Abstracts submission

The Scientific Committee invites all participants wishing to contribute to the scientific program to submit an extended abstract of maximum 2 pages for oral or poster presentation. Abstracts must be submitted  by the  deadline of May 15, 2017 (now postponed to JUNE 30). Abstracts received after this date will not be considered.

Key dates

Abstract submission: May 15, 2017 (now postponed to JUNE 30)

Abstract acceptance: July 30, 2017

Accepted abstracts will be published in a proccedings volume which will be distributed to all participants. 

Authors of “the best abstracts” (as judged from the reviews of the Scientific Committee) will be invited for paper submission to a Special Issue of the Journal of Applied Packaging Research. The journal will require a second round of review.

Abstract submission procedure

Abstracts length should be 2 pages format A4. For the compilation of the abstract Authors are kindly requested to follow the template given. Abstracts not corresponding to the template won’t be accepted. Please download the template.

Abstracts should be written in English in a PDF file to be uploaded online. 

The file should not exceed 4 MB.

Please follow carefully the online submission procedure.

The online procedure requires to select the preference for the topics and for the type of presentation (oral or poster), however the final decision will be made by the Scientific Committee upon final acceptance of the paper.

After entering the online form and sending the abstract, the corresponding author will receive by email the confirmation of submission, together with a username and a password. Authors can login anytime into the abstract submission system and upload updates version of the paper till the deadline for the abstract submission. Notification for the abstract acceptance will be sent by email by July 15, 2017.


Excess commercialism in your paper will result in poor evaluations from the Scientific Committee.  Excessive commercialism can result in the rejection of paper from the Congress agenda.

For any further information please contact the conference secretariat: