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By submitting an abstract you agree to give us permission on behalf
of all presenters if it is accepted for presentation, to publish, reproduce,
distribute, display and store the one-page abstract (submitted text with embedded
figures), together with author names, worldwide in all forms (including on the
http://focusonmicroscopy.org website), formats and media now known or as developed
in the future, including print, electronic and digital forms.
The author is responsible for the accuracy of the abstract and should
ensure that they have written original work which does not infringe any copyright.
The corresponding author should ensure that all appropriate co-authors
are included on the abstract and that the submission has been approved by all
At least one author must be available to present the abstract if selected
for the program for either an oral or poster presentation.
All authors presenting at the conference must register and pay to
attend the conference as a delegate. If the presenting author is not registered
as a conference delegate, the abstract will be withdrawn. The authors will immediately
notify the FOM2020 registration office at: firstname.lastname@example.org
if they are unable to present an abstract or if the presenting author is changed.
Abstracts submitted by companies, will be reviewed at an equal footing with
abstracts from universities etc for scientific relevance and importance. Apart
from identifying the submitting company these presentations and abstracts should
not be commercial oriented. Only for the session ‘New developments in
(confocal) instrumentations’ on Monday April 6, 2020, specific company
name, logo or product information can be included, although also these presentations
should preferably be of a scientific, informative nature.
Abstracts must be submitted in English before midnight on the day of the
abstract submission deadline, via the online submission site http://focusonmicroscopy.org.
Abstracts received after this deadline may not be accepted or only for poster
presentation if space allows. Other forms of submission e.g. by fax, email or
post will not be accepted.
Abstracts will be reviewed by a panel with the final decision being
made by the scientific committee. When submitting your abstract, you may suggest
which format you would prefer – oral or poster presentation – however
the final decision will be taken by the scientific committee. This decision
on your presentation format is final unless due to unforeseen retractions a
suitable presentation slot does materialize, the organizers will take the initiative
to invite such contributions.
Evaluation of the abstract is done on the standard of the content
presented. There is no discrimination with respect to the authors’ race,
gender, religious belief, sexual orientation, ethnic origin, citizenship or
Acceptance of an abstract does not imply provision of travel, accommodation
or registration for the conference, nor any other cost associated with preparation
or presentation of the abstract, or any cost associated with attendance at the