Women in Astronomy IV Poster Abstract Preparation and Submission Instructions
Submission deadline: May 9th, 2017, 11:59 pm EST
Posters are the only type of contributed presentation permitted.
Possible topics include, but are not limited to: astronomical research results; research results relevant to women in science; enhancing participation in science, engineering, and mathematics by women and underrepresented groups; workplace climate; and programs, policies and approaches that are effective at your institution.
● Presenters must be listed as an author on the poster. ● All abstracts must be submitted through the online system.● You may submit abstracts for any number of posters, but poster space may be limited, so we do not guarantee that all posters will be selected for presentation.● A separate abstract must be submitted for each poster.
Abstracts must be submitted through the online system. The submitting author will be notified once the final list of posters has been determined. Abstract Form Details: ● The abstract must be complete and submitted by the deadline, May 9, 2017, at 11:59 PM ET.● Create an account using your email address and a password of your choice.● Enter your name, institution, and abstract title and choose a topic category from the following list:
o Science Research (SR)o Career Choice and Work-life Balance (CC)o Workplace Climate, including harassment (WC)o Diversity, Disability, and LGBT+ Issues (DDL)o Social Science Research, e.g. implicit bias (SSR)o Equity in Competitive Resource Allocation (CRA)o Programs for Success: What is Working (PS)o Other (OT)
● Upload either a .pdf or Word document ONLY of your abstract complete with author, institution, co-authors, co-author institution, topic, title, and abstract body. It must fit on one page. Please refer to our Abstract Template for layout specifics. The only acceptable forms for your abstract are .pdf and .docx despite what the submission form indicates.● All submissions should be titled as follows:
Presenter First Initial and Last Name_Abbreviated Title_Poster Topic Code_Version_number
For example if:
Author = Susan SmithTitle = New Results from My Research with the TelescopeTopic = Science Research (SR)Version = 1Abstract file name becomes: SSmith_New Results_SR_1.pdf
● You may upload an edited or new version of your abstract before the deadline, if desired. To change an abstract, log back into your submission account (http://www.cvent.com/c/abstracts/25a86ca6-eb54-43e7-b150-fbafff03c1ff) click “My Submissions” and choose the “Edit Submission” Action. After uploading the new version, please delete the old version to avoid confusion.
These are the standard AAS guidelines for posters. ● Your presentation should fit within the 44 in. X 44 in. area.● Poster abstracts will be sorted by topic.● Posters may be set up starting at 8:00 am on Friday and must be removed by the end of the meeting. Posters left up will be recycled. Tips ● When preparing your poster, remember to use bold graphs, photographs, figures, and tables. Include a title and the names of authors in large type. Text should be large enough to be legible from a distance of three to four feet, approximately 20 point font or larger. Keep the poster simple and easy to read. ● There is a good article on preparing an eye-catching poster at www.naturejobs.com, Presentations: Billboard Science. ● Consider including a picture of yourself with your poster.
The meeting and abstract schedule are published in various formats. ● Paper Program:
No paper copies of the program will be available at the meeting.
However, we do plan to post, near the registration desk, a large poster
with a list of titles.● Online: PDF of abstracts: available one week prior to the meeting and includes full abstract text
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