Call for Papers

Oral Presentations & Posters

Submissions will have a strong link to the theme: Creative Conservation Strategies for 21st Century Challenges.

Abstract submissions for peer-reviewed manuscripts, symposia, general oral presentations will be based on 20 minute presentation that includes time for the presentation and questions. All oral presenters are expected to deliver PowerPoint presentations. Abstract submittals must include the title, author name(s) and affiliation(s), and the abstract (limited to 250 words).

Submitting a proposal: Submissions for oral and poster presentations will be collected online only. 

Presentations from the Law Enforcement, Legal, IT/Licensing, Administration & Business, and Marketing, R3 & Communications disciplines are highly encouraged for submission in addition to the Fisheries and Wildlife technical sessions to demonstrate that strong integration and collaboration across disciplines leads to improved conservation outcomes.

IMPORTANT DATES:

  • Regular call for presentations opens: March 28, 2017.

  • Deadline to submit all abstracts (individual speakers within a symposium, general oral, posters, and peer reviewed papers): June 15, 2017

  • Notifications of acceptance will be sent in early August, and the schedule will be posted online in mid-August.

  • Early-bird pricing registration deadline: September 1, 2017. This is also the deadline for all presenters to register. 

Peer-Reviewed Manuscripts

When the SEAFWA Journal was created in 2013, some new procedures were created relative to publishing of peer-reviewed manuscripts and their abstracts and the abstracts for oral presentations and posters. Peer-reviewed manuscripts and their abstracts will be published in the Journal. Abstracts for the peer-reviewed manuscripts, oral presentations and posters will be published in the Proceedings. Review the manuscript submission guide to authors.

Note: authors submitting peer-reviewed manuscripts for consideration will be expected to also serve as manuscript reviewers.

Abstracts will be collected online through the general call for presentations. Manuscripts and questions regarding abstracts and manuscripts for peer-review should be directed to:

WILDLIFE

Mark Ford
Associate Professor and Unit Leader
Virginia Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit
Department of Fish and Wildlife Conservation
Virginia Tech
Email: wmford@vt.edu
Phone:  (540) 231-5927


FISHERIES
Dr. Steve Sammons
Research Fellow IV
School of Fisheries, Aquaculture, and Aquatic Science
Auburn University
203 Swingle Hall
Auburn, Alabama 36849
334-844-4159
sammosm@auburn.edu

IMPORTANT DATES:
Please note there are two parts to this type of submission.

  • Regular call for presentations opens: March 28, 2017.

  • Deadline to submit all abstracts (individual speakers within a symposium, general oral, posters, and peer reviewed papers): June 15, 2017.

  • Deadline to submit peer-reviewed manuscriptsJune 30, 2017.

  • Notifications of acceptance will be sent in early August, and the schedule will be posted online in mid-August.

  • Early-bird pricing registration deadline: September 1, 2017. This is also the deadline for all presenters to register.