• Guidelines for authors


    Speakers are requested to bring their presentation files on a flash drive (USB memory stick) to the Preview Room.

    All presentations will be sent directly to the lecture room through the internal computer network. We kindly ask all authors not to come with their own computers into the lecture room at the last minute. Use of your own computer is not possible. All presentations must be downloaded in the Speakers’ preview room beforehand.

    The speakers are entirely responsible for the presentation content (order, graphics etc…). All presentations and questions must be delivered in English, as English is the official language of the symposium. Time reserved for scientific presentation is 15 minutes followed by 5 minutes of discussion. Speakers are requested not to exceed the allocated time. The time schedule will be strictly followed due to the nature of the congress program.

    Please visit the Speakers’ preview room (Business Center -1 floor) at least 4 hours in advance of your scheduled session, or the day before, if the presentation is in one of the morning sessions.

    Mac OS X presentations will be uploaded to the meeting computer system as well. There will be staff members available to help preparing and validating the presentations.

    Presentation format
    All presentations should meet commonly compatible format, preferably using PowerPoint version 2010 or higher in 16:9 aspect ratio.
    Supported file types:
    Presentation: PPT, PPA, PPTA, PPTX, PDF
    Video: AVI, MPG, MKV, MOV, MP4, WMV
    Audio: WMA, MP3, WAV
    Pictures: JPG, GIF, BMP, TIF
    If the presentation includes audio (sound or voice), animation or short movie file(s), speakers are advised to save each file separately and provide it to the technical staff of the “preview room” for testing, together with your presentation file.
    If you have any special requirements, please make sure to get in contact with the technical staff at the “preview room” good time in advance, ideally 1 day before. 

    Opening hours of the Speakers’ preview room
    Wednesday, May 9 de 11:00 – 18:00
    Thursday, May 10 de 08:00 – 18:00
    Friday, May 11
    de 08:00 – 12:30

    In the lecture room
    All presentations have to be uploaded to the Symposium computer system, (Speakers’ preview room)
    The lecture rooms are equipped with a projector, screen, chairing table and lectern. Using own computers in lecture room is not supported to avoid delays during sessions.


    The poster board surface will be 90 x 220 cm. The recommended size of the posters is: 90 cm wide X 110 cm high (or A0 format).
    The presentation number assigned to your poster should not be placed on your poster. The poster boards will be numbered for you.

    Poster presenting authors are responsible for setting-up and taking down their poster. Self-adhesive pads for posting will be offered by the organizer.
    Setting-up and taking down of posters will take place as follows:

    Posters should be fixed on the corresponding board on Wednesday 9th  from 11:00 to 14:30.
    They must be removed on Friday 11th  from 11:00 to 13.00.

    Posters which haven’t been removed before the due time shall be detached and dumped after the corresponding session. Unclaimed posters are not the responsibility of the conference organizers and will be disposed.

  • Abstract Submission

    Abstract Submission:

    All abstracts should be submitted electronically via this ESPHM website.

    Abstracts should be informative, carefully prepared, with new insights stressed.

    To guarantee being considered by the program committee, all contributed abstracts must be submitted before the deadline (December 1st, 2017 Extended until December 15th!). Please note that any submitted abstract, even if accepted by the program committee, will not be included in the Symposium program should you fail to register for the conference.

    All accepted abstracts will be published in the Symposium Abstract Book and online ( provided the presenting authors register on time for the Symposium

    Submission of the electronic form signifies understanding of, and agreement with, all the conditions set out below.

    Guidelines for abstract preparation
    • Abstracts should be written in English.
    • Abstracts cannot exceed 300 words. Title and authors are not included and have to be indicated in the appropriate fields during the abstract submission
    • Titles should clearly identify the contents of abstract
    • Please note that errors in the text will not be corrected. The content and literary standard of submitted abstracts is under the author's responsibility
    • The body of the abstract should be organised as outlined below:
      • Introduction
      • Material & Methods
      • Results
      • Discussion & Conclusion
    • Not contain tables or/and pictures
    • No references are accepted
    • Please indicate your topic preference when submitting (see Abstract topics list)
    • Indicate the preferred kind of presentation (oral/poster)
    • Please indicate the presenting author where required. If not specified, the submitter will automatically be classified as the presenting author
    • Author names and affiliations will be printed as entered in the abstract submission tool, so please make sure these are correct and consistent if you submit more than one abstract. It is also important that names are consistent for the author index.
    • Each author may submit several abstracts for each session
    Abstract Topics
      • Resident session
      • Veterinary public health and food safety
      • Viral diseases
      • Bacterial diseases
      • Herd health management and economy
      • Welfare and nutrition
      • Immunology and vaccinology
      • Reproduction

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