In view of the Coronavirus disease (Covid-19) outbreak, it was agreed to postpone the 6th European Congress on Odonatology, which was scheduled from 29 June to 2 July 2020 in Kamnik, Slovenia. The Slovene Dragonfly Society now proposes to organize the 6th ECOO at the end of June 2022 on a similar date and at the same location. More information will be available until Summer 2021. Information further down are so connected to the originally planned Congress.

For those who plan to actively participate at the ECOO 2020the deadline for submitting the abstracts is by 10th May at the latest. Before filling in the abstract form, please read presented guidelines.


The official language of ECOO 2020 is English, abstracts in other languages can not be accepted. Abstracts of oral presentations and/or posters should be written using “Times New Roman CE” size 12 font and align justify using the abstract form (above). Double spacing should be used between lines and paragraphs separated with a single empty line. The title should be written bold in font size 14 (not in Caps lock). Latin names of all genera and species must be written in italics.

Title of your abstract should be informative, understandable, and concise. The title should be followed by the name(s) and full address(es) of the author(s), including E-mail address(es).

Abstract must give concise information on the objectives, methods used, results and conclusions. Please do not include any headings. The abstract length should not exceed 400 words. There should be no more than five keywords which must accurately reflect the field of research covered.

Abstracts should not contain any illustrations, photos or tables, inclusion of references is generally discouraged, if included they should be properly cited in full at the end. Authors are kindly requested to arrange English proofreading of their abstract(s) before submission.

All submissions should be sent via e-mail in Rich text format (.rtf) or Word document (.doc) format by 5th April 2020 at the latest. Please write in Subject of email “Abstract_ECOO2020_name of first author”. The organisers will respond upon receiving the abstract, which will be eventually revised by our Scientific Committee. Submitting an abstract does not guarantee its acceptance, which remains at the discretion of the ECOO organisers.


The cover of the Book of Abstracts of ECOO16.

All abstracts of oral and poster presentations will be available directly in the program.

Everyone attending the Congress will also get a free copy of the Book of Abstracts. If you need more copies of the Book, please contact the organisers.

Those who will not participate at the Congress will of course also be able to download the Book of Abstracts.

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