Abstracts due no later than Friday, January 16, 2015
Abstract submissions follow the Southern Division AFS format and should include presenter’s personal information, the paper’s title, author(s) names (presenter’s name underlined), and superscript numbered references to each author’s address. The body of the abstract should be 300 words or less and should include the study objectives, principal results, and conclusions. Students intending to compete for Best Presentation Award should include their degree program and name of major professor in their submission email. The general abstract format is given below. Contributed oral presentations are currently scheduled for 15 minutes – 12 minutes for the presentation followed by a 3 minute question/answer period. Moderators will strictly enforce the time limit. Microsoft PowerPoint presentations are required for oral presentations.
Example Abstract Format (MS Word .doc or .docx is required):
Presenter: Kevin M. Hunt, firstname.lastname@example.org, 662-325-0870
Title: Habitat impairment scores for Southeastern U.S. Reservoirs
Author(s): Hunt, K.M 1, J. W. Schlechte 2, and L.E. Miranda 3
1 Affiliation and address
2 Affiliation and address
3 Affiliation and address
Abstract: The abstract text should be no more than 300 words.
*Note that the words “Presenter”, “Title”, “Author(s)”, and “Abstract” above SHOULD NOT appear in your Microsoft Word document, they are listed above for instructional purposes only.
**If you are student presenter and you want to be considered for the Best Presentation Award, please include your degree program and the name of your major professor when you email your abstract.
Once your abstract is received and actually opened by Kathlina, you will receive an email confirmation. This will not be an immediate response!