Tenth Annual Chapter Meeting – Call for Abstracts

 April 20 to April 22, 2018

Stevens Point, Wisconsin

We encourage the submission of abstracts for oral and poster presentations that are directly related to the meeting theme and our meeting goals, as well as abstracts involving any topic related to ecological restoration. Oral presentations will be scheduled in 20 minute segments within concurrent sessions that are tentatively scheduled for Friday afternoon or Saturday morning. The poster session is scheduled for Friday afternoon. The deadline for submission of abstracts is December 1, 2017.  Abstracts will be reviewed on a rolling basis and authors will be notified of acceptance status as soon as possible.

Abstracts need to be submitted via email to the following email address (mwgl.ser@gmail.com) with the author information and abstract attached as a Microsoft Word file (*.doc or *.docx) or Rich Text Format (*.rtf). The subject line of your email should read “MWGL SER 2018 Annual Meeting Abstract”.

Please follow the formatting guidelines listed below in preparation of your abstract. Abstracts that do not follow the required formatting guidelines will be rejected.

  1. Format for author, title, and affiliation information: Use Times New Roman font with a font size of 12. List all authors and indicate the person who will be presenting with an * following their name. Provide abbreviated contact information for each author containing the affiliated institution, city, and state.  Download the abstract format example for more details.
  2. Format for text of abstracts: The text of the abstract begins two line spaces below the author, title, and contact information. Use Times New Roman font with a font size of 12. The abstract must be single spaced and aligned left with no indentations. Maximum word limit for text of abstract is 300 words. An abstract is a single paragraph summary of your entire talk in 300 words or less. It is not an outline of your presentation.  It should be concise and to the
  3. Type of presentation: In the line that is two line spaces below the end of the abstract indicate if the abstract is for an oral or poster presentation and if the abstract is a student presentation. We will do our best to accommodate presentation preferences, but we may request you give a poster presentation instead of an oral presentation if we receive a large number of oral presentation
  4. Student award information: Students who would like their presentation to be considered for Best Student Oral Presentation or Best Student Poster Award will need to indicate this in the text of their submission email in order to be included in the judging process.

Download the Call for Abstracts (52 kb)

Download the Abstract Format Example (14 kb)