We welcome submissions of abstracts to the 9th International Conference on Pig Reproduction. All abstracts will be peer reviewed, and authors will be advised accordingly. Thirteen abstracts will be selected for oral presentation, and published as an extended abstract in the Control of Pig Reproduction IX (Soc Reprod Fertil Suppl.). Abstracts selected for poster presentations will be published in the conference proceedings.


November 1, 2012 – Abstract open for submission.
December 15, 2012 – Abstract submission deadline (passed).
January 2, 2013 – Oral presentation notification. Authors will be informed how to prepare extended abstract to be published in Control of Pig Reproduction IX (passed).
January 4, 2013 – Extended abstract submission deadline (poster presentation; passed).
January 15, 2013 – Poster presentation notification (passed).
January 31, 2013 – Extended abstract submission deadline for abstracts selected for oral presentations (passed).
April 15, 2013 – Deadline for presenting author to be registered for ICPR2013 (passed).
April 15, 2013 – Deadline for Early Bird registration (passed).
May 15, 2013 – Deadline for Regular registration (passed).

Presenting Author Limit

Only one abstract is allowed for each presenting author. There is no limit on the number of abstracts submitted as co-author (non-presenting author). The presenting author must register for the Conference by April 15, 2013; otherwise the abstract will be removed from the proceedings.

Author Guidelines

Suggestions for writing an Abstract:

  1. Give a clear title; if possible, the title should indicate the major finding.

  2. Include short description of background information.

  3. Provide the objective of the study near the start of the abstract.

  4. Describe briefly material and methods used in your study.

  5. Indicate what you found and allow the reader to infer your experimental approach.

  6. Include specific information (e.g. statistical analysis selected, means and P values) to maximize the value of the abstract.

  7. Finish with a clear statement of the main finding(s).

  8. Define all abbreviations (do not use excessive numbers of abbreviations).

Submission guidelines:

Abstracts must be in English and prepared strictly according to the submission guidelines.

There is space limitations for abstract submission, allowing a maximum of 3300 characters (begin count at the title and end count with the last word), including spaces and punctuation. No tables, figures and references are allowed.

By submitting an abstract using this website the author confirms that:

  1. The submitted abstract is an original work that has never been published.

  2. The submitted abstract has been read and approved by all named authors.

  3. The presenting author will provide an expanded report of the data at the conference.

Example Abstract

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