Presentation formats

Participants may submit their work via 2 presentation types:

  • Oral communications (15 minutes + 5 minutes for questions).
  • Posters: format A0 portrait (119.2cm height x 84.4cm width)

If you are presenting an oral communication, please let the organization to know what kind of audio-image support you will need in advance (e.g. data show, etc.). The scientific committee reserves the right to reject abstracts or assign proposed oral presentations to the poster session.

Best student poster and best student oral presentation awards

Awards will be given to 2 students. A committee (2 APP and 2 APE members will constitute the Committee) will decide, among all the posters presented by the students, which is the best poster work. The same procedure will take place to oral presentations from students.

Abstract instructions

Abstracts must be sent in MS-Word *RTF or *doc format using 10 pt Arial font, via the Registration Form or by e-mail to

Please download the template provided in link below

If accepted, your abstract will be published in Folia Primatologica so do please make sure that all the abstracts are checked by an English native speaker.

Content and format should be as follows:

  • 1st line: Presentation title in bold letters
  • 2nd line: name of the authors (e.g. J Goodall, FBM de Waal)
  • 3rd line: author’s affiliations
  • 4th line: E-mail address of first author
  • 5th line: 5 key-words
  • 6th line onwards: text with a maximum of 250 words.

The abstract should state the main objectives, hypotheses tested, location of study, species, sample sizes, results, and conclusions in a single paragraph. Abstracts mentioning “results will be discussed” will not be accepted.


In order to facilitate the organization of the conference, we propose the following deadlines:
Abstracts (in English) for both poster and oral presentations:

  • Until the 15th June (corresponding to the early bid).
  • After 15th June until the 8th of October (second period for registration).

Abstract’s acceptance communication by the Scientific Committee: 1st July