Abstract Submission Guidelines
Abstract Submission opens on 1 April 2013 and now ends 30 April 2013.
Deadline extended to May 5th 2013 is now over.
Please Invited Talks ONLY at this POINT
1. You should register for the conference when you submit your abstract.
- If you do not register by 30 April 2013, your abstract will be rejected.
2. ABS members receive a substantial registration discount—so join before registering!
3. The abstract submission form requires that you select the type of presentation you wish to make (talk or poster), and the topic(s) of your research to facilitate scheduling thematically grouped sessions.
- All poster submissions will be accepted
- . A confirmation email will be sent out after abstract submission closes (30 April).
- There are two poster sessions (Tues 30 July & Wed 31 July). Assignment to poster sessions will depend on topic, and information on poster session date will be available via an online schedule by ~May 30.
- If you wish to enter the Founder’s poster session and thus be eligible for the Founder’s award, please select this option at abstract submission.
- Talk submission are accepted in the order they are received as per ABS policy.
- There are a limited number of talk slots (~200). Any registrants who submit an abstract after the talk slots are filled will be offered the chance to present a poster instead
- Talk assignments will be communicated by email on 15 April (for those who submit prior to that date) and on 30 April (for those who submit after the 15th).
- Abstracts should be less than 1200 characters including spaces (~200 words).
- Titles should be 100 characters or less including spaces. Longer titles will be truncated in the program book.
- For your abstract to be considered, you must confirm:
a. That your work has followed the ABS Code of Ethics and Animal Care Guidelines.
b. That all authors named on the submission have read the abstract and approved presentation of the work by the first author.