Call for Papers
Do I have to be an SPE member to submit an abstract?
No, anyone may submit an abstract for an SPE conference.
What information are you looking for in an abstract?
An abstract should demonstrate that your paper will:
The abstract should include the following factual highlights:
Is there a word limit for abstracts?
The suggested limit is 225-450 words, which should not be constraining if the paper proposal is limited to the defined, factual highlights.
In what languages can I submit my abstract?
Only in English language.
When does the submission system close?
The online submission system will close at 11:59 p.m. Central time on the stated extended deadline date, 17 AUGUST 2020.
Did you receive my abstract submission? Where is my confirmation of abstract submission?
The online manuscript system does not send an automated email confirmation.
How do I get a copy of my abstract submission?
SPE doesn’t provide a copy of the submitted abstract. If you require an abstract please ask the main author.
What is the status of my abstract?
SPE will notify all co-authors of the status (accepted or declined) of their abstract after the Programme Committee has completed the review and rating period and made their programme selections.
Can I include a figure or photo in my abstract?
Can I withdraw my abstract after I have submitted it?
Yes. Please email the Programme Lead for the conference to ask that your abstract be removed from consideration.
Can I submit my abstract to multiple conferences at the same time?
No, as per the SPE Conference Dual Submission Policy, authors are allowed to submit the same abstract to only one conference at a time.