WATOC 2008

Abstract Submission Deadlines

Abstract submissions have now closed.

Abstract Submission Summary Procedure

  1. You will need to register to enable abstract submission. This is a separate procedure from Congress registration.
    • Enter Abstract Submission System.
    • For initial submissions, go to "Click here" within the red box.
    • Enter your email address
    • Enter a password (case sensitive)
    • Enter the required contact details
    • Click Send.
  2. You will soon receive an email confirming your username (email address) and password, and containing three attached files called template.doc, instructions.doc and WATOC_Sample_Abstract.doc.
  3. Type your Title into the first box and your Abstract into the second box of the template.doc file, following the formatting instructions that are given.
    • Title: 14-point Arial with the first letter of important words capitalized.
    • Abstract: 12-point Arial.
    • Figures: Figures or equations may be included within the Abstract file.
    • References: ACS format. Endnote should not be used.
    DO NOT include author names and affiliations in the Template.
  4. Return to the Abstract submission section of the WATOC 2008 web site and attach your edited Abstract Template, using the Browse button if necessary. Tick other boxes as appropriate. Click the "Next" button.
  5. Add affiliation(s) and authors of the Abstract. Click the "Next" button.
  6. If you are a Plenary or Invited Lecturer, tick the appropriate box.
  7. We are still accepting abstracts for posters; remember that there will be prizes for the top posters!
  8. Specify the subject category of your presentation. If more than one category is suitable, select categories in order of suitability.
  9. Click "Finish"