Abstract submission for poster presenters

Abstract submission is now closed.

Who can submit an abstract?Abstract submission for poster presenters
Abstracts can be submitted by psychiatrists, neuroscientists, neurologists, psychologists and other professionals from across the world who are keen on discussing the latest developments in the science and treatment of brain disorders.

Early career scientists are also encouraged to submit an abstract.

We accept abstracts from a broad range of topics. You will find a list of all the topics here.

The abstracts submitted will be reviewed for:

  • Presentation at the congress by means of a poster and e-poster
  • Publication on the ECNP congress website and in the ECNP app

The deadline for abstract submission was 1 April 2019, 23.00 CEST (Central European Summer Time).

Early Career ScientistsAbstract submission guidelines and example abstracts
Please have a close look at the abstract submission guidelines.
Here are four examples of model abstracts available which meet important criteria of a good scientific abstract.

To quickly prepare the reference list of journal publications for your abstract we advise you to use citationmachine. Guidelines on how to use citationmachine are available here.

Registration for congress
When you submit an abstract, you are required to register for the 32nd ECNP Congress. Otherwise the submitted abstract will not be reviewed for poster presentation and publication in the supplement to the journal European Neuropsychopharmacology. The deadline for registration is 15 April 2019.

If your abstract is not accepted for publication and/or presentation, you can cancel your registration free of charge within 14 days after receiving the message that your abstract has been rejected and the registration fee paid will be returned within 30 days after the outcome.

How to submit
It is no longer possible to  submit an abstract (deadline was 1 April 2019).

Special benefits for abstract submitters
We have special benefits for abstract submitters, if you are an Early Career Scientist (see definition below). 

We also provide CDE Grants, awards and several media opportunities at the ECNP Congress.

ECNP definition of Early Career Scientist

  • Not older than 40 years (on the first day of the meeting)
  • Must be resident in Europe (Europe being the 47 countries of the Council of Europe plus Israel and Belarus)
  • Pre-doctoral
    doctoral student or Post-doc (within first four years of employment after having received their PhD)
    Resident (MD’s in training within first five years after becoming MD)

Further information
If you have additional questions, please read the frequently asked questions (FAQ) or contact the ECNP Office by e-mail or call +31 88 75 69 555.