Do you have a project or piece of work that you would like to share with your peers? Submitting an abstract at conference is an excellent way to communicate the outcomes of your research project.  Presenting will also support your personal development, showcase your skills and help grow your CV.   Your abstract will be considered for an oral presentation only.  No poster submissions are being accepted for this years event.

To submit your abstract, please email this to on a word / pdf document.  The closing date for abstracts is Friday 25 August 2023.   

Things to include in your abstract submission:

  • Title
  • Authors and affiliation 
  • Abstract content

Word Limits
Title - maximum 75 words
Abstract - maximum 250 words

Abstract Topics
Abstract submissions are invited for oral and poster presentations for the following topics:

  • MDROs including CPE and MRSA, AMS, sustainability and IPC, SSI
  • Any aspect of IPC relating to the built environment

Oral Presentations
If your abstract is successful in being selected as an oral presentation, you will be contacted with a date and time of the presentation.   Only one of named author may present and they must register as a paying delegate for the event.  You will be asked for a copy of your presentation in advance of conference.

As a reminder the terms & conditions of submission are:

  • If accepted the presenting author must register to attend the conference.
  • Last date for submission is Friday 25 August 2023.
  • Authors and presenters are expected to adhere to best practice in presenting their work, ensuring that presentations are free from commercial bias and based on evidence accepted by our peers.
  • All authors of abstracts are expected to declare, at the time of submission, any potential conflict of interest relevant to the presentation being given.
  • Ideally the submitter should be the presenting author. If this is not possible the replacement presenter must be a named author on the original submission.
  • The presenting author (as indicated on the submission) will be notified of the decision of the reviewers week commencing 4 September 2023.
  • The decision of the panel is final.
  • The submitter is responsible for obtaining consent to publish the names of authors/co-authors.

Please remember: If accepted for an oral presentation, the presenting author must register to attend conference.  

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