Call for Abstracts
- Submission Deadline: October 15, 2012
The 8th IAHS International Groundwater Quality Conference
(GQ13) is now inviting conference participants to submit a
one-page abstract on the conference theme and indicate their
preference for an oral or poster presentation by October 15,
2012. Notification of acceptance will be transmitted by
November 15, 2012.
Abstracts are due no later than October 15, 2012 and
submitted electronically ONLINE via this web site. Detailed
instructions are provided below. Please be sure to follow
them carefully to ensure your submission is received and
Abstract Preparation and Formatting Instructions:
The Abstract Submission Process Consists of Completing THREE
Step 1. Review and Follow Abstract Preparation and
CLICK HERE TO VIEW AN EDITABLE SAMPLE ABSTRACT WITH
FORMATTING APPLIED (MS Word)
• NOTE: We recommend using our sample abstract as the
starting point for your abstract submission.
Step 2. Submit Presenter Profile Information and Upload
Step 3. Print Abstract Submittal Confirmation Form
After you have successfully completed the first two steps, a
confirmation form will be instantly generated on your screen
confirming receipt of your abstract. Please keep a copy of
this form on file for your records. You will also receive an
email confirmation, which we suggest you keep a copy on file
in your GQ13 FOLDER so you have immediate access to your
If you do not receive a confirmation form, the submission
did not go through. It is your responsibility to follow-up
and contact Sharon Borneman (email:
firstname.lastname@example.org) if you do
not receive an email confirming your submission.
Review & Follow Abstract Preparation and Submission
ONLY be submitted as either a Microsoft
Word or a Rich Text Format file
Files must be named with ONLY letters or numbers, or
combinations thereof. Symbols (dashes, etc.), spaces or
commas will not properly transmit. Do NOT use a space in
your abstract file name or it will NOT transmit.
INCORRECT: Smith_J, V-2.doc || CORRECT:
Abstracts should be no longer than
ONE (1) page in length.
No graphs or figures should be included in the abstract.
Use standard "letter" paper size (8.5" X 11").
Do NOT use A4
Set margins at 1", top, bottom and sides.
Use a sans serif font, preferably Calibri. If Calibri is not
available, use Arial. Set font size to 11 points. Abstracts
submitted with font size less than 11 points will not be
The title should be short, yet accurately reflect the
abstract and later presentation. Attempt to limit the title
to one line. The title is a descriptive label, not a
Type abstract title flush left at the top of the page.
Type abstract title ALL CAPS.
- EXAMPLE: CHALLENGES IN URBAN HYDROGEOLOGY
Use appropriate formatting within titles:
scientific names), subscript (for scientific formulas and
superscript (mathematic equations), etc.
List the senior author first and use
Boldface for the name
of the presenting author.
Identify author affiliations using superscript numeral
references SEE SAMPLE BELOW
Do not include professional titles of the authors. Include
ONLY the affiliation name, city, state and country in
abstract listing. (DO NOT include full mailing address at
the top of the abstract.)
Including title, author, text, and contact information,
abstracts should be approximately 250-500 words, at most ONE
page in length and should not exceed the space outlined by
the one-inch margins.
Type the body of the abstract single spaced without indents
or tabs. DOUBLE SPACE BETWEEN PARAGRAPHS.
italics, underlining, superscripts and
subscripts in your main text as you want it to appear in
your final abstract.
Include full contact information for the presenting author
at the very end of the abstract as follows:
Contact Information: J. Mark Genesis, Soil and Water
Science, University of Florida/IFAS, 1000 Mowry Road,
Gainesville, FL 32611 USA, Phone: 000-555-5555,
PROOF, proof and PROOF your abstract before you send it. Do
not forget to proof all author information as well. Be sure
your TITLE and CONTACT Information are included.
(PDF format |
[Note all abstracts should be submitted in MSWord or RTF
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