Call for abstracts

The members of the Advisory Committee of RME2018 are inviting authors to submit abstracts for ORAL PRESENTATIONS and/or POSTERS.

Important deadlines

Submission deadline for ORAL PRESENTATIONS: 31 March 2018
Submission deadline for POSTER ABSTRACTS: 30 September 2018


Conference topics include rapid methods for:

  • microorganisms (bacteria, viruses, protozoa, parasites)
  • chemical contaminants
  • substances of emerging concern
  • antimicrobial resistance
  • mycotoxins and plant toxins
  • allergens
  • GMOs
  • pesticide and veterinary drug residues
  • waterborne organisms (algae, fish, plants, etc.)
  • nanoparticles
  • authenticity, adulteration and fraud
  • forensic identification.

Rules for submission

  • Abstracts must be sent by email to: RME@bastiaanse-communication.com
  • Abstracts must be submitted in English and shall not exceed 400 words.
  • Abstracts will be accepted in Microsoft Word only.
  • Authors will be informed about the abstracts’ acceptance and selection for an oral or a poster presentation.
  • Submission of an abstract acknowledges the author’s acceptance for the abstract to be published in the book of abstracts.
  • Presenting authors of abstracts must be registered and paid participants.

Poster size

Poster size: A0 portrait (841 mm x 1189 mm).
Appropriate means of affixing the poster to the poster board will be supplied on site.

Poster presentation

Posters will be displayed throughout the conference.

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