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ABSTRACT SUBMISSON

Abstract Submission Starts 10 April 2017
Abstract Submission Deadline 05 January 2018
Notification of Abstract Acceptance 19 January 2018
Full Paper Submission Deadline 16 February 2018


Authors can submit abstracts for oral or poster presentation for the CIGR 2018. The final presentation type of the accepted abstract is under the discretion of congress scientific committee. All abstracts must be prepared in English only.

ABSTRACT SUBMISSION GUIDELINE

Online Abstract System Procedure

• Authors shall open an account on the online abstract system with a username and a password.
• Each presenter can present only one abstract.
• Please do not forget to authorize your abstract once submitted. Only authorized abstracts will be evaluated. Abstracts that are not authorized by the authors will not be submitted to referees.


Abstract Submission Rules

• Abstract shall not be longer than 400 words.
• Abstract title must be less than 10 words and express the researches essence.
• Name, last name, title, institution, city and contact details of authors shall be stated clearly.
• Presenting author shall be stated in the system.
• Abstract body shall not include any indication of the personal details of authors.
• Avoid reference to institution names, locations, or funding sources in the abstract.

Abstract (except for case reports) shall include the sections:

Scientific Merit as Reflected by the Abstract:

• Is it likely that the paper based on this Abstract will have the potential to expand the fundamental knowledge in its specific area?
• Is the Abstract scientifically sound?
• Does the Abstract reflect originality and ingenuity in its appropriate field?

Overall Quality and Content:

• Is the title clear and concise?
• Have appropriate keywords been selected?
• Is the Abstract well written and organized?
• Is the English clear and concise?

What constitutes a good Title?

A good title should:

• Identify (briefly) the subject
• Indicate the purpose of the study

The title should supply enough information for a reader to make a reliable decision on probable interest. A short informative title is preferred over a long obtuse one. Titles should not exceed 10 words, except in unusual instances.

What constitutes a good Abstract?

The purpose of an Abstract is to provide a clear and concise summary of the information presented in an article. The basic organization of an Abstract includes a topic sentence or hypothesis (rationale) of the work, a brief description of the methods, a summary of the results, and a conclusion. Literature citations and references to tables, figures, or equations should be placed in the body of the paper to be submitted later.

The topic sentence states the purpose of the research. What was studied? What hypothesis was tested?

A brief description of the methods should give the reader an idea of the general approach used by the researcher. What kinds of subjects were used? How were the control and experimental groups treated? Two or three sentences are usually enough; anyone who wants to repeat the research will go to the main article for full details on the procedure. The abstract should contain only enough about methodology to provide a context for the results, which are presented later.

A summary of the results should include the major trends. The goal of the Abstract is to state only the most important results of the study. Data may be given to emphasize the results; group size, p-values, or other statistical results should be provided in summary form.

A concise statement of the conclusions that can be drawn from the study completes the Abstract. Results should not be restated here. The researcher may wish to place the work in perspective by stating whether the report confirms or extends the findings of previous researchers.

A researcher preparing an Abstract should think:

1. This is what we studied.
2. This is how we did it.
3. This is what we learned.
4. This is what it means.

Guidelines for Keywords:

A list of not more than seven keywords or phrases should be included with your abstract (all lower case except proper nouns)

Evaluation of Abstract:

Reviewers will evaluate Abstracts based on the above criteria and will make one of the following recommendations. Authors will be notified no later than January 19th, 2018. Full papers must be submitted latest by February 16th, 2018. Authors must register and pay the Congress fees in order to be included in the program.

---Present this full paper orally at the Congress

---Present the information in the Abstract as a poster

---Reject

• Abstracts of the unfinished researches will not be evaluated.
• No tables, charts or graphics shall be included in the abstracts.
• Abstracts shouldn’t prepared like a presentation type which has already submitted.
• The abstract has not been submitted and accepted at another national or international scientific meeting.

Acceptance Announcement

• Abstract acceptance letters will be sent by January 19th, 2018.
• Abstract acceptance letters will be sent to the submitting authors' contact e-mail address in the system.
• All accepted abstracts will be highlighted in the system and authors will be able to monitor the actual situation of their abstracts.
• At least one of the authors of each accepted abstract shall register before February 16th, 2018, in order to include their abstract in the final scientific program.

Abstract Subjects

Land and Water
Structures and Environment
Plant Production
Energy in Agriculture
System Management
Bioprocesses
Information Technology
Workshop on Image Analysis and Spectroscopy in Agriculture

Poster Format: 

Size of posters; portrait format 90 cm (height) x 70 cm (width) to be mounted with pins/tacks

Oral Presentation:

Fifteen minute verbal presentation on a topic of your choice followed by a two minutes discussion. Only a single screen multi-media projector will be available for free communications.

Please note that;

You may not present a previously published or presented work. 
The official language of the meeting is English and all communications must be done in English. 
No commercial products or techniques will be permitted

Please do not hesitate to contact cigr2018@k2-events.com for further information.