Call for abstracts

The Scientific Committee of the 14th Conference on Polysaccharides-Glycoscience invites all colleagues to submit abstracts.

Deadlines for submission of abstracts:


The call is open until
29 June 2018 15 July 2018
for submission of abstracts to be evaluated as contributions for oral session presentation, or poster presentation. 
The extent of the abstract is 5 rows of the text (font size 12 pt, Times New Roman)
besides the following head.
Two lines of Acknowledgements can complete your abstract.

NAME OF THE PAPER times 9 pt bold, flush left

FIRST-NAME SURNAME, JACK DANIELS and WILLIAM R. HIGHLANDER* times 9 pt bold, flush left, presenting author underlined, corresponding author can have asterisk*

Institution, Address, ZIP Times, italics 9 pt flush left

e-mail address Times, italics 9 pt flush left, do not hyperlink or underline, new line, as


The deadline for abstracts of oral presentations is 29 June 2018 15 July 2018. Abstracts received after
29 June 2018
15 July 2018 are considered as poster presentations.


Full texts:
The manuscript can be in *.doc or *.docx form.  All accepted full texts received (prolonged) - before
15 September 31 August 2018
will be included in the Conference Proceedings with ISBN. Abstracts from full texts of Proceedings of the International Conference on Polysaccharides-Glycoscience are included in ISI database (Web of Knowledge).

The scope of full texts is 2-6 pages.  The full text has to be written in English language.

Publication ethic:

The Conference Proceedings endorses the COPE (Committee on Publication Ethics) guidelines and will pursue cases of
suspected research and publication misconduct. In such cases, the journal will follow the processes set out by COPE.

The Conference Proceedings also participates in the new CrossRef service CrossCheck, a plagiarism screening tool that
allows the comparison of authored work against the content in the internet database of published work to highlight matching or similar
text sections. Please be aware that manuscripts submitted to Conference Proceedings will be subject to random testing using
the CrossCheck software. Please note that papers with a high percentage of copied text will be rejected.

Please send the abstract and the manuscript to:

Lecture sections will be based on 15 minutes rigid schedules. For keynote lectures 40 minutes are reserved. Every lecture room is equipped by a dataprojector incl. a notebook.  Authors will hand over their presentation in PowerPoint on a flash disc before start of the session.  It is possible to use your own notebook.   

Posters max. width 90 cm, max. height 110 cm. Posters will be available during all day scheduled in the program.  

The lectures and posters should be presented in English.


Rules for Young Scientist's Competition:

- undergraduate and postgraduate students 30 years and below
- each competitor should submit the abstract and full text prior to deadline (prolonged) - before

15 September
31 August 2018

- winners of the competition will receive financial prizes
- the best lectures and/or posters are selected by members of the Scientific Committee