Abstract submission for the DMS 2023 Congress is now open. 

Deadline for abstract submission is Tuesday October 3rd 2023.

Please read the instructions below before submitting your abstract. 

Abstract information

Please upload your abstract as a Word document with a maximum of 2000 characters.

We have provided a template with some helpful guidelines for your convenience as a part of the submission process, but you are free to moderate it to suit your needs.

Please note that your abstract should be uploaded in one of the following categories:

  • Clinical microbiology
  • Applied microbiology
  • Basic or Ecological microbiology
  • 'Other' (not fitting into the categories above) 


All submitted abstracts will be considered for a poster presentation, but a number of abstracts will also be selected for an oral presentation.

We therefore ask you to indicate your preferences in terms of poster, oral og either form of presentaion, when you submit your abstract. 
Please note, that if you choose ‘Oral presentation’ in your submission it is only an indication of your wishes - you are not guaranteed an oral presentation at the conference. 

Deadline for abstract submission is Tuesday October 3rd 2023.

All abstracts submitted will be reviwed by the DMS 2023 Abstract Committee.

You can expect to receive a notification from DMS in mid October 2023 as to whether your abstract has been selected for a poster or an oral presentation or if it has been rejected by the committee.


Junior Presenter Prizes

This year gives you an exceptional good reason for submitting an abstract for the DMS congress.

New England Biolabs is kindly sponsoring Junior Presenter prizes, for the two best oral abstract presentations at this year’s congress. The winners will be chosen among the 12 oral abstract presenters by the DMS board and will be announced at the end of the congress. 

The Junior Presenter Prizes consists of both a cash prize as well as an additional New England Biolabs gift certificate of respectively 1.500 EUR and 1.000 EUR that can be used to buy any of their products for research.

The choice to sponsor these prizes was clear to New England Biolabs:

"With the founding principles of New England Biolabs – passion, humility and being genuine – placing the advancement of science and the stewardship of the environment as our highest priorities – it is our pleasure to encourage and sponsor science within the microbiology field in Denmark”, the company says.

Created "by scientists for scientists", NEB is renowned for consistently providing exceptional product quality and unsurpassed technical support. For over four decades, NEB has been shaping the landscape of bioscience research by discovering, developing and supporting superior research reagents. 

Poster and Oral Abstract Presentations

Poster Presentation

If your abstract has been selected for a poster presentation, please mount your poster at the venue between 9.00-10.00.  The DMS conference secretariat provides equipment for setting up the posters.

Please take down your poster no later than 17.30 or it will be removed by the secretariat. The conference secretariat takes no responsibility for left or damaged posters.

The posters are to be viewed all day, and especially during the breaks the posters are available for all participants to see.

Please be present at your poster during your poster session:
13.15-14.15 even numbers presenting
15.50-16.30 uneven numbers presenting

Poster format: The poster should be approximately A0 format, that is a maximum of 90 cm wide x 120 cm high.



Oral Presentation

If your abstract has been selected for an oral presentation, please bring your presentation on a USB stick to the meeting room you are presenting in at least 2 hours before your presentation starts.

A technician or the chair of your session will help you upload the presentation. 

Preferred format of presentations is 16:9 in Microsoft PowerPoint. Congress language is English.