Abstract submission

Abstract submission

The abstracts submitted from May 9 onwards will be allocated as posters

Participants wishing to make an oral or poster presentation at the Conference, included plenary speakers and keynote lecturers at MS, are required to submit an abstract.

All submitted abstracts must:

  • follow the A4 template provided (click HERE to download the EPDIC18 abstract template)
  • be written in English
  • have a maximum length of 1 page
  • have the presenting author listed first among the authors
  • be uploaded as .pdf file
  • be named by your last name, followed by an underscore and the MS number (e.g., lastname_MS#)

Each registered participant is allowed to be the presenting author for only one submitted abstract within the scientific program (PL, KN, or MS), choosing one of the MS in the following topics list, while can be a non-presenting co-author on an unlimited number of abstracts.


  • MS01 The current state and future prospects of Functional Materials
  • MS02 In situ and operando studies
  • MS03 Structure and dynamics in disordered materials with total scattering methods
  • MS04 Materials for energy conversion and storage
  • MS05 Innovation in structure solution and refinement
  • MS06 Nanomaterials, surfaces and interfaces
  • MS07 Pharmaceutical and biological materials
  • MS08 Magnetic structures and neutron scattering
  • MS09 Combining complementary techniques for structural studies
  • MS10 Microstructure, texture and line profile analysis
  • MS11 Artificial Intelligence for powder diffraction
  • MS12 Quantitative analysis: state of the art and new perspectives

In the event that the request for an oral presentation cannot be accommodated, the contribution will be automatically redirected to the poster session.


  • JANUARY 30 Opening of abstract submission
  • APRIL 30 MAY 8 Deadline for abstract submission (abstracts submitted later will be allocated as posters)
  • MAY 15 May 22 Notification of abstract acceptance
  • JULY 15 Abstracts submitted later will not be inserted in the book of abstract and will not be considered for the Best Poster Awards

If you have questions regarding abstract submission or need assistance, please contact us at abstract@epdic18.org, with Subject line: EPDIC18 Abstract

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