Registration and Abstracts

We look forward to seeing you May 7th–11th, 2018 at Memorial University. For questions about the programme, abstracts or registration please e-mail one of the meeting Co-Chairs: Kurt Gamperl ( or Iain McGaw (


“Early Bird” registration closed March 6th.

Delegates can still register on-line for CSZ 2018 at “Regular” registration rates. These are divided into several categories:

  • Ordinary (CSZ Member)
  • Ordinary (Non CSZ Member)
  • Student / Post-doc / Emeritus (CSZ Member)
  • Student / Post-doc / Emeritus (Non CSZ Member)

Note: The ‘ordinary’ category includes anyone who is not a student/post-doc or emeritus faculty.

If you are a CSZ member use the following link to register:

If you are not a CSZ member, you can register to become a CSZ member first (go to and use the above link, or just use the following link to register:

On-line registration will conclude on April 23rd, 2018. After this date, conference delegates will have to register on-site.

Registration fees include everything in the program except the banquet, section lunches and tours/excursions. T-shirts, coffee mugs and printed copies of the Programme must also be purchased separately at the time of registration.

Single day registration is a third of the “Regular” registration fee, and will be paid on site.

There is an option to have partners/spouses register as ‘accompanying persons’ so that they can participate in various events associated with the conference.

Honorary Members of the CSZ receive free registration and a banquet ticket. For information on how to register, please contact, preferably by March 15th, 2018.


Abstract Submission:

Abstract submission is now closed. 


Presenter Information:

All talks, with the exception of plenaries or invited talks in the various section symposia, are 15 minutes in duration, including time for questions.

‘Mini-talks’ (which are meant as a preview to poster presentations on Wed. afternoon) will be 3 minutes plus one minute for questions. Those selected for ‘mini-talks’ will be notified by the chair of the section (i.e., CBP, IEE, PIE or CMD) to which their poster was submitted.

Rooms are equipped with PC computers running Microsoft PowerPoint 2013. Presenters will not have the option of using their own laptop.

There will be a preview room, and presenters will be required to submit their presentation at least 4 hours prior to the start on the session in which they are presenting. More details will be provided closer to the start of the meeting.

Maximum Poster Dimensions are: 105 cm (width) × 115 cm (height). Pins for attaching posters to the poster boards will be supplied.