Call for Posters!
We welcome abstracts for the poster session that describe methods and strategies for addressing uncertainty in meeting aquatic ecosystem objectives in instream flow needs assessments. Posters that highlight projects that integrate ecological, legal, and social aspects as part of comprehensive water management efforts are of particular interest as are examples of holistic methods for defining, developing, and implementing instream flow protections and probability modeling efforts to manage uncertainty in water management decisions. We also welcome abstracts for projects that integrate new habitat quantification methods with historic flow analyses. Other potential poster topics include novel tools for evaluating flow needs and/or applications that use widely recognized environmental flow assessment tools in a new way.
The deadline for abstract submissions is January 30, 2015. Abstracts should be submitted using the form below. A maximum of 30 abstracts will be selected for poster presentations at the workshop. If the poster allocation has not been filled by January 30, the deadline will be extended and abstracts accepted on a first-come-first-served basis until the poster allocation is filled. A notice will be posted when all poster spaces are filled.
Applicants will be notified of acceptance shortly after the January 30 deadline. Applicants submitting abstracts after the deadline will be notified within two weeks of the submission. Details of accepted posters will be posted here shortly after acceptance. Presenters will be asked to be at their posters during the designated poster presentation session.
Poster format guidelines:
- Posters should be no larger than 48” in height or width.
- Materials for hanging your poster will be provided.
- The poster must cover material from your accepted abstract.
- The title of the paper should be prominently displayed at the top of the poster.
- Author’s names and contact information should be displayed beneath the title.
- Figures should be legible at a distance of 2 meters.
- Figure captions should be at least 24-point font.
- Section headers should be at least 36-point font.
- Organize the presentation so it is clear, orderly, and self-explanatory.
- Avoid using too much text.
- Posters should include a “Background”, “Methods”, “Results”, and “Conclusions” Section.
Any questions regarding the poster session should be directed to Mike Robertson.
Poster abstract submission form:
Please enter the information requested below to submit a poster abstract for FLOW 2015. Provide the names and affiliations for the authors as you would like them to appear in the workshop program. The abstract should succinctly describe the project and significant outcomes and be limited to 250 words or less. The information entered into the boxes cannot be edited once submitted so create the text in a word processor and and cut and paste in the appropriate fields to ensure you have a copy of the submission.
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