Call for abstracts

Abstract submission is now closed.

We are pleased to announce opening of abstract submission for the joint meeting 2017, 24th MCLOSA Annual Meeting and the 47th ECLSO Congress that will be held in London, at the Millennium Gloucester Hotel, on 1st and 2nd December 2017.

You are welcome to submit an abstract for a free paper presentation or an e-poster presentation before August 15th 2017 CEST (Central European Summer Time).

You are encouraged to focus your abstract on the following themes:

  • Comfort and lenses
  • Keratoconus
  • Ocular surface disease
  • Specialty lenses
  • Vision and lenses
  • Miscellaneous


May 2017 - Opening of Abstract Submission
August 15th, 2017 - Deadline for Abstract Submission
Early September, 2017 - Notification of acceptance. Submitters will be informed by email once the results will be online.
Early October, 2017 - All abstract presenters must register for the Congress.


Before submitting your abstract, thank you for paying attention to the following guidelines:

→ Your abstract must be submitted in ENGLISH.

→ The abstract must respect the following framework (except for case reports):

  • Purpose
  • Materials and methods
  • Results
  • Conclusion

→ Your abstract (without the title and the list of authors) must not exceed 2600 characters, spaces included.

→ Simple tables and graphs ARE NOT ALLOWED.

→ Text should not include bibliographical references.

→ Caution: The contents of your abstract will have to be for purely scientific purpose. Any commercial promotion is prohibited, even involuntary.

In order to avoid problems of incompatibility, we ask you to prepare your text with the Arial font, size 10. The text must be single space and a single paragraph starting without any indentation.

Title and author’s names will have to be typed out in separate fields.


Abstracts will be mainly considered for poster presentation, only a few abstracts will be chosen for oral presentation.
Information will be sent only to the sender.
Results will be available early September 2017.


During the congress, a jury composed of Committee’s members will grant the best poster and the best oral presentation with an award in the amount of 500 Euros. Selection will be done during the congress and award winners will be announced during the closing ceremony.

Abstract submission is now closed.