quality
scientific quality as well as the probability of a good presentation at the conference

If positively evaluated by the Scientific Committee, the abstract will be selected for Plenary, Oral or Visual/poster presentation.

Corresponding authors will be notified of the outcome of their abstract’s evaluation by email by beginning of May 2018.

 

Presentation Formats

Keynote plenary Presentation
30 minutes speaking slot with Power Point

Plenary Presentation
20 minutes speaking slot with Power Point

Oral Presentation
15 minutes speaking slot with Power Point

Visual/Poster Presentation
Presentation through poster displayed during 4 days (Monday – Thursday) of the Conference. During Visual presentation sessions, authors of posters are requested to be present at their posters at the time indicated in the Conference Programme. This will give all delegates the opportunity for direct interaction, questions and discussion.

 

 

     2.  Presentations and manuscripts

After the notification of authors, the Notes for Authors and Instructions for Preparation of Papers will be available online. These documents contain important information on how to prepare your presentation and your manuscript to be included in the Conference Proceedings.

 
4. IMPORTANT KEYDATES:

  9 March 2018 / Extended 15 March 2018   Deadline for submission of abstracts
  March – Beginning of May 2018   Abstracts review and evaluation by the Scientific Committee and preparation of notifications to authors
  Beginning of May 2018   Notification to authors
  End of September 2018   Submission of manuscript for the Conference Proceedings

 
5. REGISTRATION OF PRESENTERS/AUTHORS

Presenters and authors have to register for the Conference and to pay the respective conference registration fee. Please note that acceptance of your abstract for presentation in the Conference Programme, does not automatically register you for the Conference.

 

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For any questions concerning abstract submission please contact:

WIP
EU PVSEC Programme Secretariat
Jon de Gregorio

+49-89 720 12 723
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