Abstract Submission: 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 and posters covering a wide range of topics.
To be considered for placement in the program, please
go to the link given below to connect to the abstract
submittal form. ABSTRACTS MUST BE RECEIVED VIA THE
WEB SITE ON OR BEFORE FEBRUARY 18, 2014. Membership
in AWRA is encouraged but is not a requirement for presentation.
All conference presenters are required to pay the appropriate
conference registration fee. conference
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.
Review: Soon after the February 18 deadline,
abstracts will be reviewed by the Technical 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. Abstracts
received after the deadline may not be accepted.
Notification of Acceptance/Placement: Acceptance
notification will be made via email to the PRESENTING
author by mid-March.
Cancellation Policy: Late cancellations and failures
to give scheduled presentations are disruptive and leave
gaps in the program that are distracting to all attendees.
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.
If cancellation is unavoidable, the presenter should notify
Patricia Reid by June 9, 2014 otherwise a fee will be
charged. The late cancellation/no show fees may be waived
on a case by case basis by contacting Patricia Reid
Before submitting your abstract, please have all the
following information with you:
- Name, title, employer affiliation, full mailing address,
email address, phone and fax numbers of the main contact
and the presenting author.
- Name, affiliation and email address of co-authors.
- Type of presentation: oral, poster, either. If you
are part of a special pre-arranged session or panel
you should have the Special Session Code from your session
organizer to input in the submittal form.
- 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.