XIIth Congress of the
International Society of Bone Morphometry

October 16-19, 2012

Sheraton Minneapolis West, Minneapolis, Minnesota 


Call for Abstracts
Submission Deadline: May 10, 2012

All individuals interested in presenting at the XIIth Congress of the International Society of Bone Morphometry are strongly encouraged to submit an abstract for oral or poster presentation. All abstracts approved for presentation will be published in the conference book of abstracts.

Session Topics

Below is a list of Session Topics to be featured at the conference. When filling out the online abstract submittal form, you will be asked to identify which topic is relevant to your submission. BEFORE going online to submit an abstract, review the list below and confirm which applies to your submission(s).

List of Session Topics

  • Osteoporosis: Pathogenetic Mechanisms

  • Osteoporosis: Treatments

  • Bone Implants/Dental Disorders

  • Bone Cancer

  • Bone Fracture Repair

  • Bone Biomechanics

  • Bone Imaging

  • Other Bone/Cartilage Disorders: Mechanisms and Treatments

SUBMISSION DEADLINE: If you wish to make an oral or poster presentation, please submit an abstract no later than May 10, 2012. Abstracts MUST be submitted ONLINE via this web site. Do NOT email your file as an attachment to the organizers or it will not be included in the review and scheduling process.

The Abstract Submission Process Consists of Completing THREE Consecutive Steps:

Step 1. Review and Follow Abstract Preparation and Submission Instructions

Step 2. Submit Presenter Profile Information and Upload Abstract File

Step 3. Print Abstract Submittal Confirmation Form

After you have successfully completed the first three steps, a confirmation form will be generated confirming receipt of your abstract. Please print and keep a copy of this form on file for your records.

If you do not receive a confirmation form, the submission did not go through. For questions or to verify the status of your abstract contact: Holly Paszko, Tel: 1-352-392-5930; Email: hpaszko@ufl.edu 

Abstract Preparation and Formatting Instructions

  • Abstracts should ONLY be submitted as either a Microsoft Word or a Rich Text Format file

  • Files must be named with ONLY letters or numbers, or combinations thereof. Symbols (dashes, etc.), spaces or commas will not properly transmit. Do NOT use a space in your abstract file name or it will NOT transmit.
    EXAMPLES: INCORRECT: Smith_J, V-2.doc || CORRECT: SmithJR2.doc

  • Abstracts should be no longer than ONE (1) page in length.

  • No graphs or figures should be included in the abstract.

  • Use standard "letter" paper size (8.5" X 11"). Do NOT use A4 paper size.

  • Set margins at 1", top, bottom and sides.

  • Use a sans serif font, preferably Verdana. If Verdana is not available, use Arial. Set font size to 10 points. Abstracts submitted with font size less than 10 points will not be accepted.

  • The title should be short, yet accurately reflect the abstract and later presentation. Attempt to limit the title to one line. The title is a descriptive label, not a sentence.

  • Type abstract title flush left at the top of the page.

  • Type abstract title in upper and lower case, standard title format.
    - EXAMPLE:
    New Techniques for Valuation of Ecosystem Services

  • Use appropriate formatting within titles: italics (for scientific names), subscript (for scientific formulas and superscript (mathematic equations), etc.

  • List the senior author first and use Boldface for the name of the presenting author.

  • Identify author affiliations using superscript numeral references SEE SAMPLE:

  • Do not include professional titles of the authors. Include ONLY the affiliation name, city, state and country in abstract listing. (DO NOT include full mailing address at the top of the abstract.)

  • Including title, author, text, and contact information, abstracts should be approximately 250-500 words, at most ONE page in length and should not exceed the space outlined by the one-inch margins.

  • Type the body of the abstract single spaced without indents or tabs. DOUBLE SPACE BETWEEN PARAGRAPHS.

  • Apply bolding, italics, underlining, superscripts and subscripts in your main text as you want it to appear in your final abstract.

  • Include full contact information for the presenting author at the very end of the abstract as follows:

  • Contact Information: J. Mark Genesis, Soil & Water Science Department, University of Florida/IFAS,
    000 Mowry Road, Gainesville, FL 32611 USA, Phone: 000-555-5555; Fax: 000-555-5000,
    Email: sscientist@emailaddress.net

  • PROOF, proof and PROOF your abstract before you send it. Do not forget to proof all author information as well.
    Sample Abstract:
    (PDF format | MSWord format) [Note all abstracts should be submitted in MSWord or RTF format.]

Sample Abstract:
(PDF format | MSWord format) [Note all abstracts should be submitted in MSWord or RTF format.]


         When submitting an abstract, indicate the name and contact information of the actual speaker when completing the online form, not a co-author or assistant. Indicate the speakerís email address; not that of an assistant.

         Do NOT use one personís name to submit multiple abstracts. Indicate only the speakerís information/email address.

         Do NOT email your file as an attachment to the organizers or it will not be included in the review and scheduling process.

         Review the list of conference topics before submitting your abstract because you will be asked to select the applicable topic when filling out the online abstract submission form.

         If you were personally contacted and asked to submit a presentation for a specific topical session, be sure to select that session from the topical list when completing the online form.

         Before you begin the online submission process, make sure the abstract file is not already open on your computer.

         If you did NOT receive a fully detailed Submission Confirmation, we did NOT receive your abstract.

         Abstracts must be submitted by May 10. This deadline will not be extended. Sorry. No Exceptions.


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