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Abstracts of oral and poster presentations should be submitted before 31 January 2008. The abstracts will be published in a Special issue of the Journal of Plant Pathology, which will be distributed during the workshop. Abstracts arriving after the deadline will not be included in the JPP book of abstracts.

Abstracts should be sent by e-mail (word file) to:  and

Please indicate whether you prefer to contribute with one or more oral or poster presentations and select the most suitable Session for your abstract(s). Oral presentations will be chosen by the Scientific Committee and Session Leaders from submitted abstracts; due to time constraints, some contributors of proposed oral presentations may be asked to give poster presentations instead.

Please follow the attached GUIDELINES FOR WRITING ABSTRACTS, to prepare your abstract.


The dimensions of the poster should not exceed 80 cm (31.5") width x 110 cm (43") height. The text, graphics, photographs, etc. should be readable at a distance of two meters (six feet).

Posters must be displayed during all the duration of the Workshop and removed before departure. Any remaining posters will be removed by the organizers and discarded.
The posters must be attached to the poster board with the provided double-sided or one-sided adhesive tape. The use of tacks, pins, staples etc. or any other material that could perforate or damage the board stands is strictly prohibited.

Presenting authors are asked to attend their posters during the designated Poster Sessions I-IV. Posters will be numbered as indicated in the Book of Abstracts, which will be distributed at the Congress, and a corresponding numbered poster board will be available for attaching your presentation in the appropriate display area.
Poster attendance will be divided in two groups (even and odd numbers) during the Congress, as determined by the number assigned to your presentation (see the Book of Abstracts):

Poster Session I (Saturday 30, from 17.30 to 18.30): posters with even numbers.
Poster Session II (Saturday 30, from 18.30 to 19.30): posters with odd numbers.
Poster Session III (Sunday 31, from 18.00 to 19.00): posters with even numbers.
Poster Session IV (Monday 1, from 17.00 to 18.00): posters with odd numbers.