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15th International Conference on Chemical Signals in Vertebrates (CSiV 2020)

Authors' guidelines

For Poster, Oral sessions and Symposia

Rescheduled
  • Engagement: submission of an abstract implies the engagement of at least one author to register, attend the conference, and present orally or as a poster.
  • Co-authors: The presenting and submitting first authors are responsible to ensure that all co-authors have given their consent to be listed on the submitted version of the abstract.
  • Medium: All abstracts are submitted through the online submission system (do not fax, mail or email your abstract).
  • Language: All abstracts are submitted in English.
  • Revisions: No revisions can be made after the abstract submission deadline.
  • Transparency: All chemical compounds, and materials should be identified both in the abstract and during the meeting. Abstracts reporting studies with chemically unidentified chemical compounds will not be accepted.
  • Finalisation and communication: Please, be sure to complete all requested fields. Check also that your email address is correct as all confirmations and schedule notifications will be sent to the submitting author by email.
  • Publication: Information is published as submitted, so please carefully check your spelling (names and email addresses). Submission of an abstract means permission to post it on the 15th CSiV conference site and to publish it in the Abstract book. It also opens the possibility to publish an extended version of the related research in Chemical Signals in Vertebrates Volume 15, the proceedings volume collecting works presented at the meeting.

Symposia proposals - deadline May 1st, 2020

Symposia proposals can be submitted to the Scientific Board by sending an email to CSiV2020@inrae.fr.

Symposia will represent the major way for oral presentations, communicating syntheses of broad interest, highlighting newly emerging areas of chemocommunication, or introducing new ideas and methodologies to assess production, emission and nature of semiochemicals, and to quantify behavioral and/or physiological responses.

Depending on the quality of the submitted proposals, up to 7 symposia will be included in the program. We encourage a balanced geographical origin of participants, and inclusion of senior and junior speakers of both genders.

Typical Symposium Format:
  • Symposia will follow standard formats lasting either 90 min (10 min introduction + 4x20-min slots) or 120 min (4x30-min or 6x20-min slots)
  • They include a chair person and typically have 4 to 6 speakers.
  • The proposal should be composed of the following information:
    • Symposium Title
    • Names and affiliations of the symposium chair(s).
    • Title and short synopsis of the symposium theme (max. 10 lines).
    • Names, affiliations and talk titles for the confirmed speakers.
  • The participation of all speakers must be confirmed prior to the submission of the proposal, sent by email to CSiV2020@inrae.fr  before May 1st, 2020.
Acceptance
  • Symposia chair(s) will be notified of the Scientific Committee's decision by May 15, 2020.
  • After acceptance, separate abstract submission will be required for all chairs and authors through the online form (see below).

Abstract formatting

  • Format:
    • Length: maximum of 300 words (without title, author names, and affiliations).
    • Title: maximum of 25 words. Only the first word is in capital letter.
    • Authors: Only capitalize the first letter of Author’s names and forenames initials.
    • Main text: structured in context-objectives of the study, animal models and methods used, main results, conclusions. If applicable, one figure, 1-2 bibliographic references (APA formatting) and sources of funding can be reported.
  • Oral/Poster: indicate your preference for oral or poster presentation. Please, remind that there is only limited space for oral presentations. In the event that an abstract is not selected for oral presentation, it will be elected for poster presentation. Abstracts noted with a preference for poster presentation will not be considered for oral presentation. Deadline for Oral/Poster abstract submission is May 1, 2020.
  • Session: Choose the adequate session type according to the nature of your presentation (Symposium, Open oral session, Poster).
  • Keywords: indicate 3 to 5 keywords along with your abstract.

 

Poster formatting

Posters will hang during the entire meeting to foster multiple possibilities for discussions and poster sessions are scheduled (see Programme).

  • Format: The posters should be formatted in A0 size (84,1 x 118,9 cm) and in portrait form. Posters fixation is available on site.
  • Presentation: An effective poster balances figures and texts and is not a page-by-page printout of a journal paper or a slide show. Minimize narrative.

Logo of the 15th CSiV conference

Please include the logo of the 15th CSiV in all your presentations.

It is available below on white background to be used on dark backgrounds, and transparent background for lighter backgrounds.

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