Abstract Submission

The ISBM-12 Scientific Committee invites you to join us on this occasion and warmly welcome all contributions for oral or poster presentations. Abstracts can be focused on a wide variety of topics related to the general topic “Biological Monitoring in Occupational and Environmental Health”.

Deadline for Abstract Submission: 31.01.2023

Topics for Abstract submission:

New methods, tools and approaches for human biomonitoring:

  • New methods and new biomarkers for human biomonitoring

  • Omics and biomonitoring

  • Effect biomarkers for chemical mixture assessment

Occupational and environmental exposure evaluation:

                • Occupational Biomonitoring

                • Environmental Biomonitoring

                • Susceptible and vulnerable populations

                • Chemical mixtures

                • Contaminants of emerging concern (CECs)

                • Biomonitoring in the pandemic and post-pandemic

Risk assessment and regulatory implications:

  • Risk prediction and health risk assessment

  • Mixtures risk assessment

  • Safe by design

  • Biomonitoring in support of Circular Economy

  • Inequality in biomonitoring data (social; regional)

  • Ethics, cohorts and data protection, FAIR data

  • Effective communication strategies to target audiences

General Information

  • Abstracts submitted after the stipulated deadline will not be considered.

  • Each presenting author may submit a maximum of one abstract per registration. The registration of participation is binding; the presenting author should be present on-site.

  • All submitted abstracts will be reviewed by the ISBM-12 Scientific Committee according to standard review procedures. Notification of acceptance will be sent to the presenting author by e-mail until 17.03.2023.

  • The final decision on the presentation format of all selected abstracts (oral or poster) lies at the sole discretion of the Scientific Committee, based on the quality of the abstract.

  • If the presenting author of an accepted abstract does not register until 17.04.2023, the abstract will be withdrawn from the final programme.

  • If the presenting author wants to withdraw an abstract, a notification must be sent to the ISBM-12 Secretariat by e-mail (contact@isbm12.com) as soon as possible, and no later than 01.05.2023.

Submission Instructions

Authors must prepare their abstract using the ISBM-12 Abstract Template (link below). Other formats will be rejected.

Submission can then be carried out in a two-step process:

  1. The presenting author must fill the form available (link below). An e-mail will be sent immediately with the number # assigned to the abstract’s submission process;

  2. The presenting author must name the prepared file (.doc/.docx) with abstract number_presenting and author last name (e.g., 346_Simpson), and send it by e-mail to abstracts.isbm12@gmail.com.

After submission, the presenting author will receive a notification of receipt within 2-3 workdays. If confirmation is not received after this period, please check your spam folder first and then contact us (abstracts.isbm12@gmail.com).

Every communication must reference the assigned abstract number in the e-mail subject.

Abstract Guidelines

  • Authors must indicate their preference of presentation: oral or poster;

  • Authors will be asked to select the topic and sub-topic that best suits their submission from the lists provided in the abstract form;

  • Abstracts must be submitted in British English language only;

  • The abstract must not exceed 1 page limit, otherwise it will be rejected;

  • The abstract header must contain title (max. 15 words), author(s) and affiliation(s);

  • The abstract body-text (Background, Methods, Results, Short Discussion/Conclusions) must have 200 words maximum. Acknowledgements may be included within an extra maximum of 100 words;

  • No references, figures, graphs, or tables are allowed.

Presentation instructions

Authors must comply with Presentation Guidelines – AVAILABLE SOON.