Call for abstracts

Interested participants from universities, research institutes and industry are strongly encouraged to submit abstracts for ORAL presentations and/or for POSTERS presentations.

Important deadlines

Submission deadline for oral presentations: 1 August 2020
Submission deadline for poster presentations: 1 February 2021

Speed presentations

A number of poster abstracts will be selected for 6-minute talks (‘speed presentations’) on Monday 22 March 2021.

Conference topics include but are not limited to pre- and probiotics and:

  • lifelong human and animal health
  • pregnancy and early life
  • adolescents, adults and seniors
  • pets and farm animals
  • gut microbiome
  • reproductive organs, oral cavity, nose, lung, skin, eye
  • gut-brain axis

Rules for submission

  • Abstracts must be sent by email to: BMC@bastiaanse-communication.com
  • Abstracts must be submitted in English and shall not exceed 400 words.
  • Abstracts will be accepted in Microsoft Word only.
  • The Advisory Board will determine whether the abstract will be accepted for an oral or a poster presentation.
  • Submission of an abstract acknowledges the author’s acceptance for the abstract to be published in the book of abstracts.
  • Presenting authors of abstracts must be registered and paid participants.

Poster size

Poster size: A0 portrait (841 mm x 1189 mm).
Appropriate means of affixing the poster to the poster board will be supplied on site.

Poster presentation

Posters will be displayed throughout the conference.