Instructions for Authors

Submission workflow

The call for abstracts of the VPH2020 conference is now officially closed. This page is kept for future reference, in particular if abstracts need to be reformatted prior to final acceptance.

Rules for extended abstract submission

Extended abstracts must not be more than two pages long in total, including title, authors, author affiliations, keywords, acknowledgements and reference list. They should not include a short abstract.

You must imperatively respect the following instructions for abstract submission:
Please write your text in Helvetica 10 point and use a 2-column layout.
Text should cover the subject, methods of investigation and results.
Two figures and one table can be included to illustrate results and methods.

Text could typically be arranged under the following headings:
1. Introduction
2. Methods
3. Results and discussion
4. Conclusions

You must imperatively respect the A4 format (210 × 297 mm)


A .doc template and a latex template are available:







Deadlines and process

  • Extended abstracts must be submitted in pdf format by February 21st 2020.
  • They will be peer-reviewed by the scientific committee.
  • Notifications of acceptance will be sent by March 27th 2020.
  • In case modifications are required, final versions should be sent no later than 14 days after notification of acceptance.

In addition, during the conference the scientific committee will vote to grant various awards, and to invite specific contributions to be extended to full papers to be published in a special issue of Annals of Biomedical Engineering. 


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