Abstract notifications were sent via email to the Abstract Presenter on November 22, 2013. Please follow the link the email for more information about your abstract and to accept or decline your slot. You must accept or decline your slot by December 3, 2013. Edits to the presenter and authors may be made through the submission site until December 3, 2013 at 11:59. After December 3, no edits may be made to any part of the submission and the information will appear as submitted in the conference program. Please use the log-in information you used during submission.
Call for Abstracts
The 2014 Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill and Ecosystem Science Conference is soliciting abstracts designed to share the latest research findings and contribute to dialogue on research implications, applications, and synthesis. The conference sessions are structured to produce specific outcomes (e.g. synthesis findings, recommendations for applications, identification of research gaps or new questions based on preliminary results integration, plans for future interdisciplinary collaboration). Each session will include scientific talks and a poster session followed by extended facilitated discussion. For more information about the conference, please see www.gulfofmexicoconference.org/about.
Abstracts submitted to this conference should discuss new scientific results and technological innovations as well as contribute to the overall goal of developing recommendations for collaboration and synthesis, including transition of discoveries to applications and technologies to operations.
Chairs will report the Session outcomes during a plenary session on the final day of the conference. Eight full-day sessions will take place during the conference, along with two half day sessions. For a full list of Sessions and their descriptions, please see: http://gulfofmexicoconference.org/program/scientific-sessions
Oral Presentations: Sessions will include 10-16 scientific talks. Talks should be no more than ten minutes in length. Three minutes will be allotted after the talk for questions.
Poster Sessions: Abstracts not selected for oral presentations will be considered for inclusion in evening poster sessions. Evening poster session will provide time for individual expression and exchange of ideas around session specific concepts and further conversation.
Abstract Submission Details
Abstract submission closed on October 25 at 11:59pm. You may make edits to authors or presenters on existing abstracts only until December 3 by visiting the submission site and logging in using the log-in and password you created when you submitted your abstract. Click here to visit the submission site.
Applicants will be notified of session acceptance/rejection by the end of November. You are not required to register for the conference at the time you submit an abstract, but you must eventually register. The early registration deadline is December 9. Each person may submit up to two (2) abstracts.
Note: Edits may be made until October 25 2013 at 11:59pm Eastern time. After October 25, edits to the presenter and authors may be made until December 3, 2013 at 11:59. After December 3, no edits may be made to any part of the submission and the information will appear as submitted in the conference program.
Abstract Submission Requirements:
- Abstract Title (character limit: 150 including spaces)
- Session Category (see http://gulfofmexicoconference.org/program/scientific-sessions for a list of sessions)
- Abstract (character limit: 1500 including spaces)
- Author, Author Institution, City and Country (limit 50 Authors)
- Presentation Preference: Oral/Poster
- Student: Yes/No
- Keywords (up to three)
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