GUIDELINES FOR ABSTRACTS SUBMISSION
The Scientific Committee for the SILVO PASTORAL 2016 invites you to submit an abstract for oral or poster presentation.
(If you DO NOT receive any e-mail notification regarding your abstract submission by February 7th 2016, please inform us using
KEY DATES REMINDER
- 30 September 2015: abstract submission open
- 7 February 2016: abstract submission close (new deadline)
- 25 March 2016: start date for abstracts notification
- Before 30 April 2016: early bird registration
- After 30 April 2016: regular registration
- Each participant is limited to two presentation as first author (for oral or poster presentation), but may be co-author of other presentations.
- Only fully registered delegates can present at the conference and delegates fully registered by April 30th 2016 will have their abstracts included in the programme.
- If you need to introduce some modifications to your abstract please contact us by email (email@example.com). Do not re-submit the same abstract.
- All submissions must be in English, the official language of SILVO PASTORAL 2016.
- All presentations based on accepted abstract submissions must be made in English.
- Submission of an abstract constitutes the authors consent to publish it.
- Abstracts will be published exactly as submitted.
- Presenting authors of accepted abstracts must pre-register and pay for the Conference by the early-bird deadline.
- Each presenting author is responsible for the payment of the registration fee(s), as well as travel and accommodation costs.
- Presenting authors should respect the programme’s schedule (no changes will be made).
- Presenting authors unable to attend the SILVO PASTORAL 2016 may be substituted by a co-author. In case of impossibility, please inform as soon as possible the organizers using the email address firstname.lastname@example.org
For each of the working groups, the convenors will examine the abstracts and select the ones to be presented and discussed as oral presentations and those to be presented as posters.
Submitting author is asked to select one presentation type from the list below:
- Authors will have max 15 minutes for presentation.
- Presenting authors will receive all technical information and details prior to the Congress and sessions’ organizers might give more specific indications on presentations for their session.
- A time will be allocated at the end of each session for questions and answers.
- The dimensions of the poster should not exceed 90 cm (2’11”) wide x 120 cm (3’11”) high.
- Presenter is requested to be available next to the poster during a period of time to be announced.
- Allocate the top of the poster for the title and authors as stated on the submitted abstract.
- The text, illustrations, etc should be bold enough to be read from a distance of 180 cm (6 feet).
List the author’s names in the order they should appear in the heading of the abstract.
Indicate the institutional affiliations of all authors. If one author has more than one institutional affiliation, please indicate it in the affiliations field.
All the Abstracts submitted are limited to 400 words. The title, authors and institutions are excluded from character counting.
Special Characters and Formatting
If you copy and paste the title and/or the text body from a word (or word-like) document, special characters or formatting may not be transferred. You may have to replace special characters and/or insert formatting tags using the character palette in the abstract submission website.
Abstract submission should include the following information
All meeting rooms (classrooms) are equipped for PowerPoint projection only. Please migrate your presentation to the computer of your session room before the beginning of your session.
Check carefully the proof of your abstract. Make sure all special characters and formatting is displaying properly in the preview of the abstract. If you find errors, return to the abstract title, authors or text body, and insert your corrections.
It is the author’s responsibility to submit a correct abstract. Any errors in spelling, grammar, or scientific fact will be reproduced as typed by the author. Upon receipt of your submission, the system will issue an e-mail confirmation (with the abstract’s ID) to the corresponding author automatically.
If you do not receive an automatic e-mail message within one hour after the submission, please send an e-mail to email@example.com (because this is an automatic email, the server may consider it as spam so make sure to check the spam folder).
Contact firstname.lastname@example.org in the case of any technical difficulty submitting the abstract.