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Abstract submission

Abstract submission is open and the deadline for submitting abstracts for oral presentation has been extended until 14 July 2020

In addition to the online registration, the abstract is submitted as an e-mail attachment to spps-phd2020@utu.fi.

Abstract deadline for oral presentations has been extended until 14 July 2020.

Please read the guidelines carefully before submitting your abstract.

In the email, please indicate your

  • Name
  • Title (e.g. Professor, Ph.D. student, PostDoc etc.)
  • Affiliation, including the name of the laboratory
  • E-mail address
  • Preference for giving an oral presentation (only by 7 July 2020)

Guidelines for submission

  • Abstract must be in English
  • The file must be saved as .doc or .docx format
  • Use your name as the filename

Authors will be notified about the delivery of their abstract by e-mail. The abstracts and the list of participants will be distributed to the participants of the conference as an electronic abstract book (.pdf format).


  • Font ”Times New Roman”
  • Title – Bold 14
  • Author(s) name(s) – Regular 11 [Underline the presenting author]
  • Author(s) affiliation(s) – Italic 10
  • E-mail address of presenting author  – Regular 11
  • Text body max 350 words – Regular 11
  • References – Regular 10
  • Line spacing – Single
  • You are free to add any figure you wish
  • The abstract must fit on A4 size

Questions regarding abstract submission should be directed to spps-phd2020@utu.fi.

Contact for abstracts


The best talk will be awarded a travel grant to attend the SPPS Congress in 2021!

We’re happy to announce that Agrisera will provide a freely chosen product from their catalogue to the winner of the best poster prize!