Participants are invited to submit work for presentation at ICP2021.

Lightning Talks:

Lightning talks are 5-minute, pre-recorded talks that will be organized into topically related panels. Talks will be strictly timed and may be accompanied by up to 5 Power-Point slides. Lightning Talk sessions will be followed by an online chat-discussion. Lightning Talk Submission Requirements.


Posters are text/graphical presentations that will be available online for participants to view, with associated online written chat/discussion possibilities. Posters can be topical or original research that has not have been previously presented or published in any forum.  Poster Submission Requirements.


Student Presentation Awards: All submissions with student first authors will be considered for presentation awards. There will be four Student Awards to be presented.


Submission format: Submissions are made online. When you click the green “submissions here” button you will be redirected to the “ConfTool” registration site. All submitters need to register for an account on ConftTool for abstract submission and conference registration.

The submission form requires name, affiliation, and email of all authors, a maximum 300 word abstract describing the lightning talk or poster content, and a maximum 50 word summary for the program. You should select relevant conference themes and keywords for your presentation.

After acceptance:

  • Posters need to be submitted as a single document in landscape orientation, letter size or A4, saved as a PDF. Many presenters choose to make their poster as a PowerPoint slide and then save this slide as a PDF.
  • Lightning Talks need to be recorded (via iPhone, zoom link, or other video format) and uploaded on the submission site

All Materials are uploaded through the ConfTool site.