Abstract Management Software for your event

Fourwaves is the most user-friendly platform on the market to streamline your abstract submission process. Collect, review, email authors and publish your material online, all in one place without headaches. It’s free for small events.


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  • Mit
  • Stanford

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Custom submission form

Create your complete submission form in minutes to collect abstracts for your different presentation types. Collect author information, slides, posters, videos and more. Set multiple deadlines and edit the automated confirmation emails.

Custom submission form

Manage peer reviews

Define the criteria of your review process and distribute submissions to reviewers manually or randomly. Select which fields reviewers can see. Sort submissions by score then accept or reject them. Notify authors in a few clicks.

Manage peer reviews

Publish abstracts online

Give participants access to abstracts, posters, slides, videos and more through a searchable mobile-friendly interface. Make content public or private and use the Q&A section to interact with presenters ahead of the event.

Publish abstracts online

Intuitive experience

Posters, Powerpoint and video

Multiple submission deadlines

Abstract with a word limit

Automatic confirmation emails

Submission form editable by authors

Classified by decision (accepted or rejected)

Custom decision types (poster, oral, etc.)

Mass email notification to authors

Search and filter all data

Uniform abstracts booklet

Excel reports

Online event content library

Poster, Powerpoint and video visualization

Search bar and custom filters

Public or private content

Discussion board for questions

Live group video conversations

Questions and answers

  • No. We made the interface very intuitive. You start with a pre-built submission form to be up and running fast. You can then add and edit all fields through a drag and drop interface.

  • You can add as many fields as required. In addition to the title, authors and abstract fields you can add text answers, multiple choice, checkboxes, file uploads and more.

    You can limit the number of words in the abstract. You can also add conditions to display certain fields only for specific presentation types.

  • Yes. Authors can log in to edit their submission as long as the submission period is open. Once submissions are closed, you can choose to allow authors to edit their submission if it’s accepted.

  • Yes. You can hide the presenter and contributing authors' information to reviewers.

  • Yes. You can export all abstracts to a uniform Word document containing all the selected abstracts. You can also export all your data to Excel.