Oral and Poster

Abstract submission should be made preferably online not later than 30 April, 2009. In exceptional cases we accept abstract submissions by mail. In order to be able to process them, abstracts by mail should arrive on 31 March, 2009 as latest. Acceptance e-mails will be sent before 15 May, 2009. Submission of abstracts implies that IAGA has permission to reproduce it in programmes and reports related to the Assembly. According to our estimations, at the 11th IAGA Scientific Assembly about 600 oral and 600 posters will be presented. Authors in the oral sessions should prepare for 15 min long oral talks.

Submission information

The abstracts should be prepared in the following format:

  1. ABSTRACT TITLE IN CAPITAL LETTERS, and leave a blank line after this line
  2. Name(s) of Author(s): Left Justified, the First Name and the Last (Family) Name of the Author. WHO WILL PRESENT THE PAPER should be in capital letters.
  3. Affiliation(s) of the Author(s). In case of multiple affiliations, the number that corresponds to the proper affiliation should be shown after each name. Leave a blank line after the last affiliation.
  4. Text of Abstract: left justified, do not indent paragraphs, single line spacing, about 200–300 (max. 360) words in English or French. Below the abstract leave a blank line.
  5. Please provide the following information:


  1. Symposium code
  2. Symposium title
  3. Keywords (1–3)
  4. Name and coordinates of the corresponding author
  5. Type of presentation preferred (O for oral, P for poster, OP if the first preference is oral, but the poster presentation is also acceptable)
  6. Equipment requested for presentation (PC for PC+digital projector, OH for overhead projector. Indicate any special request.)
  7. Student paper: if a student author is presenting the paper, indicate YES
  8. Are you applying for a grant? YES or NO after the name of each co-author
  9. Message to Convener (if any)

The requested abstract format is a Word document (.doc)

Simple fonts (Times New Roman) and 12 letter size, and left-justification are recommended.

Sample abstract is available here