Call for abstracts

Interested participants from universities, research institutes and industry are strongly encouraged to submit abstracts for posters. Particularly students are encouraged to submit abstracts.

Important deadlines

Submission deadline for oral presentations: 1 July 2022 Expired!
Submission deadline for poster presentations: 9 October 2022

Speed presentations

A few poster abstracts will be selected for brief oral presentations (‘speed presentations’).


Conference topics include but are not limited to pre- and probiotics and lifelong human and animal health; pregnancy and early life; adolescents, adults, and seniors; pets and farm animals; gut microbiome; gut-brain axis; and more (reproductive organs, oral cavity, nose, lung, skin, eye, …).

Rules for submission

  • Abstracts must be sent by email to: BMC@bastiaanse-communication.com
  • Abstracts must be submitted in MICROSOFT WORD and shall not exceed 400 words. The title of the abstract should clearly define the work presented; don’t forget to mention the names of the authors and their affiliation(s).

    Please note: the number of co-authors is limited to max. 10.

  • The Advisory Board will determine whether the abstract will be accepted for an oral contribution or a poster presentation, with consideration given to the author’s preference.
  • Submission of an abstract acknowledges the author’s acceptance for the abstract to be published in the book of abstracts.
  • Presenting authors of oral contributions and/or posters must be registered and paid participants.

Poster presentation

  • Poster size: A0 portrait (841 mm x 1189 mm).
  • Appropriate means of affixing the poster to the poster board will be supplied on site.
  • Posters will be displayed throughout the conference.