Embs enforces a no-show policy. Any paper which is accepted to the conference and is included in the final program is expected to be presented at the conference during its scheduled presentation date and time by the papers corresponding author. The author(s) of any paper which is not presented but completed final submission and is added to the final conference program will be subscribed to the no-show list compiled by EMBS. Authors who are listed to the EMBS no-show list will be included on said list for a period of no less than 2 years. The list of no-shows will be made available to All EMBS Conference organizers, and said organizers may reject submissions from authors included on the no show list.
Should any circumstances arise where the corresponding author is unable to present the paper at the conference the corresponding author may delegate the presentation responsibility to one of the listed co-authors of the paper to present the paper in his or her absence. The substitution of a corresponding author by another co-author must be documented and substantiated in advance. It is the responsibility of the corresponding author to submit a substitute/absentee case to the embs executive office before the scheduled date of the presentation.
Should a circumstance arise where none of the listed authors are able to present the paper at the conference it is the responsibility of the corresponding author to submit a substitute/absentee case to the embs executive office documenting the reason for the absence. Cases of this nature will be reviewed on its merits and supporting documentation may be required.
Any paper which completes final submission, is added to the final conference program, goes unpresented at the conference, and does not submit a substitute/absentee case to the embs executive office will not be eligible for publication or indexing.
*submission of a substitute/absentee case does not guarantee publication or indexing of an unpresented paper.
**Each substitute/absentee case is subject to review and approval
***review and approval of a substitute/absentee case will be completed no sooner than 30 days after the final day of the conference schedule.