Call for Abstracts


 Terms & Conditions

1.    Delegates wishing to present an Oral or Poster are invited to submit a short summary for consideration.  Results
       must be clearly presented in the abstract and no late abstracts will be accepted.

2.    Abstract submissions to be submitted online by 31 May 2024

3.    The Congress Scientific Committee reserves the right to select Orals for presentation.

4.    Abstracts received will be acknowledged and notification of acceptance or rejection will be by email by 31 July 2024.

5.    All presenting authors are requested to fully register for the congress by 31 August 2024.  If no registration and
       payment for the congress has been received by this deadline, the presentation will not be listed in the programme. 
       This measure has been taken to overcome any “no-shows” disrupting the programme.

6.    Please read the submission requirements carefully as abstracts submitted will not be changed later.

7.    Conflict of Interest: If the research is funded (partially or fully) by a proprietary organisation, a statement to that effect
       must be included at the bottom of the abstract.

8.    Please note that no more than three submissions will be allowed per presenter due to possible programme

9.    All accepted abstracts will be published on the mobile app without further editing. Abstracts that do not adhere
       to the specified format cannot be included.


Submission Themes:

  • Biofuels
  • Business ventures
  • Cellular biology, genetic regulation and signal transduction
  • Ecology
  • Food, wine and beer
  • Interactions between species
  • Metabolism and metabolic engineering
  • Mycobiomes and metagenomes
  • Pathogenic yeasts and human health
  • Synthetic biology and modular systems
  • Taxonomy
  • Yeast evolution and domestication

Instructions to Submit an Abstract:

Abstract Sign In:  Please sign into the Abstract Portal with your account email address and password. If you have not yet submitted a presentation, please create a new account. The account has to be created by the presenting author.

Contact Information:  Complete the information required on the Contact Information tab.

Instructions to Author:

Title & Presentation Type: 

·        Insert the full title of the proposed presentation. Title should not exceed 30 words.

·        Preferred format of presentation (Oral or Poster)

Theme & Keywords: 

·        Choose category you wish to submit under

Authors & Affiliations:

·        Author(s) Affiliation

·        Abstract Authors(s)

·        The name of the presenting author must appear first in the list of authors

·        Presenting Author Biography

Abstract Upload:

·        Abstracts must be typed in English and a special character keyboard is available.

·        The body of the text must not exceed 300 words

The abstract must adhere to the following format:

o   Introduction: should be brief and informative and state the aim of the study;

o   Methods: include description of subjects and research methodology;

o   Results: outline the findings of the study supported by statistics as appropriate. Do not use figures, graphs or tables in the abstract. The data provided must be sufficient to permit peer review of the abstract;

o   Conclusion: provide summary and relevance of the main findings.

AV Requirements:

·        The meeting rooms are equipped with data projectors, screen, mic, audio, clicker and only MS PowerPoint will be
         accepted. MAC users can export their presentations to Powerpoint and assistance can be provided in the speaker
         prep room.


·        This will allow you to review your completed submission.


·        Before you submit your abstract you must agree to the ‘Terms & Conditions’


Please note the following deadline dates for presenters:

31 May 2024:           Abstract Submissions Close

31 July 2024:           Notification of Acceptances

31 August 2024:      Registration Deadline for accepted submitters

29 September - 3 October 2024: ICY2024 Congress