- December 20th, 2017 Abstract submission deadline - submitted should indicate if they want to be considered for an oral presentation
- December 20th, 2017 Bursary Submission deadline
- January 20th, 2018 Notification of abstract decisions and selection for oral / poster presentation
- January 20th, 2018 Notification of Bursary decisions
- February 9th, 2018 Deadline for Early Bird Registration
- March 10th, 2018 Deadline for late breaking abstracts (subject to capacity)
- March 17th, 2018 Deadline for full registration (subject to capacity)
Poster presentation: Posters must be brought to the meeting by the presenting author and should not be mailed in advance. The required dimensions are 84 cm (width) by 120 cm (height) corresponding to a A0 format. At the top of poster, please provide the title of the paper, names of the authors and their affiliations, all in bold lettering of about 2.5 to 3 cm size. Artwork and lettering should be large and clear enough so that the poster is readable from a distance of 1.5 m.