To be considered for placement in the program, please go
to the link given to the right to connect to the abstract
submittal form. ABSTRACTS MUST BE RECEIVED VIA THE WEB
SITE ON OR BEFORE May 10, 2013. Membership in AWRA is
encouraged but is not a requirement for presentation.
A processing fee of $25 will be charged for each abstract
submitted payable upon submission of the abstract. The fee
is non-refundable and will not be credited toward the cost
of the presenter's conference registration fee. Abstracts
are being sought for oral presentations, panels and posters
covering a wide range of topics.
Anyone interested in organizing a panel should contact Michael
or Brenda Bateman (email@example.com),
the Technical Program Co-Chairs, for more information.
Review of Abstracts and Notification of Acceptance
Soon after the May 10, 2013 deadline, abstracts will be reviewed
by the Program Committee for originality, technical merit,
currency, and relevance to the Conference topics. Authors'
suggestions for topic and format placement (oral, panel or
poster) will be considered, but the Committee will make the
final decision. The quality of the submitted abstract will
be viewed as an indication of the quality of the presentation.
Previous performance or failure to give timely notification
of cancellation at previous annual and specialty conferences
may influence the decision for acceptance. Abstracts received
after the deadline may not be considered or accepted.
Acceptance notification will be made via email to the corresponding
author by mid June 2013. Submitted and accepted abstracts
will be included in the online Conference Preliminary Program
and the online Conference Final Program (not the printed Final
Before submitting an abstract, authors should be confident
that they will attend the meeting and make the presentation.
If the presenter finds he/she can't attend then they should
attempt to find another person to make the presentation. Late
cancellations and failures to give scheduled presentations
are disruptive and leave gaps in the program that are distracting
to all attendees. If cancellation is unavoidable, the presenter
should notify Patricia Reid at firstname.lastname@example.org
by Oct. 1, 2013. Cancellations made after this date will be
assessed a cancellation fee.
Before submitting your abstract, please have all the following
information with you:
- Name, title, affiliation, full mailing address, email
address, phone and fax numbers of the main contact and the
- Name, affiliation and email address of co-authors.
- Type of presentation (oral, special pre-arranged session
- Abstract Title
- Abstract (500 words or less) NO GRAPHICS
- Credit card information for payment of abstract submittal
Note: Payment of the abstract fee must
be made, before abstract submission can be completed.