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Virus Bulletin is seeking submissions from those wishing to present 'last-minute' papers at VB2017, the 27th Virus Bulletin International Conference, which will take place 4 to 6 October 2017 in Madrid, Spain.

What is a last-minute paper?

In addition to the presentations already scheduled on the VB2017 programme, 10 speaking slots have been set aside for 'last-minute' presentations, the aim of which is to present 'hot' research — material that is truly up-to-the-minute.

Those selected are asked to give a 30-minute talk on Thursday 5 October — since these sessions are chosen so close to the event, we don't require a written paper for the last-minute presentations.

 

How to submit a proposal

Please use our online abstract submission form to submit a last-minute paper proposal for VB2017. You will need to include:

  • an abstract of approximately 300 words outlining the proposed presentation
  • full contact details with each submission
  • Note: deadline for last-minute paper submissions 3 September 2017. Submissions received later than 3 September 2017 will not be considered.

The abstract submission form can be found here.

Following the close of the call for papers all submissions will be reviewed by a selection committee; authors will be notified of the status of their paper by email. We aim to notify those whose last-minute papers have been selected no later than a week after the close of the call for papers.

One presenter per selected paper will be offered a complimentary conference registration, while co-authors will be offered registration at a 50% reduced rate (up to a maximum of two co-authors). VB regrets that it is not able to assist with speakers' travel and accommodation costs.

Any queries relating to the call for papers should be addressed to editor@virusbulletin.com.

 

VB2017 is sponsored by the following organizations:

 

Platinum sponsors:

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Gold sponsors:

PC Matic      

 

Silver sponsors:

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Sponsor of the VB2017 delegate Internet service:

Secudit

 

VB2017 is supported by:

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For more details on sponsorship of VB2017 please contact Allison Sketchley by email or call +44 1235 544034.

 

Sponsorship and exhibition

If you are interested in sponsoring VB2017 or exhibiting at the event please contact us for more details by emailing conference@virusbulletin.com or calling us on +44 1235 544034.

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