Submission of abstracts is encouraged.

Deadline of abstract submission: Friday, April 20, 2018

Extended deadline of abstract submission: Monday, April 30, 2018

Please use this file (MS Word) to format your abstract.

Abstracts will be reproduced exactly as received for distribution to the workshop attendees.

Save the abstract as a pdf file with filename "presenting-author-family-name.pdf" and email it to iwbs2018(at)

Those needing a formal letter of acceptance for visa or travel applications should state so explicitly in the submission email and also provide the names, passport number and addresses of all authors needing formal letters. Acknowledgement of acceptance for presentation at the workshop will otherwise be made by return email only. Please allow the program committee three full calendar weeks to review your abstract and reply.