Abstract submission

The International Congenital CMV Conference and the International CMV Workshop will accept abstracts for oral and poster presentation consideration from 1st October until 17th December 2021 at midnight (UTC) in the following topic areas

  • Congenital CMV
  • Transplantation
  • Immune responses innate
  • Immune response acquired
  • Latency
  • Virus Host interactions
  • Vaccines
  • Antivirals

Submitting authors must register for the Conference prior to submitting an abstract.

Each Conference registration includes one abstract submission. A single author may submit additional abstracts for a fee of GBP £100 per abstract. If you have submitted more than one abstract, you must pay the additional GBP £100 per abstract fee.

The submitting author must be the same person who will present the abstract at the Conference.

A limited number of abstracts will be selected for oral presentations. Abstracts selected for oral presentations are also required to present a poster presentation. If you wish to be considered for an oral presentation in addition to presenting a poster than choose “Oral” when submitting your abstract. If you do not wish to be considered for an oral presentation then choose “Poster”.

If your abstract is NOT accepted for either a poster or an oral presentation, you will be refunded your Conference registration fee upon request. If your abstract is accepted for presentation, poster or oral, the standard cancellation policy applies.


If you have previously registered, left the system and are returning to submit an abstract, click on this link and then click on the Login tab. Enter your email address and password, click on the Login button, click on the View Details button and then the View Abstracts button

If you want to be considered for an oral presentation as well as a poster presentation then click on Oral or if you ony want to be considered for a poster presentation then click on Poster. Then click on Create new abstract

Enter your abstract title in sentence case. Titles are limited to 255 characters.

Select your first choice of track (theme) for the abstract and choose a second choice in case we are oversubscribed in your first choice.

Click on the Update button to save your title

Click on the Abstract tab

Enter your abstract text. There is a limit of 2000 characters for your abstract text. If you copy and paste into the text area then be careful of hidden codes which can use up some of your allocated characters

Click on the Update button to save your abstract

The presenting author will be the person submitting the abstract.

Click on the Authors tab to review or edit the first author or to add additional authors. The lead author should be the top name in the authors list.

Please do not enter information, such as author’s names, contact information or abstract titles in all capital letters. Capitalize letters only where necessary.

You must click on the “Preview” tab to view your submission

When you have ticks on the Title, Abstract and Authors tab and you are happy with what you see in Preview, then click on the Submit tab.

You can return and edit your abstract at any time prior to the deadline.


Compliance with all stated conditions including adherence to the deadline is required. Acknowledgement of receipt of completed abstracts will be sent via email upon submission.

The Organizing Committee reserves the right to decide whether a submission will be accepted, and the right to determine the presentation form. Submitters will be notified of acceptance status and form of presentation by 14 January 2022.


For questions regarding abstract submission, please use the form on “Contact us”