Call for Abstracts
Deadline: May 10, 2012
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.
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
List of Session Topics
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
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;
Abstract Preparation and Formatting Instructions
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
EXAMPLES: INCORRECT: Smith_J, V-2.doc ||
should be no longer than ONE (1) page in length.
No graphs or
figures should be included in the abstract.
standard "letter" paper size (8.5" X 11"). Do NOT use A4
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.
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.
title flush left at the top of the page.
abstract title in upper and lower case, standard title
- EXAMPLE: New Techniques for Valuation of
appropriate formatting within titles: italics
(for scientific names), subscript (for
scientific formulas and superscript
(mathematic equations), etc.
senior author first and use Boldface for the name
of the presenting author.
author affiliations using superscript numeral references
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.)
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.
italics, underlining, superscripts and subscripts in
your main text as you want it to appear in your final
contact information for the presenting author at the
very end of the abstract as follows:
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,
and PROOF your abstract before you send it. Do not
forget to proof all author information as well.
(PDF format | MSWord format) [Note all abstracts should
be submitted in MSWord or RTF 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
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.
The deadline for
submission has passed.