Abstract Submission

Abstract submission is now closed.
Submitters will receive notification on 01 June 2011.

Please read this information carefully before proceeding to the online submission form.

You are invited to submit abstracts for inclusion at the symposium for either Oral or E-poster presentations. Abstracts may only be submitted online using the abstract form.

Important Dates

Submissions accepted from:  21 March 2011
Submission deadline: 16 May 2011, Midnight CET
Notifications to submitters: 01 June 2011

Abstracts received after the deadline will not be accepted!


Abstracts can only be submitted online via the online abstract submission form.
Abstracts must be submitted in English.
Abstracts sent by post or email will not be accepted. No exceptions will be made.


Failure to observe these guidelines may result in disqualification.

  1. The correct topic must be selected to ensure correct scoring. The content of the abstract must be topic related.
  2. Abstract Structure. Please download and use the abstract template here. The abstract should not have more than 4 pages and should be submitted as a PDF.
    The abstract must be structured into the following sections:
    • Introduction
    • Materials and methods
    • Results and discussion:
    • Acknowledgements:
    • References:
  3. If you have successfully submitted your abstract, you will receive a confirmation email. If no confirmation email is received, the abstract cannot be considered as successfully submitted and accepted.
  4. Submitted abstracts cannot be re-edited and modified. Therefore, please ensure you have your final version prior to starting the submission process. To save the abstract, all required fields (marked with a *) must be filled in. If you leave the system without having provisionally submitted the abstract, all data is lost. The submitted abstracts cannot be edited after the submission deadline (16 May 2011, Midnight CET).
  5. Please ensure that your abstract does not contain spelling, grammatical or scientific errors. No corrections are possible after the submission deadline. The abstract will be reproduced exactly as submitted. No proofreading will be done, although some corrections may be requested by the reviewers.
  6. If you need to withdraw your abstract, a written statement reflecting the reasons for this decision must be sent to: dioxin2011@mci-group.com, no later than 1 June 2011.

After Submission

  1. The reviewers will judge the abstracts according to the relevance to Dioxin 2011, standard of English, objectivity of statements, description of what was done, suitability of methods to aims, conclusions confirmed by objective results, ethics, scientific value, originality of work and overall impression.
  2. The submitting authors will be notified by 01 June 2011, at the email address provided during submission, whether their abstract has been accepted, rejected, or requires revision. It is the author’s responsibility to ensure that emails from Dioxin 2011 can reach them. They will be informed about the date, time and form of their presentation by email also.


All abstracts accepted for presentation (oral or e-poster) will be published in the Organohalogen Database at www.dioxin20xx.org. If you do not want your abstracts to be published, please do not elect to publish them when submitting your abstract.

All previous papers from Dioxin Symposia can be viewed at www.dioxin20xx.org.

Presentation of Abstracts

  1. Abstracts can be accepted either as e-poster or oral communication.
  2. In order for abstracts to be included in the final programme of Dioxin 2011, the presenting author must be registered by the Early Bird Registration Deadline of 15 June 2011.

Problems Submitting?

If you experience any kind of problem or if you have questions, please do not hesitate to contact:

Dorothy Henry
Phone: +32 2743 4410
Email: dioxin2011@mci-group.com

Registration Deadline
Early Bird Registration Deadline: 15 June 2011

Abstract Topics

All topics are listed on the Scientific Programme page of the Dioxin 2011 Website.