19th Congress  EPA Section of Epidemiology and Social Psychiatry  
April 4-7, 2018 - Vienna, Austria

Call for abstracts

Proceed to Presentation Portal

To submit your abstract, specific details are required to ensure the efficient process of your abstract.
After the creation of a new account as presenter, you will be forwarded to an online form to complete your contact details. You will be then guided through the process of submitting your abstract by selecting the abstract title and presentation type, enter the author and affiliation information and tipping in the text of your abstract.

Symposia submission

Symposia about all aspects of psychiatric epidemiology and social psychiatry are very welcome. All proposals for symposia will be peer reviewed – responses from the scientific committee will be sent very fast. To submit your symposium, please fill in this form and send by e-mail to Prof. Johannes Wancata M.D.: social-psychiatry@meduniwien.ac.at

Important Dates

  • Abstract Submission Deadline - Thursday 14 December 2017 LAST EXTENSION 31 January 2018
  • Symposium Suggestions Deadline Wednesday 6 December 2017
  • Notification of Authors - Friday 28 December 2017
  • Early bird registration closing - Sunday 4 February 2018
  • Speaker Registration Deadline - Tuesday 28 February 2018  Friday, 2 March, 2018


Abstract submission guidelines

Abstract submission deadline: Thursday 14 December 2017 LAST EXTENSION 31 January 2018

Abstracts must be submitted online, using the online submission form accessible from the Conference homepage.

Abstracts will be selected by Members of the Scientific Program Committee for oral or poster presentations.  


Submission instruction

Abstracts must be submitted electronically

  • Abstracts cannot be submitted by fax, hard copy or e-mail.
  • The presenting author will receive all correspondence concerning the abstract and is responsible for informing co-authors of the status of the abstract.
  • Abstracts will be evaluated by the Scientific Program Committee; based on novelty and scientific merit.
  • Accepted abstracts will be printed in the Abstract Book of the Congress, on condition that the presenting author is registered for the congress and paid the registration fee.
  • Notification of acceptance of the abstract will be made by December 28, 2017.
  • Together with the confirmation of abstract acceptance, authors will be asked to confirm their attendance by registering online. All presenting authors must register as participants by March 2, 2018, to ensure inclusion of their abstracts in the program.


Abstract instruction

  •  Abstracts must be written in English.
  • Abstracts should not contain more than 400 words (excluding title and contact information on authors).
  • The abstract should be structured with the subheadings Objectives, Methods, Results and Conclusions.
  • Subheadings should start a new text paragraph and be followed by colon (Objectives:)
  • It is the author’s responsibility to submit a correct abstract; any errors in spelling, grammar, or scientific fact will be reproduced as typed by the author, if accepted.


Best poster award

 We will offer an award to 2-3 best poster presenters selected by members of the Scientific Programme Committee. The award will include a certificate and a small money prize.