CSBE-SCGAB

Author Guidelines

Abstract submission - closed on March 13, 2015

Each abstract is limited to 250 words. An abstract is indicative of the final paper quality. Therefore, authors are urged to prepare a well written, clear and informative abstract describing the work with emphasis on objectives and factual results. An abstract should include key words related to conference topics.

In the submission form, authors are asked to indicate their preference for an oral presentation (15 minutes) or a poster. The scientific committee will try to satisfy each author’s first choice. The Conference will include some free time periods to facilitate exchange and discussion. Authors are encouraged to comply with submission deadlines and to ensure that their paper proposal is relevant to conference topics. Authors will be notified automatically of their submission. A review and decision concerning acceptance should be received by submitters by April 17, 2015.

Once an abstract is accepted, the author is encouraged to prepare a full paper. A maximum of 10 pages is recommended for the paper on standard paper (Letter, 216 mm by 279 mm), including tables and figures.

 

Paper upload

The full paper template should be used to submit the final paper including an abstract of less than 250 words.  All full papers or abstracts will be archived on a web site for future reference. To submit your full paper for the Conference, click on the link under Author indicated “Upload File”. Enter your paper ID and your password to allow the upload in your account.

Paper template: AGM2015-papertemplate.docx

Your full paper or final abstract should be uploaded by June 26 July 2, 2015 to be included on the website and accessible during the conference. Papers uploaded after this date may not be available at conference time but will be included on our website.

Accepted submission will be included in the preliminary program prepared in June 2015. See Program section to download the program when available.

If you need any support for paper submission, contact the Program Development Committee.

 

Instructions for oral presentations

  1. (Amended June 26) Before the conference, please compose a 25 word (maximum) biography about yourself which will be used for introduction purposes. If you feel a phonetic pronunciation of your name would help the moderators, please include it. E-mail this biography to Murray Tenove (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.) by June 30 priorand bring a hard copy with you to the session.
  2. Bring a USB memory stick with your presentation (formatted in PowerPoint 2010) to the conference. When you first register at the Registration Desk there will be a computer available to quickly test your presentation.
  3. Please arrive, with your USB memory stick, at your presentation room no later than 10 minutes before the start of your session. There are four concurrent presentation rooms so confirm you are in the correct one. This will allow time to meet your moderator face to face and load your presentation onto the computer set up in the presentation room.
  4. The presentation computers are loaded with PowerPoint 2010 (at least, PC version) and Acrobat Reader. You should expect to be able to quickly download and run your Power Point presentation without difficulty if you save as 2010 compatible powerpoint show files(.ppsx). You will NOT be able to use your own laptop for the presentation.
  5. Please limit your presentation to a maximum of sixteen (16) slides.
  6. Your moderator will introduce you prior to the start of your presentation.
  7. Your presentation should not exceed fifteen (15) minutes. Your moderator will strictly adhere to the program schedule. (S)he will give you a warning when you have two (2) minutes to go, and will stop you when you have run one (1) minute beyond the allotted time.
  8. There may be time for a few questions at the end of your presentation; your moderator will decide if this is possible. At the end of all of the presentations in your session, there may be time for a few more questions.
  9. Please contact your moderator if you have any questions about your session.
  10. The schedule for the conference is available on line in the Program section.
  11. If you submit a paper or abstract, it will be available online starting at the beginning of the conference.
  12. Thanks for all your hard work to date and support of the CSBE. We look forward to meeting you at the conference.

Instructions for poster presentations

  1. Please arrive to put up your poster on Sunday afternoon or Monday morning in the Glacier Room, Delta Hotel.
  2. Your poster should not exceed 91 cm large x 122 cm height (36 x 48 in), portrait only.
  3. The Registration desk can provide double sided Velcro buttons or strips for you to attach your poster to the foam display panels. Stands for these display panels will be provided.
  4. You may choose to leave business cards or 8-1/2 x 11-inch reprints of your poster attached to your display in case viewers would like to take reference or contact information about your poster with them.
  5. Use a poster layout for maximum visibility and clarity, with clear, concise text, large fonts, and high-quality graphics, arranged in three or four columns on your poster.
  6. There are two formal poster session during which you should be present at your display station to answer questions.
  7. The schedule for the conference is available on line in the Program section.
  8. Please contact Karen Yakimishyn (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.) if you have any questions.
  9. If you submit a paper to accompany your poster, it will be available online starting at the beginning of the conference.
  10. Thanks for all your hard work to date and support of the CSBE. We look forward to meeting you at the conference.

 

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