Abstract Submission Deadline

The abstract submission deadline is April 6, 2020 at 23:59:59 GMT.

Method of Submission

• All abstracts must be submitted only via the online form that is accessible in the end of the page.
• Abstracts sent by e-mail cannot be considered.
• All correspondence concerning the abstract will be sent to submitting author’s e-mail address.

Submission Rules

• Each participant can be a presenting author of only one oral presentation and one poster or of two posters. This rule might have justified exceptions (e.g., keynote lectures).
• The oral presentation can be moved to poster by the organizing committee, according to reviewing process.
• The abstract text is considered final as submitted. Grammar and style as well as clarity of the message are the sole responsibility of the author(s).
• The final decision on acceptance or rejection of an abstract is made by the organizing committee.
• Submitted abstracts must represent original work of the authors. Authors should strictly conform to the ethics in publishing.

Abstract Submission Instructions

• Abstracts have to be written in English.
• Make sure the submitting author’s name and e-mail address are filled in correctly – these contact details will serve for further correspondence with the author(s).
• Authors should suggest their preferred form of presentation (oral or poster) but the final form of presentation will be decided by the organizing committee.

Abstract Layout

• Title: Make the title of the abstract brief, clearly indicating the nature of the investigation.
• Names of the authors: Submit full given name(s) and a full family name.
• The length of the abstracts should not be more than 500 words.
• An abstract must be in plain text format (i.e. no subscripts, no superscripts, no italics etc.) without any special characters.
• Tables and pictures cannot be included in abstracts.

Presentation modes

Oral presentation

Each oral presentation will be 15 minutes, including time for questions and discussion. Contributions should be prepared in MS PowerPoint or PDF format.

Poster presentation

A dedicated space will be provided for poster presentations. For each poster, individual freestanding display boards will be allocated. Maximum poster size will be A0 in a portrait layout. Fixing material (pins and stickers) will be available in the poster area and conference staff will be available to assist you during the time of poster mounting.


If you have any questions regarding abstract submission, please contact brahimsamba.bomou@unil.ch

We will be happy to assist you.

Abstract submission

  • Write all the authors in this format (presenting author with asterisk): DRUSBERG, John *(a), RAWIL, Robert (b), and SCHRATTENKALK, Lucie (c)
  • Affiliations in this format: (a) Institute of Earth Sciences, University of Lausanne, Switzerland (presenting author mail); (b) Geosciences department, University of Alps, Switzerland; (c) ISTERRE, University of Helvetic, Switzerland.
  • (maximum 500 words)