Please note:

  1. A separate registration is required for the abstract submission system. 
  2. If you wish to enter more than one affiliation for an author, please enter this in the Institution and Department fields as follows:
    1) First Institution Name; 2) Second Institution Name; 3) Third Institution Name ...
    1) First Department Name; 2) Second Department Name; 3) Third Department Name ...


On behalf of the local organizing committee, I cordially invite you to actively contribute to the program of the 19th European Meeting on Complement in Human Diseases (EMCHD2024) by submitting an abstract.

All abstracts will be reviewed by ECN board members. Notifications will be sent no later than June 30, 2024. All accepted abstracts will be published by European Journal of Immunology (EJI) in the EMCHD 2024 Abstract Book.

Professor Jörg Köhl

Conference registration

To submit an abstract, a conference registration is required. Please enter your registration invoice number during the abstract submission process.

Link to conference registration / ticket shop
Link to conference registration information site

Submission guidelines 

Notifications will be sent by the end of June at latest.

Upon successful submission, an acknowledgment email will be automatically generated and sent to the author, confirming that the abstract has been correctly submitted. The presenting author must register and pay the congress fees to attend the conference.

All abstracts accepted for oral or poster presentation will be included in a Supplement to be published in the European Journal of Immunology (EJI). Please indicate on the abstract submission form if you concur with the publication of your abstract in EJI.

All abstracts undergo peer-review by the ECN board.


  • Complement activation and regulation
  • Complement crosstalk
  • Complement diagnostic and biomarkers
  • Complement genetics
  • Complement in infection
  • Complement in non-communicable diseases
  • Complement structure and function
  • Complement targeting in the clinic
  • Emerging and other topics
  • Intracellular complement functions
  • Preclinical models of complement-related diseases
  • Function and targeting of the anaphylatoxins and their receptors


EMCHD 2024 will grant 10 Oral (10) and Poster (10) Awards, each worth €400. Winners will be announced during the conference. Junior researchers, defined as those within 5 years post-PhD defense, are eligible for the awards. Please indicate your early career status on the abstract submission form. No additional application is needed for the awards.


Dimensions: The display area is 118 cm (width) x 146 cm (height). Posters must not exceed these dimensions.

Mounting materials, such as pins, will be provided.

Each poster board will be labeled with a unique submission number. It is the responsibility of the authors to ensure that their posters are displayed on the correct corresponding board.


Poster printing service is offered (available from June 2024). Please book this in the ticket store stating the submission ID and send the poster by August 20, 2024 at the latest via email (