Call for Abstracts

Submission Deadline: November 5, 2021

The 8th International Greenhouse Gas and Animal Agriculture Conference (GGAA) invites researchers and scientists from academia, industry, and government to submit an abstract for consideration as an oral or poster presentation on topics related to greenhouse gas emissions in animal systems and soil systems. The meeting aims to present the latest research on the mitigation of greenhouse gases, measurement, and modeling, as well as to discuss on-farm practices and policies to address the challenges associated with agricultural practices and their impact on greenhouse gases.


Want to give a presentation but not sure you can attend? Check out these options!

Talks

Attend and give a talk in person -or- pre-record a video of your presentation through our virtual studio. The video of your talk will be played during the live session, and you will answer attendee questions by email.

Posters

You may attend and present a poster in person -or- submit a PDF of your poster for viewing on the virtual platform for on-demand viewing. In person poster presentations will not be live streamed.

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Still waiting on research results?

If you’re working on a research project and your data is not finalized yet, you can submit a preliminary abstract by the November 5 deadline, and provide an updated version later, which must be submitted by February 4. Please Note: Instructions how to provide a final abstract will be provided by a reviewer


Presenter Registration is Required

All presenters (oral and poster & in person and remote) are required to register and pay the applicable fee by Friday, March 4, 2022 to confirm participation. If not registered by that date, the abstract will not be published, and the presentation will be removed from the program.


Here are a few things you need to know about giving a talk or presenting a poster:

  • English is the official language of the conference and linguistic accuracy is the responsibility of the author.
  • Authors are limited to a maximum of one talk, however, you may present multiple posters, 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.
  • Authors can indicate their preference for oral or poster presentation.
    • Oral presentations are allotted 15 minutes which includes 3 minutes for questions.
    • Posters will be on display throughout the conference and there are two formal poster sessions.

Abstract Specifications

  • Use this template to create a perfectly formatted abstract.
  • Proofread your abstract carefully and obtain applicable approvals prior to submission.
  • Abstracts should be concise and made up of short sentences, without paragraphs, bibliographical citations, and abbreviations.
  • Abstracts should contain the objective, synthesis of methodology, results, and conclusions.
  • By Friday, November 5, 2021, upload your abstract as a Microsoft Word file via the online submission form or click the button below. (If your email address is incorrect, you will not receive a confirmation.)
  • Please Note: If this is a preliminary abstract and you are still working on a research project for which the data is not finalized, include your expected results. A final version of your abstract must be provided by Friday, February 4.

Status of Abstract Submission

Presenter notifications will be sent via email by December 21, 2021 letting submitters know the final status of their abstract, the approved presentation format (oral or poster), and the date of presentation. If you do not receive a presenter notification email by December 21, email bmt@ufl.edu right away.
Talks

All speakers will have 15-minutes which includes 3 minutes for Q&A. PowerPoint files are limited to 50 mb.

Posters

Posters will be on display throughout the conference and there will be two formal poster sessions. Detailed poster display specifications will be communicated in the presenter notification email.


Important Deadlines

  • Abstracts must be submitted online by Friday, November 5, 2021. Please Note: If you’re working on a research project and your data is not finalized yet, you may submit a preliminary abstract, and provide an updated abstract, which is due by Friday, February 4.
  • Presenter notifications will be sent via email by December 21, 2021 letting submitters know the final status of their abstract, the approved presentation format (oral or poster), and date of presentation. If you do not receive a presenter notification email by December 21, email bmt@ufl.edu right away.
  • Both in person and remote presenters must register and pay the full participation fee by Friday, March 4, 2022.
  • Remote speakers must use our virtual studio to pre-record their talk no later than Friday, May 13, 2022.
  • All poster presenters (in person and remote) must upload their poster PDF no later than Friday, May 13, 2022.

All deadlines will be strictly adhered to, so don’t delay, start preparing your abstract today.

If you do not receive an automatic email confirming receipt of your submission, check your spam folder. We will notify you about the status of your abstract by email by December 21, 2021. If you do not receive this notification or if you have any questions, contact Beth Miller-Tipton at bmt@ufl.edu.

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