Abstract submission for poster presenters

Call for abstracts

Share your research and boost your career, submit an abstract for poster presentation for the 37th ECNP Congress!

We accept abstracts in these scientific topics.

Abstract submission

Who can submit an abstract?
Abstracts can be submitted by professionals from across the world who are keen on discussing the latest developments in the science and treatment of brain disorders.

Non-standard abstract(s)
It is also possible to submit a non-standard abstract. For example clinical cases, literature reviews and research proposals. (It is allowed to add new data to the poster that is presented at the congress, but the abstract will remain the same as submitted).

How to submit
Submit your abstract via the button below: 

Submit abstract


Posters at the ECNP CongressThe deadline for submission is 1 May 2024 at 23.59 CEST (Central European Summer Time).
(There is no late breaking abstract submission and the deadline will not be extended)

Only presenting authors can submit an abstract and all abstract submitters must be registered for the congress before they are able to present a poster.

For in-person presentation in Milan, you have to register for an in-person fee.
If you only want to present the poster online, you have to register for virtual participation fee. Any changes in registration type will result in changing the type of poster presentation.
Please read the registration terms and conditions as costs are charged for changing the registration type. View registration fees here.

The registration deadline for poster presenters is 23 July 2024 at 23.59 CEST (Central European Summer Time).

Prepare your submission

  • View here the scientific topics accepted at the Congress
  • Read the full abstract submission guidelines before preparing to submit
  • Have a look at the model abstracts available which meet important criteria of a good scientific abstract
  • Consider if you are interested in having us review your abstract as part of our media programme. In case of interest, prepare a motivation statement (max 100 words).

Your abstract will be reviewed, if submitted according to the guidelines, in the period between 2 May and 25 June 2024. Abstracts accepted for poster presentation will receive one of the following outcomes:


 Outcome A    Outcome B    Outcome C  
  • In-person presentation by means of a paper poster in Milan 
  • Presentation by means of an electronic poster incl. narration and/or video online
 ✓  ✓  ✓
  • Publication of the abstract in the digital congress supplement to the open access ECNP journal Neuroscience Applied
 ✓  ✓  


Mark these dates in your calendar (23.59 CEST)

  • 1 May 2024
Deadline for abstract submission
  • Before 26 June 2024
Outcome of the review was sent
  • 23 July 2024
Deadline of presenting authors to register for the congress
  • 1 August 2024
Abstracts of registered abstract submitters will be available in the online congress programme 
  • 4 September 2024
Deadline to upload ePoster and Poster 
  • 21-24 September 2024
Posters will be presented during the congress
  • Mid-December 2024
The supplement to the open access ECNP journal Neuroscience Applied will be available online

Abstracts accepted for publication will be published in a digital supplement to the open access journal Neuroscience Applied. The supplement of the journal will be available online in Mid-December 2024. The abstracts accepted for presentation and/or publication will be added to the congress programme, app and congress platform.

ECNP Excellence Award

ECNP Excellence Award Excellent work might be rewarded with an ECNP Excellence Award.
Early Career Scientists (according to the criteria) and/or residents of a European Country with a Developing Economy (CDE)* are encouraged to submit an abstract for poster presentation.
*CDE-countries within Europe are: Albania, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Georgia, Kosovo, Republic of North Macedonia, Moldova, Montenegro, Poland, Romania, Serbia, Türkiye, Ukraine.

Further information
If you have additional questions, please contact the ECNP Office by e-mail.