Guidelines for abstract submission

All delegates interested in submitting an abstract are requested to do so at the earliest opportunity to allow time for publishing the abstract book.

All abstracts are to be emailed to the secretariat on

Receipt will be acknowledged within two days.  If you do not receive an acknowledgement within two days please enquire as to why.

Abstracts may also be copied to any of the other members of the other LOC members.

Abstract should be approximately 250 words and preferably in the English language.  For abstracts written in French please provide a translation.

Abstract format suggested as;

  • Title (preferably not more that 12 words).
  • List of authors, their affiliations and email contacts.
  • Introduction.
  • Objectives.
  • Methodology (design, site, participants, sampling etc.)
  • Results.
  • Discussion/Recommendations.
  • References (optional).

Deadline for abstract submission 5th October 2015

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