Important Dates

Pre-Conference Preparation Date
Deadline for abstract submission (1 page / max. 500 words online without template) 20 May 2021
Notification of acceptance to present (in-person or virtually) at the MedGU 10 July 2021
Opening of online registration to attend (audience) / present or to publish only at the MedGU (authors of accepted abstracts only) 10 July 2021
Deadline for submitting a revised abstract (1 page / max. 500 words online without template) 20 July 2021
Notification of acceptance or rejection of revised abstracts 25 July 2021
Publication Plan: The Proceedings (optional) Date
Invitation to submit (optional) an extended abstract (based on the accepted short abstract), i.e. a short proceedings paper (4 pages using this Template) 10 – 25 July 2021
Deadline for submission of extended abstracts (short proceedings papers) 25 August 2021
Comments of reviewers 30 August 2021
Deadline for submission of a first revised version 10 September 2021
Comments by the reviewers on the first revised version 15 September 2021
Deadline for submission of a second revised version 20 September 2021
Notification of acceptance to publish in the proceedings 30 September 2021
Signature of the Springer Consent-to-Publish Form 10 October 2021
Submission to Springer of the proceedings after English revision (free-of-charge) of accepted papers 31 October 2021
Typesetting, proofreading, corrections and production of the MedGU proceedings by Springer 31 October 2021 – 01 March 2022
Online publication of the proceedings in the Springer ASTI Book Series (indexed in Scopus) 31 March 2022
Conference Preparation & Plan Date
Deadline for online registration to attend/present or to publish only at the MedGU 20 August 2021
Deadline for online registration to take part in the field trip(s) 20 August 2021
Deadline for registration payment as confirmation of participation (see payment rates on Registration) 15 October 2021
Pre-conference field trip 22 – 24 November 2021
Conference days 25 – 28 November 2021
Post-conference field trip 29 November – 02 December 2021
Publication Plan: The Special Issues Date
Invitation (after the conference) to submit in the special issues 10 December 2021
Deadline to submit the full paper to the special issues (see partner journals on Publications) 31 March 2022
Publication of the full special issues (however, papers will appear online as soon as accepted) 31 December 2022