Call for Abstracts

Abstract submission has closed.

However, if you still wish to present a poster, email Beth Miller-Tipton at bmt@ufl.edu to confirm if presentation space is available. If so, she will provide you with detailed abstract submission instructions at that time.

This international symposium provides a framework for scientists to share technical information on various topics related to coupled biogeochemical cycling of macro-elements and associated organic and inorganic contaminants. If you are working in the field of biogeochemistry, you are encouraged to submit an abstract for consideration as an oral or poster presentation and share your work at the symposium. Submissions will be grouped to form thematic sessions, so please review the topic list beforehand to determine the best topical fit for your work, as you will be asked to select a topic when uploading your abstract file.


Oral Presentations

To allow as many people as possible to give a talk, all authors are limited to giving a maximum of one oral presentation, however, you may present multiple posters if you wish.


Poster Presentations

Posters will be on display throughout the conference in the Poster & Sponsor Display Room. This is the primary gathering spot where morning, mid-day and afternoon refreshments are served. These networking functions maximize opportunities for discussion amongst poster presenters, attendees and sponsors.


Abstract Submission Fee

Abstracts must be submitted online. Please do not email them. A fee of $25.00 per abstract is charged at the time of submission and is to be paid by credit card, so have your card number handy before you begin the submission process. This fee is non-refundable. If later you choose to withdraw your abstract, this fee is not refunded.


Registration Required to Participate and Present

All speakers, poster presenters, session organizers and moderators are required to register and pay the applicable fee by Friday, February 14, 2020 to confirm participation. Visit the Registration Information page for details.


Follow these steps to prepare and submit an abstract:

  1. Use this template to create a perfectly formatted abstract.
  2. Proof your abstract carefully, and obtain applicable approvals prior to submission.
  3. Complete the online submission form linked below. (Watch for typos. If your email address is incorrect, you won’t receive a confirmation.)
  4. Upload your abstract file as a Microsoft Word file by midnight on Sunday, December 8, 2019.
Note: If you do not automatically receive the confirmation email in your inbox, check your junk folder. Sometimes servers will re-direct messages to this folder.

We will email you about the status of your abstract on Wednesday, January 8, 2020. If you do not receive this status notification, or if you have any questions, contact Beth Miller-Tipton at bmt@ufl.edu

Abstract submission has closed.

However, if you still wish to present a poster, email Beth Miller-Tipton at bmt@ufl.edu to confirm if presentation space is available. If so, she will provide you with detailed abstract submission instructions at that time.


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