Abstract submission

The organisers now call abstracts of oral and poster presentations. The deadline for abstracts is November 15, 2017. Notification of acceptance will be sent to corresponding authors no later than December 1, 2017.


1. Detection, identification and analysis of CBRNE threats
2. Protection, decontamination and medical issues in CBRNE incidents
3. The effect of environmental factors on CBRNE protection issues
4. Arctic dimension
5. Risks associated with toxic industrial chemicals
6. Preparedness issues
7. Education and training in CBRNE protection
8. International cooperation, treaties and national legislation, regulations and strategies

Submitted abstracts will be reviewed by the Review Board. Accepted abstracts will be printed in the abstract book included in the symposium material for all attendees. Abstracts should be written in English, consist of text only (no pictures, tables or graphics), and not exceed 250 words in length. Do not include keywords or references. The presentation time for oral presentations is max. 30 minutes including questions/discussion.

Posters will be on display during the whole event in the second floor foyer, and the authors are expected stand by their posters during the poster session, which will be on Wednesday, June 6, 2018. The exact time will be set to the programme later in the autumn. Maximum and recommended poster size A0 (841 × 1189 cm), vertical orientation / portrait. The organiser will provide materials for affixing the poster.

Please note that for each accepted abstract at least one presenter should register for the symposium and pay the registration fee. The registration deadline for accepted presenters is 1 February 2018 (early bird deadline). Abstracts without a registered presenter by this date will be removed from the programme, handouts and other materials.

Abstracts must be submitted electronically using the online abstract submission system.

Click here to submit an abstract

Instructions how to use the online submission system (PDF)