GENERAL INFORMATION

All abstracts accepted and waitlisted in 2020 will be considered for the ECREA 2021 programme.

All submitters will be contacted by ECREA 2021 Scientific Programme Secretariat with detailed information about their specific abstract and next steps they should take. You can also find this information below.

ACCEPTED INDIVIDUAL PAPERS

All presenting authors of accepted papers need to confirm or decline their interest in presenting their paper at ECREA 2021.

Deadline for confirmation: 6 May 2021

How to confirm/decline: Log in to the ECREA 2021 Portal and use the respective button to confirm or decline your interest. Presenting authors will also be asked to fill in a short biography (max 150 words) and will be able to review and update the abstract text during the confirmation process. However, any updates should be kept within the original topic of the abstract.

WAITLISTED INDIVIDUAL PAPERS

Presenting authors of waitlisted papers are not required to take any action at the moment.
If they already know that they will not want to participate in ECREA 2021, they should contact the ECREA 2021 Scientific Programme Secretariat by e-mail.

They will be informed by 15 June 2021 latest whether their abstract was accepted for oral presentation. Most papers will be picked up from waiting list between 11 – 30 May 2021.

  • If accepted for oral presentation, submitters will be asked to confirm their participation within 2 days via an online form which will also allow them to update their abstract texts.
  • If not accepted for oral presentation, submitters will be offered a poster presentation option instead (PDF + a 3-minute video) and also allowed to update their abstract texts.

ACCEPTED PANELS

All chairs of accepted panels will be provided with an overview of their panel.
They will be asked to contact their panel speakers, check their interest in participation and confirm or decline the presentation of the whole panel by e-mail to the ECREA 2021 Secretariat.
At least 3 papers are needed to be able to confirm the panel. Please see the guide below for more details.

Deadline for confirmation: 6 May 2021

Guide: Panel needs at least 3 out of 5 papers confirmed.

  • All 5 speakers want to participate → Confirm the panel by e-mail.
  • 3-4 speakers want to participate → Try to find substitute presenters (you can change the presenter but not the paper title or text). → Confirm the panel by e-mail and notify us about all changes.
  • Only 2 speakers want to participate → Try to find substitute presenters (you can change the presenter but not the paper title or text). → If you find substitute presenters, confirm the panel by e-mail and notify us about all changes. / If you cannot find substitute presenters, withdraw the panel by e-mail.
  • NOTE: If the panel features a speaker who also has an accepted paper, such person will be allowed to present both. However, any substitute speakers cannot be presenting authors of any other abstracts.

WAITLISTED PANELS

All chairs of waitlisted papers are not required to take any action at the moment.
They will be provided with an overview of their panel.
If they already know that they will not want to participate in ECREA 2021 with their panel, they should contact the ECREA 2021 Scientific Programme Secretariat by e-mail.

Chairs will be informed by 15 June 2021 latest whether their panel was accepted. Most panels will be picked up from waiting list between 11 – 30 May 2021.

  • If accepted for presentation, chairs will be asked to confirm their participation within 2 days. It is therefore advisable to contact the panel speakers in advance and find out about their interest in participation.
  • If not accepted, all your panel speakers will be offered a poster presentation option instead (PDF + a 3-minute video) and also allowed to update their abstract texts.