Submit yours!

Abstracts submissions are closed!

Please note: registration to the submission platform is not a registration to the Conference.
For more information on the registrations to the conference visit the Registration page.

Submission Procedure

  • The maximum length of the abstract is 300 words.
  • Presenting authors can submit a maximum of one abstract

If more than one of your abstracts is accepted, at least one co-author of the second abstract will have to register for the conference before the deadline for the authors’ registration.

Please, note that only the abstracts of registered presenting authors will be inserted in the program. The registration to the Congress is considered completed only upon payment.

After having created your account on the Conftool submission platform you will be able to submit your abstract by clicking on “Your submissions”.

Choose the topic of your abstract and fill out the form.

Remember to press the “Save Submission” button on the second screen in order for your abstract to be considered for the reviewing process!

Authors of accepted contributions are required to register and pay a fee to attend the Conference, as well as cover their own travel to Naples and accommodation costs in this city.

Without a completed registration to the Conference of at least one author, the contribution will not be included in the program.

Presenting authors must complete their registration by March 5th, 2024 (midnight CET).

Please, note that the registration fee allows the presentation of only one contribution.

See all sessions here.

Following the conference, a Coral Reefs special issue will feature peer-reviewed manuscripts related to the symposium. Springer’s Coral Reefs, the official Journal of the International Coral Reef Society, is a widely indexed, multidisciplinary journal that publishes articles in electronic and print formats across broad fields of coral reef science. Authors of poster and oral presentations are welcome to submit their original manuscripts to the special issue from July 1, 2024 through October 31, 2024.

Please note, in Coral Reefs traditional publishing model is free of charge, while Open Access is subjected to an Article Processing Charge (APC). More information on the publishing options, fees and funding is available on the journal’s website ( Further details about the manuscript submission will be made available nearer the time of the symposium.

Important dates

Abstract and poster submission opening OPEN
Abstract and poster submission closing January 31st 2024
Abstract and poster Acceptance Notification to authors March 4th 2024
Authors registration deadline Postponed to April 4th, 2024 (23.59 CET)