Spanish and Portuguese-speaking Working Group of the International Society for Forensic Genetics

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The Executive Committee of the GHEP-ISFG invites members and attendees to participate in the presentation of free communications on the subject of Forensic Genetics during the XXIX GHEP-ISFG Meeting, in Salta, Argentina, from June 4 to 6, 2024.


02/01/2024 Open call for presentation of abstracts

03/20/2024 Deadline for abstract submission

04/05/2024 Acceptance notification

05/15/2024 Registration Deadline for the Meeting for accepted authors


The works must deal with some original aspect and/or contribution to the forensic community, both from the point of view of the material analyzed and the obtaining of results, their interpretation and conclusions, as well as the application of new techniques or technologies. The submitted works must be original and must not have been published.

The presentation must be appropriate to the protection and safeguarding of sensitive data, in such a way that it is not possible to identify personal references, case number, criminal investigation or file number, courts and/or intervening authorities and geographical region of belonging.

The presentation of free communications can be as a poster or as an oral communication, and the author(s) must indicate the selected modality.

The presentation of the work implies the implicit acceptance that it will be published in the book of abstracts, which will be made in digital format, both the abstract itself and the author's data (full name and affiliation).

An exhibiting author may not submit more than 1 abstract (poster or oral presentation) for consideration, and a second abstract will only be accepted for consideration if it corresponds to a different topic.

Through this link you can download a Word file that serves as a template for the abstract and contains the requested instructions and formatting.

The abstract must be submitted through this online form.

Abstracts received after the deadline will not be considered for evaluation.


The evaluation of the abstracts and their acceptance will be the responsibility of an Examining Committee, which through the GHEP-ISFG secretariat will communicate its acceptance for presentation.

If an oral presentation has not been selected for oral presentation, it will be evaluated for presentation as a poster.

Abstracts containing similar data from the same institution and/or individuals will be rejected.


Oral communications: there will be ten minutes of presentation and five minutes of discussion.

Posters: Size: 1.20 meters (length) x 0.90 meters (width). Vertical design, placement and removal of posters will be the responsibility of the authors. The posters must be explained to the attendees interested in the schedules provided in the program.


In the event that HAVING BEEN ACCEPTED the presenter of the oral communication or poster is modified from the one originally stipulated, it must be reported before 05/15/2023 by email to informing said modification and sending the abstract again, where the new presenter will be underlined so that it is correctly incorporated into the book of abstracts. If you decide to withdraw the abstract sent, you must communicate it in writing by email to The author who will present the poster or oral communication must register and pay for attendance at the Meeting before 05/20/2023, otherwise it will not be published in the book of abstracts.