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Important notes for submission
Submission instructions and presentation definitions for the 58th Annual Meeting of the Society for Laboratory Animal Science GV-SOLAS and 19th Advanced Training Course of the IGTP

Abstracts submissions are short presentations for the scientific participants of the GV SOLAS. During the abstract submission can select the preference of the presentation form, either as poster, or as seminar, workshop, or round table/panel discussion.
The abstract body of all submissions should be divided as follows:

  • Introduction
  • Methods
  • Results
  • Conclusions
  • References

Please leave one blank line between the abstract body divisions. Please note that this format is mandatory, and the deviation from it may result delay in acceptance, or rejection.
Content of the abstracts as a block - limited to 2500 characters, no bigger than size A5, portrait format, no pictures!
Click here to download a sample abstract as a word-file.

The Scientific Committee together with the Local Organizing Committee will select the best possible form for each presentation based on the overall program structure and needs. Some abstract submissions may be considered for other kind of presentation forms than the given two types (poster or oral presentation) such as workshop or round table discussions – should this need arise the Local Organizing Committee will get in touch with the author for further discussions. All authors are informed of acceptance or non-acceptance, as well as the proceedings and accepted form in July, 2020.


After you have sent us your contribution, we would like to inform you about the technical requirements / instructions for the digital presentation.

From 17.07.2020 the input tool is available to you. Changes/adjustments are possible until 20.08.2020. For the creation you will receive a detailed description under this link: *please click*

The following specifications must be followed:

  • The aspect ratio of your PowerPoint presentation should be 16:9.
  • By sending us your material you accept the publication of your material within the framework of the GV-Solas annual conference.
  • Your test material should consist of only the mp4 file (video) of your presentation.
  • To submit your submission, please use WeTransfer ( and direct your upload to:
  • Please leave a note with "GV-SOLAS 2020", your name and e-mail address so that we can correctly assign your presentation(s).
  • mp4 video files – file specifications:
    • aspect ratio 16:9
    • Maximum resolution 1080p (1920x1080 pixels)
    • The file size should be less than 1 GB.

Please include conflict of interest disclosure information at the end of your presentation.

We are at your disposal for any further questions under and

Important Dates

    • January 20, 2020
      Opening abstract submission
    • March 23, 2020
      Opening online registration
      Early registration Fee
    • June 26, 2020
      Deadline abstract submission
    • July 17, 2020
      Acceptance Mailing
    • August 1, 2020
      Start late booking fee
    • September 16 - 17, 2020
      GV-SOLAS 2020

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