The abstract submission is now closed. Notification letters have been sent beginning of March 2022.


Guidelines for preparation of abstracts

1.     Abstracts may only be submitted online. Abstracts submitted by fax or email will not be accepted.

2.     Abstracts must be submitted in English. Please use UK English spelling.

3.     The presenting author of an accepted abstract must register and attend the congress.

4.     Poster presenters must be present and stand by their posters during the poster session.

5.     Provide a short specific title indicating the nature of the investigation. The background and goals  of the study should appear clearly to the reader, and the conclusions should be clearly expressed.

6.     The abstract text may not be longer than 500 words, excluding disclosures.

7.     Abbreviations must be placed (in round brackets) after the first appearance of the word for which they stand.

8.     Authors are requested to select one of the following topics under which they wish to submit their presentation:

1.     National programs

2.     Carbon steel containers

3.     Copper containers

4.     Other container materials and coatings

5.     Low- and intermediate-level waste

6.     Modelling, monitoring and design

7.     Other

9.     Max 1 figure is accepted (max size 600*800 pixels (w/h) -> jpg or png Images. 
  Please note: In case you would like to adapt the size of the image, please do before adapting the caption of it.

10.  Authors should indicate their presentation type preference: are requested to select one of the following topics under which they wish to submit their presentation:

·         Poster presentation only

·         Oral or poster presentation

11.  Please make sure to state your correct e-mail address. After having submitted your abstract, you will  receive a confirmation by e-mail with the following    information:

·         reference number of your abstract (for correspondence and questions that might arise)

·         your personal user code and password.

If you do not receive a confirmation by e-mail, please contact abstract@congrex.com.

12.  Should you wish to make corrections to an abstract already submitted or if you wish to submit other abstracts later, you may use your personal access code. This   will shorten the submission procedure.

Corrections to abstracts can only be made up to the deadline of 17 January 2022, 23.59h CET.



Each abstract will be reviewed and final selection will be made by the Organising and/or International Scientific Committees. Notification and acceptance or rejection of submitted abstracts will be sent to the corresponding authors via email by the end of March 2022. Full instructions concerning preparation and presentation will be included.

Please find here the Audio Visual Information for presentations and Poster Instructions.


All accepted abstracts will be published online and also be available in a printed version at the conference. Full text of regular abstracts will be published 7 days prior to the first day of the congress (22 June 2022) on the website.


As with previous LTC events, a prize will be given to the best young researcher. The prize will be awarded by the International Scientific Committee during the closing session.


If you have questions regarding abstracts or need assistance, please contact the abstract team at abstracts@congrex.com.
Please always refer to the name of the congress as well as your abstract reference number.

Abstract hotline: +41 61 686 77 22 (Monday - Friday during CET business hours)