Call for Abstracts

Submission Deadline has Passed

All individuals working in Everglades' ecosystem restoration are invited to submit an abstract for consideration as an oral or poster presentation describing their efforts, science, projects, and results. Abstracts may be submitted for oral or poster presentation and will be published electronically in the book of abstracts.

During the abstract submission process, you will be asked to identify the most applicable topic for your abstract. Abstract submissions are not limited to topical areas outlined for the conference as we want to capture all emerging topics and new ideas critical to Everglade’s restoration. View Potential Presentation Topics »

Presentation Options


Talks will be presented during sessions held throughout the day at the symposium. Speakers will be allotted 15 minutes which includes time for questions by the audience.


Present your poster during one of two poster session social. You will also be asked to submit a PDF of your Poster for attendee viewing on the virtual platform.

  • All presentations will be delivered by in-person attendees. There are no remote presentation options.
  • There is no interactive component with presenters via the virtual platform.

Abstract Preparation & Submission Guidelines:

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. Registration by March 3 is required to participate and make a presentation.

General Guidelines:
  • To allow as many people as possible to give an oral presentation, authors are limited to giving a maximum of one talk, however, you may also present one poster, for a maximum of two abstract submissions per person.
  • Presentations should be of original research, which has been substantially completed, but which has not yet been published as a full paper in a scientific journal.
  • Oral presentations are allotted 15 minutes which includes 3 minutes for questions.
  • Posters will be presented throughout the conference in the Poster Hall. There are two formal poster sessions scheduled during the conference.
  • Indicate your preference for oral or poster presentation when submitting the abstract.
  • Proof your abstract carefully and obtain applicable approvals prior to submission.
  • View the Key Dates & Deadlines »
Registration Required to Present

All presenters (oral and poster) are required to register and pay the applicable fee by Friday, March 3, 2023, to attend and present at the conference. If not registered by Friday, March 3, 2023, your abstract will not be published and will be removed from the program.

Abstract Submission Fee

A fee of $25.00 per abstract is charged at the time of submission. This fee must be paid by credit card so have your credit card handy before you begin the abstract submission process. The fee is non-refundable.

Submission Confirmation

After completing the online submission form, a confirmation is instantly emailed to you confirming transmission of the abstract. If you don't receive this email, we did not receive your abstract.

*Don't see the confirmation email in your inbox? Check your spam folder.

Registration Fees

We will announce confirmed registration fees early January. Until then, the estimated registration fees for preliminary planning and budgeting purposes are $595 for government and non-profit registrants, $645 for commercial and industry attendees, and $395 for students. One-day fees are not available.

Abstract Submission Contacts

Beth Miller-Tipton, GEER Conference Coordinator,

Nick Aumen, GEER Conference Chair,