9th Conference of MIKROBIOKOSMOS - 16-18 December 2021 - Athens, Greece
Abstract Submission Deadline: 30 September 2021


General Guidelines

Abstracts must be submitted in English using exclusively the on-line system of the Conference web page (Abstract submission).

Abstracts submitted via fax or any other means will not be accepted. Please indicate your preference for Key-Theme/Strands and the preferred way of presentation (oral or poster presentation).

Your abstract should be no longer than 350 words (including spaces and references but not names or affiliations).

The Title must be no longer that 30 words.

Please indicate up to 6 key words of your abstract.

The Scientific Committee of MIKROBIOKOSMOS2021 will determine whether the abstract will be accepted as an oral presentation or a poster, with consideration given to the author’s preference.

For each conference registration an author/co-author can present up to 1 work of any kind. Certificates will be given only to registered participants.

In order for the submitted abstract to be evaluated, the presenting author of abstracts must be registered participant at MIKROBIOKOSMOS 2021.

Registration must be received no later than October 15th, 2021 to ensure that your abstract is included in the conference programme and scheduled for presentation. Abstracts must be received by the announced deadline.

Abstracts received after the deadline will not be considered. Submission of an abstract acknowledges your consent for the abstract to be published in the official programme.

The corresponding author must ensure the congress secretariat, that all co-authors are aware of the content of the abstract and they consent to its submission.

Authors will be notified by e-mail no later than October 31st, 2021, whether their abstract has been accepted or rejected, and, in case of acceptance about the form of presentation.

Students will have to present an ID to prove their status.

Oral Presentations : Presentation of the scientific papers in an oral session will be limited to 12 minutes following a 3 minute discussion period (15 minutes total). 

  For flash talks the duration is limited to 5 minutes including discussion.

  Time limits will be strictly enforced, and oral presenters should prepare their presentations accordingly. Oral presenters are encouraged to stay to the end of their session to  

  participate in the discussion.

  Oral presentation files should be in PowerPoint (16:9) format and must be handed over at the Speakers Preview Desk at least two hours prior to each oral session commencement.

E-Posters submission guidelines

 E-posters should be submitted in pptx/ppsx file. 
 Please use Widescreen (16:9) for your slides. 
 It is recommended that you use default fonts, such (ex. Arial, Tahoma, Verdana etc.) 
 Please note that each e-poster should be max. 2 slides
 Please send your E-Poster file at the latest till December 3rd 2021 at [email protected]
 Please note that the name of the file should include the Paper Reference as also the E-Poster Title (ie. PP125_PAPER TITLE).

About Travel Grants:

Two travel grants to young researchers members of Mikrobiokosmos of 250 euros each, in memorium of Prof. Kostas Drainas. All applicants for these awards must designate their interest by sending their abstract and a 1-page CV.

Two travel grants to young researchers of 250 euros each, sponsored by the International Society of Microbial Ecology. All applicants for these awards must designate their interest by sending their abstract and a 1-page CV.



Two awards of 500 CHF each will be given,  one best poster award and one best presentation award, sponsored by the society’s affiliated scientific journal MICROORGANISMS (MDPI).


Important Dates

Congress Dates: 16 - 18 December 2021

Abstract Submission Deadline: 15 October 2021


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