You can download programme here.

Oral presentations are scheduled for a total of 20 minutes of which 15 minutes are allocated for the presentation and 5 minutes for questions. To ensure the smooth running of the oral sessions, presentations should be either emailed ahead of time, or uploaded at the conference venue at least 15 minutes before the beginning of the session. Power Point (.ppt, .pptx) or Acrobat (.pdf) file formats should be used for presentation. The Organiser will provide free Wi-Fi Internet access from the conference room for all participants during the meeting, therefore you can even access your presentations from the web. Anyway, in the case of eventual problems with the connection, we recommend having your presentation on a USB flesh drive as a backup. Authors are kindly asked to keep their presentations within a given time limit.

All posters will be displayed in the Kravata Conference Room for the whole duration of the meeting. Posters should be a maximum size of A0 (841 x 1189 mm; 33.1 x 46.8 in) and should be prepared in portrait format (shorter edge horizontal) – authors are kindly asked not to exceed the poster size.

Presenters are asked to attend their posters during the poster sessions in time indicated in the final Program of the Meeting. Posters must be removed on Friday before 17:00. We can’t guarantee for the Posters left on boards after the meeting.

We will provide poster boards and the means to attach posters to the boards. Please ensure that your poster is displayed on the board as indicated in the programme (note that numbers may have changed since the draft programme appeared online).

Language: English

Best student oral presentation and best student poster presentations will be awarded for the overall impact, originality, and quality of their work. The 17th ECM committee that consists of organising committee chairs of the previous, current and upcoming ECMs will select the best presentations during the 5 days of the conference. Student with the best oral presentation will be exempt from the registration fee of the 18th ECM.


Welcome cocktail – Monday 21, 2015

You are invited for an informal welcome drink at the terrace of Hotel Zora conference centre from 20:30-22:30. 17th ECM chocolate cake and traditional drinks will be available.
Hope you will enjoy traditional Dalmatian a cappella singing of PRASKA choir and the beautiful views of sea and „škoji“, small Adriatic islands such as Smokvica, Maslinovik, etc..

Mid-meeting excursion – Wednesday 23, 2015 (from 8:30 till 20:30)

We will visit Skradinski buk unique waterfalls, Visovac Island with the Franciscan monastery of Our Lady of Mercy dated from 1445, Burnum archaeological collection and archaeological museum in Puljani, within the Krka National Park. Mid-meeting excursion is included in the conference fee, providing National Park entrance fee, bus and boat transportations, lunch box as well as a traditional PEKA for dinner in Etnoland Dalmati with live music.

Conference dinner – Thursday 24, 2015 (from 8pm till 11pm)

The conference dinner will be organized in the hotel Piano Bar, with meal, glass of vine and one additional drink included in the fee. We will have live music performed by duo Dale. Participants willing to play their instruments and perform some music or to perform a cappella singing of traditional songs from their countries are more than welcome to step on stage and take the microphone.