How to Submit Proposals

Panel, Roundtable and Paper Proposals (with abstracts of 200 words maximum) have to be submitted until 10 February 2017 via our online submission system: ConfTool 2017

How to create a new account?

  1. Go to

  1. Click on the link 'Create an account and submit a contribution'

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  2. Fill in all mandatory fields (marked with *), and you can also fill in optional fields. Choose a username and password as your login details.


  1. Confirm your registration by clicking on "Submit and Begin with Submission of Contribution" to proceed to submission of your abstract or confirm your registration by clicking on 'Create User Account Only, Submit Contribution Later' to finish your abstract submission later.

  1. Once you create your user account, the system will send you a confirmation e-mail. When you receive it, please validate your e-mail address through the link sent in the body of the e-mail. This will help us to avoid future problems with incorrect e-mail addresses.

Note: If you do not receive a confirmation e-mail and you remember your user name and password, please log into the ConfTool system and revise your details by clicking on 'Edit User Account Details'. Otherwise please contact the Programme Assistant Katharina Krause at

For more information, please read Helpful Hints for User Registration and Log-In.

How to submit your abstract (contribution)?

  1. Once you have a user account, you can log in with your username and password under 'Registered Users'. If you have forgotten your password, a new one can be obtained through the 'Forgotten your password?' link.

  2. Select 'Your Submissions' and select the section that you want to submit your proposal to.

  3. Please enter all required details for your contribution into the submission form and proceed. In the next step you can review your contribution details and return to the preceding step. Please note that you have to click on 'Complete Submission' to confirm and save your contribution.

  4. Until the closing date for submissions (10 February 2017), you can update your details or withdraw (and resubmit) your contribution. The last uploaded version at the time of the closing deadline for submissions will be considered for review, unless the contribution was withdrawn after submission.

After your contribution has completed the review process, you will receive a message from the Program Coordinators by e-mail.

(For more information, please read Instruction for Submitting Authors.

Special note for Panel Submissions:

Each panel proposal must include the following information:

-The title, abstract and keywords of the panel,

-The names of the authors, titles and abstracts of papers in the panel,

*Please note that panel proposals must have exactly 5papers – not more or less.

Special Note for Roundtable Submissions:

Each roundtable proposal must include the following information:

-The title, abstract and keywords of the roundtable,

-The chair of the roundtable,

-The names of the presenters in the roundtable.

*Please note that roundtable proposals must have exactly 5 presenters – not more or less.