How it works
Our abstract management software is an online platform that allows conference committees to review proposals (abstracts) for inclusion in the conference programme. These proposals are submitted in the form of a short summary of the full presentation including authors. This is referred to as an abstract within the context of the abstract submission and review system.
Authors may submit their abstracts by creating an account on the system and then submitting their abstract/s for review. Pre-defined reviewers may then review the abstracts allocated to them, by submitting a rating. These reviews may be configured to be blind reviews so that the reviewers will not see who the authors are.
After submission and review is finalized, it would be the task of the committee to decide which abstracts to accept for inclusion in the conference programme. Abstracts may also be sent back for amendments if amendments are required by the authors.
The submission and review process is illustrated by means of the following diagrams:
Abstract submission & review
The status that an abstract submission may have includes:
Initial stateabstract has been added but not yet submitted for review
Abstract submittedabstract has been submitted for review
Abstract amendmentsauthor is requested to make amendments and re-submit
Abstract acceptedabstract is accepted and author may be requested to upload paper
Abstract declinedabstract will not be included in the conference proceedings
Paper submission & review
The system can be configured to request papers as part of the original abstract submissions or authors may be requested to upload papers only for accepted abstracts.
Papers submitted for accepted abstracts, may have the following status’s:
Paper submittedpaper has been uploaded and submitted for review
Paper amendmentsauthor is requested to make amendments and re-submit
Paper acceptedpaper is accepted
Paper declinedpaper is declined