Presentations and Abstracts


Oral Presentations are encouraged on new findings, methods, techniques and results of all fields of Arachnology. But all candidates of oral presentations will be evaluated by experts, suggested by the organization committee.

The time limit of oral presentations is roughly determined as two grades: 15 minutes (12 min for talk and 2-3 min for Q&A) and 40 minutes (35 min for talk and 5 min for Q&A).


Poster Presentations must be prepared in portrait orientation. We recommend the size of all posters are 1200mm*800mm.


Abstract of oral and poster presentations is limited in 500 words. Format refers to instructions of “Acta Arachnologica Sinica” or see the exemplar paper.


The Chinese Arachnological journal “Acta Arachnologica Sinica” will devote a special issue (Vol. 26, Issue 2, 2017) to the proceedings of this conference. We encourage you to publish your plenary, oral and poster presentations in this special issue. All papers would be free of charge.


Deadline of abstract / paper submission: August 31, 2017.


All abstracts and papers should be submitted to Dr. Jie LIU’s email address, Please labelled your abstract as “Oral presentation” or “Poster presentation” and note the scientific area, such as Behavior, Biodiversity, Ecology, Evolution, Genomics, Phylogeny, Systematics, etc.

Papers should be submitted separately, with label “Submission to conference proceedings”.