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Abstract Submission
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Abstract Submission Instructions

If you would like to submit an abstract for the upcoming conference, "," please read the information below carefully.

There are opportunities for oral presentations and poster sessions during the conference. If you wish to speak or present a poster it is mandatory you submit an abstract. Abstracts should be no longer than 500 words, including references and footnotes, and may only include one graphic, either in .jpg or .gif format. The size of the graphic should be no larger than 400x400 pixels, and will be displayed at 72 dpi.

Please be advised that any abstract not in the acceptable format will be returned without being considered.


Deadlines: Late Abstract Submissions Due
Acceptance Notices Sent
Conference Registration Due for Accepted Abstracts


Accepted abstracts that are registered for the conference will be available on Foresight's web site at www.foresight.org. If your abstract has been accepted, it is mandatory that you formally register to attend the conference in order to participate.

Some items of note when completing this form:

  1. Please fill out this form in its entirety.
  2. Information included in this form will be imported directly to our web site and be published in our printed program.
  3. Use plain ASCII text, utilizing both upper and lower case letters, as the program will be printed directly from your submission.
  4. Foresight will NOT proofread your submission. Text will be printed as received. If English is not your primary language, please arrange for someone to proofread your abstract.

If you should have any questions or concerns, please contact Foresight at either foresight@foresight.org, or + 1 650-289-0860.


Beginning of Abstract Submission Form

Please fill out the form completely. Enter "Not applicable" or "N/A" if appropriate. All fields are required except the graphic upload and comment fields. Before filling out the form, please read information on abstracts of Conference presentations.

LIST ALL AUTHORS:

Enter the names of all authors and affiliations in the order you wish them to appear on the web and in the printed program using both upper & lower case characters. Please enter the author names and affiliations in the following format: Last name 1, first name 1, affiliation 1; Last name 2, first name 2, affiliation 2; etc. On the web and in the abstract book, listings of abstracts will be alphabetized according to the last name of the first author.



CONTACT INFORMATION

Each abstract MUST include 2 contact phone numbers and email addresses. If you are the only author on the paper please include an admin or someone in your department. If this is a problem, email foresight@foresight.org

Please complete the information for the following categories. (See definitions below)
Contact Person
Presenting Author
Corresponding Author

* indicates required field.

I. Contact Person: Person whom Foresight may contact if there are questions concerning the abstract submission. The contact person does not have to be an author. If the contact person is not an author, this person will not be listed on the web or in the abstract booklet. If the contact person is an author, this role will not be denoted in the listing of authors.


II. Presenting Author: Person who will present the oral presentation or present at the poster session. On the web and in the abstract book, the presenting author will be designated in the listing of authors by either italics or underlining.


III. Corresponding Author: Person whom readers may contact about the abstract research. On the web and in the abstract book, the corresponding author will be designated in the listing of authors by an asterisk. No contact information will be provided in the abstract book. On the web, only the contact information of the corresponding author will be given.


The body of the abstract should be no less than 300 and no more than 500 words including references and footnotes. Each abstract may include only one illustration, in jpg or gif format, no larger than 400 x 400 pixels. If the abstract includes a graphic, please use the upload field below to upload it together with your abstract submission.

Abstract Title:* Should be 12 words or less and should use both upper and lower case letters.

Abstract:*

Talk/Poster Preference*

If your abstract is accepted for an Oral presentation, please provide Foresight with a PDF file of your PowerPoint presentation that will be placed on the conference website after the conference. Accepted Poster Presentations may also be submitted in a PDF file for placement on the conference website. In order to place your presentation on our web site, permission from you is required. Please indicate as outlined below:

YES, I give Foresight permission to post my presentation on the conference website.
NO, I do not give Foresight permission to post my presentation on the conference website.

To upload a JPG or GIF file (no larger than 400 x 400 pixels) to illustrate your abstract, select the filename below:
 

If you wish to submit formatted text or use special characters, send a PDF of your abstract as an email attachment to webmaster@foresight.org. The title of your email should be "Supplementary PDF for Conference Abstract". The main body of your email must list all of the authors of your abstract and the title of the abstract, exactly as given in this form. Note that the PDF is in addition to, NOT instead of, the ASCII abstract submitted with this form. The PDF will be available by link from the web page used by the Conference committee to review submitted abstracts, and from the permanent public web page of all approved abstracts. The PDF will NOT be included in the abstract booklet distributed to Conference attendees.


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If you have problems, please contact webmaster@foresight.org or foresight@foresight.org.

Conference rooms will be set up with LCD projectors and screens. VCRs, TVs, slide projectors, and laptops (PCs) are very expensive and will be considered on a case-by-case basis. NOTE: Foresight DOES NOT PROVIDE PCs IN THE SESSION ROOMS. Please contact Marcia Seidler marcia@foresight.org by September 1 with requests. POSTER sessions will consist of display boards approximately 4’ x 4’ There will be limited provision for electricity and no A/V capability at the poster session.

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