Abstract Management & Peer Reviews System

Collect abstract submissions, assign abstracts to reviewers for peer review, make decisions by accepting/rejecting abstracts.

Several configurable options to set up your abstract submissions and review system.

Your abstract submission software is completely configurable with options including:

  • set abstract submission start and end dates
  • set abstract summary word limit
  • maximum co-authors per abstract
  • maximum submissions intake
  • enable/disable double blind review, and many more.

Manage abstracts submitted by authors, and assign to reviewers to review abstracts.

  • set abstract status to accept/reject and notify authors and co-authors automatically
  • export abstracts to CSV & PDF
  • filter abstracts by custom data points
  • sort by abstract rating and abstract status

Abstract submission requires multiple abstract types? Create multiple abstract types.

  • set last date for submitting reviews
  • enable open review to display reviews of an abstract to the reviewer
  • enable feedback section for reviewers to submit feedback in review submission form
  • send reviewer’s feedback to the primary author
  • in-depth reporting to track your abstract submissions, reviews submitted, authors & reviewers

Clean and concise abstract & review submission form to submit & review abstracts.

  • allow authors, whose abstracts have been accepted, to re-submit their abstracts
  • option to allow co-authors to edit abstracts
  • disable automated email notifications to co-authors on registration and abstract submission
  • enable/disable double blind review
  • view submitted abstracts in backend dashboard

Self-service dashboard for authors to submit abstracts, manage submitted abstracts, update registration details and more.

  • display abstracts in author’s public profile
  • allow submitting author to choose multiple presenters for an abstract
  • enable final presentation file upload field for authors for accepted abstracts
  • option to collect conference-specific information along with abstract submission
  • pre-built & customizable email templates to communicate with authors & reviewers

Assign abstracts to reviewers for evaluation from a customized review submission form.

  • allow reviewers to re-submit reviews on accepted abstracts
  • assign abstracts to reviewers who match up with the abstract topic
  • assign multiple abstracts to multiple reviewers instantly using Bulk Assign
  • update abstracts status (accepted/rejected) and notify authors using Bulk Status Update
  • add multiple ratings & scales for better, in-depth reviewing

Conference proceedings – Publish abstract book in PDF, MS-Word & CSV format

  • choose front and back cover for your abstract book.
  • option to add a background watermark on each page of your abstract book.
  • add messages and keynotes from chairman, organizing committee and other dignitaries.
  • choose abstracts (accepted, rejected or both) you want to publish in the abstract book.
  • select fields you want to display in abstract book for abstracts, authors and reviewers.

Abstract grading & evaluation

Instead of a simple Thumbs Up/Down buttons, Dryfta lets you evaluate abstracts with multiple scales and rating fields.

  • reviewers can rate abstracts on different criteria
  • customizable evaluation fields
  • on review submission, system calculates & generates the average rating of the reviewed abstract – which helps event chair in fast decision making
  • scales & ratings fields to rate abstracts on multiple criteria

Feedback management (rebuttal)

Reviewers can send feedback to primary or submitting author at any time during the evaluation process.

  • authors receive automated email notifications with reviewer’s feedback
  • to prevent disclosing any confidential information, replies sent by authors are first received and moderated by a committee member
  • on approval of the author’s reply, it is automatically sent to the reviewer
  • all feedback and replies are logged under abstract’s detail in admin backend

Collect payments for submitting abstracts and for accepted abstracts

  • create tickets to be purchased by authors for submitting abstracts
  • authors can pay submission fees through credit card, purchase order or PayPal
  • filter through abstracts which are paid for

Fully customizable abstract submission, review submission & registration forms

  • choose from various field types including inputbox, checkboxes, file upload fields, yes/no question, multi-select dropdown and more.
  • add conditional/dependent fields in your forms
  • set access control on fields for guest users and logged-in users

Your latest abstract data is always ready for export

  • export your data to view it in spreadsheet
  • option to download your abstracts and reviews in PDF format
  • create custom reports and share with users through unique URL in HTML-format
  • sort & filter your submitted abstracts and download with One-click data export

Automated email notifications

  • authors are automatically notified by the system when they register, submit abstract or any other related activities
  • make decision on abstracts and let system notify authors automatically
  • customize automated notifications
  • customize invoice notifications sent to authors on making a payment
  • send bulk update to authors, submitters and reviewers