Abstract instructions 

The deadline for submitting an abstract is April 15, 2018. Abstracts must be submitted electronically ONLY to info@fnps2018.nl be written in English (maximum 300 words), and be in standard letter size (21.59 cm x 27.94 cm = A4). The presenting author will be notified about the form of presentation (poster / oral presentation) by May 15, 2018.


All submitted abstracts will be peer reviewed by the Scientific Committee and may be accepted for oral or poster presentation. The committee will endeavour to schedule abstracts according to the conference topics and authors’ preferences, but reserves the right to make the final decision. Abstracts for all conference presentations will be printed in the abstractbook.


Please structure the abstract as follows:


1. Topic

Please indicate for which session you submit your abstract:

•Fetal brain (imaging, neuroprotection)

•Fetal monitoring

•Fetal alcohol spectrum disorders

•Stem cell transplantation (a.o. for neuroprotection)


•Developmental Origins of Health and Disease

•Fetal lung and kidneys

•Nutrition and growth

•Antenatal and neonatal steroids

•Premature birth


•Early pregnancy

•Fetal-maternal stress



2. Abstract title (maximum 30 words) Arial, bold, 10pt size and left aligned


3. Author(s) and affiliations

Abstract title should be followed by authors’ first name in full followed by surname (with the presenting author underlined). Superscript numbers must be used to indicate the author’s affiliation. Do not include degrees or professional titles (e.g. Dr, Prof., etc).


4. Corresponding author’s email address


5. Abstract (maximum 300 words) Arial, 10pt size and left aligned

See the abstract template in Word. The word count does NOT include abstract title, author names, affiliation, or cited references.


6. Oral or poster presentation

At the time of submission, presenting authors should indicate their preference for an oral or a poster presentation.


Abstracts not submitted in the correct format will be returned for correction.


Important deadlines; Mark your calendars !

February 15, 2018 : Abstract submission

April 15, 2018: Deadline abstract submission

May 15, 2018 : Notification of acceptance and form of presentation


Need help?

Please contact the conference secretariat by email: info@fnps2018.nl


For a detailed example see the abstract template in Word here


You can now register and submit your abstract for the 45th meeting of FNPS!


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Registration open from 1 March 2018

Extended abstract submission deadline 15 May 2018

Notification oral/poster 15 May 2018

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Conference secretariat

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Maastricht, the Netherlands

E: info@fnps2018.nl

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