All submissions will be peer-reviewed by the programme committee and selections for the programme will be based upon the scores and comments of the reviewers.
Abstracts for scientific contributions will be evaluated on scientific originality, scientific and societal relevance and fitting the themes of the conference.
Contributions from representatives of policy makers, NGOs and the business community:
Abstracts from non-scientific contributors will be evaluated on originality, societal relevance, the link to science and fitting the themes of the conference
We aim for publication of selected papers in special issues of scientific journals (see website for details).