Abstract submission

The abstract submission for the 20th World Sterilization Congress is now open! Before starting submission, you are advised to review the abstract submission guidelines and requirements

Abstracts within one of the following topics are welcome:

  • Cleaning and disinfection
  • Reprocessing of flexible endoscopes
  • Checking and packaging
  • Sterilization
  • Logistics / flow management
  • Quality and risk management
  • Process validation
  • Human resource management
  • Other subjects

Important deadlines

Please be informed that the deadline for the oral abstract submission has expired.

Sunday September 1st, 2019: Closing poster abstract submission

Abstracts will be peer-reviewed and the Scientific Committee will determine whether the abstract will be accepted. We will notify the submitters of oral abstracts of the decision of the committee by  the end of April, 2019. The submitters of poster abstracts will receive a confirmation on September 20th, 2019 at the latest.


  • Maximum 1 picture or table
  • The maximum number of words for your abstract is 500.

Abstract language


Before starting submission, you are advised to review the detailed abstract submission guidelines and requirements.

Abstract Secretariat

Congress by design
The Netherlands
+31 (0)88 089 81 01