Abstract submission

Abstracts submitted after 09:00 GMT on Tuesday 28th March will appear as a "Late Abstract” supplement to the programme book, and will not be included in the Programme Book or considered for an oral presentation.

Please note that to submit an abstract you will need to create a user login account for the abstract submission site (iupab2017.sfbiophys.org/abstractsubmission).

If your abstract is accepted, you will also need to register online to confirm your attendance via a separate user login account on this website www.iupab2017.org

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Information for submitting your abstract

Please read the abstract submission policies before submitting an abstract.

When you log into the abstract submission site iupab2017.sfbiophys.org/abstractsubmission, please follow the instructions below:

  • Maximum abstract submissions per submitter: 2
  • Select topic preference, a preferred and alternative. Plenary and invited speakers should select the speaker option and one topic
  • Enter the abstract title (maximum 100 characters)
  • Select presentation preference - poster only or poster + oral or invited speaker
  • Enter author(s) details, affiliations and select the presenting author
  • Assign affiliations to authors
  • Upload your abstract content file, maximum 1300 characters in rich text file format only (RTF; .rtf)
  • Review your submission via the print preview link

Abstract amendments

Submitting authors can amend their abstract submission online at iupab2017.sfbiophys.org/abstractsubmission until 15 May 2017.


If you are unable to submit your abstract online, please email the conferences team by email to conferences@iop.org or telephone to +44 (0)20 7470 4800. Please ensure that you quote the name of the event when contacting us.

Key dates

  • Bursaries deadline:

    10 March 2017

  • Poster award deadline:

    24 March 2017

  • Abstract submission deadline:

    24 March 2017

  • Early registration deadline: [extended]
    24 April 2017
  • Presenters registration deadline:
    1 May 2017
  • Registration deadline:
    5 July 2017