CfP: International Congress on Wax Modelling, Madrid, UCM

Abstract Submission

  • Oral communications and posters may report any issue about:
    • 1. History
    • 2. Collections
    • 3. Museology and Documentation
    • 4. Sculpture (materials and techniques / procedures)
    • 5. Restoration & Conservation (analysis, diagnosis and intervention).
  • The Deadline for abstract submission is March 25, 2017.
  • Abstracts must be sent to the Congress E-mail, to: as pdf files attached to an e-mail message.
  • Registration of one of the contributing authors is required for an abstract to be accepted. Each registered author may only present one Abstract.
  • Each Abstract Submission Form must be sent together with the Registration Form of the presenting author and a copy of the bank transfer payment.
  • Authors can request poster or oral presentations, but the final format will be decided by the Scientific Committee.
  • Oral communications should be prepared as Microsoft PowerPoint (ppt) files (version 2003 or later). Presentation time will be 15 minutes with slides in English.
  • Posters must be written in English. Maximum poster size is 90 cm (wide) x 130 cm (high). All posters should be displayed throughout the two days of the Meeting. In addition, each presenting author will be requested to stand by their poster to discuss it, during one of the three programmed poster sessions specified by the Scientific Committee.
  • These poster sessions will take place during the meeting. Bilingual student volunteers will be available at poster sessions to facilitate communication.
  • Abstracts of communications (oral or poster) will be published in the European Journal of Anatomy. The undefended communications will not be published.

Abstract guidelines

Abstracts must be sent in the format specified below:
  • Language: English
  • Abstract size: Maximum 250 words
  • Font type: Calibri
  • Font size: 12
  • Line spacing: Simple
  • Title: In Bold.
  • Authors: Authors should be listed giving their family name first, followed by their initials, as indicated in the example below.
  • The presenting author's name should be underlined.
  • Author affiliation: It should include only department, institution and city; please do not list full postal addresses.
  • Abstract main text: It must concisely report the introduction, objectives, material and methods, results and conclusions.
  • Please do not include references.
  • Funding sources and other acknowledgements: they may be listed at the end of the text.


Title: Expression of the molecular chaperone Mdg1 during ...
Author's name: Pothmann D, Motyl M, Christ B, Pröls F.
Author affiliation: Department of Anatomy, Freiburg University, Freiburg, Germany.
Introduction: Chaperones are well-known molecular players in cellular chaperones may play a role in...


Abstracts must be sent to: as PDF files

Madrid, 29-30 June 2017
Place: Faculty of Medicine, Complutense University of Madrid.
Language: English and Spanish with simultaneous translation
Four decades after the pioneering Ceroplastics Congresses (Florence, 1975 and London, 1978) interest in wax modelling is now more intense; Madrid will build on this foundation and, on the 29 and 30 of June 2017, will present a new International Congress of Ceroplastics.
Professors from the fields of Anatomy, Art History, Sculpture, Restoration, Conservation and Information Science will participate in the congress under the auspices of the Faculty of Medicine and Fine Arts of the Complutense University of Madrid, of the Spanish Anatomical Society and the University Institute of Health Assessment. Three pillars form the backbone of the event: "Origin and Functionality", "Materials, Techniques and Procedures" and "Analysis, Diagnosis and Intervention".
The Congress is aimed at a wide range of professionals of fields such as: History of Art, Fine Arts, Sculpture, History, Restoration, Conservation, Museology, Medicine and Information Science.