Deadline for Registration is Friday, January 15, 2010.
Poster Abstracts and
who wish to present their work on any aspect of the
conference topics are encouraged to submit an
abstract for consideration as a poster presentation no
later than Friday, October 30, 2009. Poster
presentations will provide a valuable format for dialogue
outside the structured plenary sessions, and thus will be a
significant component of this conference. We are accepting
posters based on scientific research as well as practitioner
Posters selected from abstract submissions will be displayed
during a formal poster session and reception with authors
available for discussion. Posters will be judged on
relevance to the conference themes, clarity, originality and
impact, and overall quality.
Authors will be notified
if their submission is accepted by November 29th.
To submit an abstract
for consideration as a poster presentation at this
conference, please submit a 150-word abstract in English by
October 30, 2009. Abstracts may be saved as a Microsoft
Word document or Rich Text file and uploaded via the online
submission link below. Be sure to include the author's name,
e-mail address, institutional affiliation, and presentation
title in your abstract document. Note: Only one abstract may
be submitted per person as primary presenter.
Abstract submission is closed
Poster presentations will play a key role in fostering
knowledge exchange and networking at the Bridging
Conservation and Development in Latin America and Africa
Conference. There will be a formal poster session reception
on Thursday evening.
Posters selected from abstract
submissions will be displayed during a formal poster
session and reception with authors available for
Posters will be limited to 4 feet
high x 6 feet wide (1.22M high x 1.83M wide). Allow a
4-inch x 4-inch space (10.16cm x 10.16cm) for a poster
number in the upper left-hand corner of your poster.
Each poster will be assigned a number in advance so that
you will know where to place your poster.
Poster boards will be
Posters must be presented using
the poster boards provided by the Conference. The poster
boards are contiguous, and presenters may not use their
own self-contained displays. Due to space constrictions,
no tables will be provided.
Poster boards are
covered with fabric, and posters can be affixed using
either Velcro or ¾” long push pins. Tape is not
permitted. Push pins and a limited supply of Velcro tape
will be available for your use during mounting, but we
recommend you bring a supply with you. Multiple strips
two inches in length work best.
Thursday, January 28, 5:00pm-7:00pm
to be stationed at posters from
Friday, January 29, 12:30pm-5:00pm*
*Poster display boards will be dismantled and removed by the
vendor on Friday, so please remove your poster as soon as
possible Friday afternoon. If not, the conference organizers
are not responsible for lost or damaged posters removed by
the display board vendor. Posters left behind will be