Instructions for Authors


Please note the following submission guidelines:

  • Abstracts have to meet the formal requirements provided in the Abstract Template
  • Abstracts must be submitted through the on-line system accessible via the ISHS website
  • Abstracts have to be submitted by the due date
  • Please indicate if your abstract is for oral or poster presentation
  • You may submit more than one abstract, although not all may be accepted for oral presentation
  • Members of the Scientific Committee will review all submitted abstracts and recommend acceptance or otherwise, and also whether a paper should be presented orally or as poster

On-line submission

The on-line submission system will ask you to create an account, which will allow you to upload and modify your abstract and later on your full paper. The entire submission and reviewing process will be conducted through this on-line system. For more information see the Author Manual.


You will be notified of acceptance of your paper/poster no later than one month after the closing date for the submission of abstracts.

Full Papers

All authors of accepted abstracts will be notified and requested to submit a full paper or poster through the on-line submission system. Full papers must not exceed 8 pages including all tables, figures, and references.  Keynote speakers can publish articles not exceeding 16 pages. All full papers and posters must be submitted electronically by the due date. All authors should read and follow the Author Manual.

Presentations/Visual Aids

Those authors who wish to use PowerPoint presentations need to submit their electronic file by the due date. If you wish to use visual aids other than Microsoft PowerPoint, please notify the Secretariat, so we can cater for your needs.



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