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20 - 22 October 2020   |   Bahrain International Exhibition & Convention Centre
Theme: Downstream Turning Points - “Capitalizing on Transformation”
Theme: Downstream Turning Points - “Capitalizing on Transformation”


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For urgent queries, please contact Rachel George at +971 4 4270739.

Instructions for Abstract Submissions

  • Abstracts should only be submitted in English via the website
  • The abstract title is limited to 24 words
  • The abstract must be concise and contain less than 500 words, including spaces
  • The abstract should include the first author's and all co-authors’ names and organizations
  • The abstract should be approved by management/ legal department
  • The use of standard abbreviations is acceptable. A special or unusual abbreviation must be placed (in round brackets) after the first appearance of the word(s) for which it stands
  • Authors can include only one figure, table or black and white illustration (maximum width 7 cm). Color illustrations will be printed in black and white in the abstract book
  • The preferred font is Verdana 7


General Instructions

  • Please follow the instructions on the screen. 
  • When finalizing the on-line submission, it is imperative to click the «submit» button for final submission of the abstract. A message will then appear informing you that the abstract has been registered successfully.
  • The abstract submitter will receive an e-mail confirming the successful submission of the abstract. This confirmation of abstract receipt is NOT a notice of acceptance of your abstract. 
  • In case no confirmation from GDA Conference 2020 Technical Committee is received after 15th May 2020, the abstract submitter should contact 
  • Submitting an abstract for presentation does not constitute registration for the conference. Abstract presenters must register to attend the conference here.
  • The Technical committee reserves the right to reject abstracts that are not found to be relevant for the conference  



  • The presenting author must ensure that all co-authors approve of the abstract's content before submitting the abstract.
  • Abstracts must be submitted and presented at the conference in English.
  • Notification of receipt and acceptance will be sent to the abstract submitter only.


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