Important deadlines

15 August 2008: Deadline session proposals

11-12 September 2008: Scientific committee defines topics for call for abstracts

19 September 2008: Session proposers informed on topics for call for abstracts

30 September 2008: Online abstract submission system open

1 December 2008: Deadline abstract submission / deadline short course proposals

15-16 December 2008: Scientific committee accepts sessions / short courses

19 December 2008: Session chairs informed on sessions planned for the meeting / Short course proposers informed on short courses planned for the meeting

12 January 2009: Registration opens

13 January 2009: Deadline session chair review of abstracts

22 January 2009: Deadline scientific committee review of programme

28 January 2009: Abstract acceptance / rejection letters to authors send

15 February 2009:
Deadline for detailed outline of short courses

1 April 2009: Deadline early registration and grant applications

31 March 2009: Deadline draft short course materials

1 April 2009: Abstract book and meeting programme to the printer

10 April 2009: Presenter registration deadline


30 April 2009: Deadline final short course materials

31 May - 4 June 2009: Meeting