abstract submission

you may submit one or more abstracts for consideration either for the general session of for a panel, by indicating the panel topic number

Abstract submission will open on November 1, 2020 (0:00 CET) and will close on January 31, 2021 (23:55 CET). Notifications of acceptance will be sent on February 27-28, 2021.

A second round will open on April 5, 2021 (0:00 CEST) and will close on April 11, 2021 (23:55 CEST). Notifications of acceptance will be sent on April 30, 2021.

Please note that there will be no extensions.


Abstracts should be between 250 and 300 words. Do not include a reference list. You may use references in the body of text. Only accepted abstracts will be invited to send their full references.


Please include at least three keywords and anonymize your abstract.


You need to state whether you are submitting your abstract to the general track or to a specific panel.  Accepted abstracts with no indication of panel preference will be placed in the general track. Accepted abstracts stating a panel preference might be placed in the general track if the number of candidate presentations for that panel exceeds the available slots.


Abstracts must be submitted through EasyChair.

To access the submission form, authors need to create an EasyChair account.

Abstracts submitted through other channels will not be considered.


All abstracts will be double-blind refereed.

Authors may submit more than one abstract for consideration. Please note that you cannot submit the same abstract to two panels or to one panel and also to the general track.