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  • MARCH 6 for Regular Submissions (review results by April 1)
  • Conference Registration early bird: March 15

Submission Types

Proposals may be submitted in the following categories:

  • Paper: 12 minute oral presentation. Papers will be grouped together into Paper Panels of 4 presentations on related topics. The total Paper Panel session will be 55 minutes in length (4 papers and question period). Requirements: 10 word title; 250 word abstract; 50 word abstract
  • Poster: Written description of work printed on a 3 x 4 foot poster board. Posters are grouped into sessions that last for 55 minutes. Poster presenters will stand with their poster during the session for interaction with session participants. Requirements: 10 word title, 250 word abstract, 50 word abstract
  • Conversation Hour: 55 minute session with one or several moderators on a specific topic or theme. After short presentations, the goal is discussion/conversation with session participants.  Requirements: 10 word title, 250 word abstract detailing topics to be covered; 50 word abstract; list of all moderators.
  • Symposium: 55 minute session with Chair, minimum 3 and maximum 4 presentations, and a discussant on a single theme. Requirements: 250 and 50 word symposium abstract and 50 word abstracts for each presentation.
  • Workshop: 55 minute session focusing on skill building or targetted learning. Requirements: 10 word title, 250 word abstract, 50 word abstract and description of 4 learning objectives.

Invited, plenary, and award speakers are requested to submit their information in separate links to:

  • Invited Paper: 15 minute oral presention, grouped with two other presentations in an INvited Panel on a specific topic. Requirements: 10 word title, 50 word abstract, short biography (150 words), photo
  • Plenary Talk: 30 minute talk on requested topic. Each plenary session will include two speakers and a Q/A period. These sessions occur with no parallel sessions.
  • Award Talk: 25 minute talk by ICP award recipients on their work. Each award talk session will include two speakers and a question period. 

To Submit A Proposal

All submissions are done online through Conftool (an online management system). 

To use Conftool, you first need to register in the system. Go to and you will see a registration/login page:

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Create an account. Use a user name and password you will remember (they do not require high-security login).

After you create an account you are taken you your user main page



Click " Your Submissions" to go to the submissions page. This page has links to all the submission types:

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Please note:

For submissions you will need the name, title, institution, email of your co-authors, a 10-word title, and a 250 word abstract for review and a 50-word abstract to be used in the conference program.

Link to conftool:


Post Conference

June 14, 2019
Osborne Winery

Incudes travel to the winery (by bus or catamaran), tour, sherry tasting and light snacks
Cost: $35 / $25 students

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Conference Banquet

June 13, 2019
La Carbona Restaurant
Jerez, Spain

 travel from Cadiz together by bus
Dinner in La Carbona Restaurant
Cost: $75 / $60 students

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Plenary Speakers

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