Call for Papers
Members of the Wilson Ornithological Society, the Association of Field Ornithologists and guests are invited to contribute to the scientific sessions of the 2009 joint WOS/AFO meeting by presenting an oral paper or poster on any aspect of avian biology.
To apply for a place on the scientific program, regardless of affiliation, please submit an abstract to be received no later than 28 February 2009 to the Chair of the Scientific Program Committee, Dr. Robert C. Beason:
E-mail (preferred): Send abstract and other information as part of the body of a message or as a Word-file attachment; one abstract per message. Send an email.
Conventional mail: Robert C. Beason, WOS/AFO Scientific Program, P.O. Box 737, Sandusky, OH 44871, USA.
Contributions will be organized into sessions based on the scientific content of the abstract. The abstract should be no more than 250 words and should be in the format of the example below, which shows how to handle multi-authored papers and to identify those in competition for student awards (superscript “S” at the start of the abstract). Use an asterisk to indicate the author who will give the presentation.
How To Prepare A Perfect Abstract
SNeva Dunnit* and Major Professor, Department of Biology, Flicker College, Robin, NY 12345, and Ida Know, Wildlife Department, Univ. Birds, Birdsville, NH 01234.
Begin the abstract on the next line. Abstracts should summarize findings rather than methods. For multi-authored papers, put an asterisk (*) after the name of the person presenting the paper. Papers eligible for student awards should have an S (superscript “S”) at the beginning of the title (see example).
Below the abstract, provide the following information:
Note: Persons submitting abstracts should understand that to insure a place on the scientific program, presenting authors must also register for the conference, using the conference Registration page.