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18th August 2018: Download the official artwork
Participants are encouraged to use the official artwork of the conference for their presentations. Download the banner, icon or animation from Downloads page.
23rd July 2018: Conference programme is released
The full programme of the ESC2018 General Assembly is available for download here.
The text in the PDF file is easily searchable using standard PDF readers such as Acrobat.
An A4 page format is available here (please note that the 6 parallels session are best viewed across two pages).

Click on the images below to view programme at a glance only.

11th July 2018: Guidelines for Authors and Convenors

Preparations for the ESC2018-GA are in full swing. We have published guidelines for authors presenting oral or posters, as well guidelines for session convenors under the Important information section.

6th June 2018: Preliminary programme published

The preliminary programme is now available.

25th May 2018: Postponed deadline for early-bird registration
The deadline for early-bird registration has been postponed to the 29th of May. About 600 scientists registered already to attend the next General Assembly. We are looking forward for an intense ESC meeting in Malta. If you haven't registered yet please do so otherwise your abstract/s will be withdrawn automatically by the Local Organising Committee if at least one of the Authors has not finalised the registration before 29th of May, 2018. To register please visit

The organisers will schedule your contribution and decide about its presentation type by early June 2018 and you will be informed accordingly.

10th May 2018: Letters of acceptance

Letters of acceptance are being sent out. The organizers and convenors will schedule abstracts and decide about each presentation type by early June 2018. Participants will be informed accordingly. Please note that the Abstracts will be withdrawn automatically by the LOC if at least one of the Authors has not finalised the registration before 25th of May, 2018.

You are advised to book your accommodation as early as possible because September is a very busy touristic season in Malta. Useful information on travel and accommodation are provided on travel-accommodation page. Registration for additional activities, such as the social dinner and tours can also be made online.

17th April 2018: Abstract submission process is now closed
Over 1,000 abstracts have been submitted. We are looking forward for an intense ESC meeting in Malta.

30th March 2018: Facebook event page
A dedicated Facebook event page has been set up. We invite Facebook users to join this page for a better social interaction. Please press 'attending' to the event here