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Call For Abstracts









'This event is now closed, please contact Dr Tim Yeomans, Shannon ABC Centre Manager (Tim.Yeomans[at]staff.ittralee.ie) if you require further information

Abstract Submission

Due to on-going demand and interest in the Conference, abstract deadline has been extended to Friday 2nd March at 1pm

The call for abstracts is now open and is in two categories – (1) Call for papers and (2) call for posters. Abstracts should be no longer than 250 words (this does not include the title or author names/affiliations), arial size 10, 1.5 line spacing. Presentations from all sectors of Biotechnology are welcome and should be of 20 minutes duration. Abstracts must include discussion of a measureable impact of the research undertaken for the company. An abstract book will be published.


Size of display: Standard A0 size (portrait orientation) 841mm(w) x 1189mm(h) - your poster should not exceed these measurements.
Your viewing time and details on setting up and taking down will be advised prior to the meeting. Details on your poster number and location will be available in the programme booklet provided within your welcome pack on arrival.
You are required to be available by your poster, during the designated time, to discuss the work presented.
Kindly note that the Shannon ABC cannot forward any posters not collected after the conference.


In order to ensure your presentation runs smoothly you are asked to comply with the following:
PowerPoint presentations - PC version - are brought to the conference on a USB memory stick or a CD rom.
PowerPoint presentations - Mac version - can only be accepted if you bring your own laptop and connecting cables.
Your presentation is given to the venue a/v support staff in the Speaker Preview Room (details provided closer to the time) at least two hours in advance of your presentation to ensure compatibility with the equipment available.