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Call for Abstracts

The International Society for Skiing Safety invites scientists and specialists concerned with safety and injury prevention in recreational and competitive Alpine sports including:


  • Alpine Skiing                                              Congress Topics:

  • Snowboarding                                               Epidemiology

  • Alpine Touring                                               Injury Biomechanics

  • Telemarking                                                   Design of Safety Equipment

  • Snow Tubing and Sledding                          Mountain Safety

  • Snow Parks                                                    Risk Management

  • Mountain Biking                                            Injury Treatment and Rehabilitation

                                                                               Injury Prevention Campaigns

                                                                               Ski Patrol and Rescue

                                                                               Mountain Operations

                                                                               Health Aspect

Abstract Submission:

1) Prepare the abstract following the guidelines

2) Fill out the abstract submission form and submit your abstract, under the "Congress" tab above, or email to:


Guidelines for Abstract Preparation:

The abstract must be written in English and should have the following structure:



Affiliation(s), City, State, Country










Sample Abstract: 


Abstract Review Process:

Each abstract will be reviewed by at least two members of the scientific committee.  Abstract will be categorized as follows:


Accept: Abstract is accepted with only minor editing required at the discretion of the editor of the book of abstracts.


Accept with minor changes: Abstract is accepted after the authors respond to the reviewers’ concerns to the satisfaction of the chair of the scientific committee


Reject and resubmit:  Abstract is rejected unless the authors can make satisfactory responses to the reviewers’ concerns.


Reject: Abstract not suitable for presentation at the congress or publication in the book of abstracts

Important Dates:

October         2018    Call for Abstracts

November 15 2018   Abstract Submission Opens

January 31     2019   Abstract Submission Deadline

February 15   2019   Author Notification

February 28  2019   Early Registration Closes

April 7            2019   Conference Begins

Best Engineering Research Award:

The Sports Engineering journal are proud to be supporting the 23rd ISSS Congress. The journal are providing a prize of £300 for the Best Engineering Research, delivered as a presentation or poster. The competition will be judge by a panel of experts, with the winner announced at the Congress Banquet. Sports Engineering is the official journal of the International Sports Engineering Association. Details of the journal can be found here:

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