About the Call for Abstracts

The 2018 Scientific Program Committee is seeking abstracts for a variety of presentation formats for the 2018 CALAS/ACSAL Symposium in Quebec City, QC  May 5-8, 2018.   You are invited to submit an abstract of your published or unpublished research or clinical case presentations, new solutions for management/ husbandry problems or presentations related to our theme:  Learning to Live Together Human-animal interactions: myths, impacts and perspectives

Abstracts may be submitted in English or French and if accepted will be presented in the language of submission. CALAS/ACSAL members in good standing could be eligible for a variety of awards.


Presentation Formats

Poster Presentations:  Posters will be on display from Sunday, May 6th - Tuesday, May 8th in the exhibit area. Poster boards and velcro/pins are provided, the surface area is either 4' x 4' (half board) or 4' x 8' (full board) - to be determined on acceptance of presentation.   CALAS/ACSAL Members who present a Poster qualify for the Shepherd Specialty Papers Poster Display Award.

Talking Posters:  Talking posters will be presented Sunday, May 6th.  A poster board will be available in the presentation room, posters will be put up and presenters will have 15 minutes to discuss the content, including audience questions.  Following the talking poster presentations, all posters will remain on display in the exhibit area until Tuesday, May 8th.  CALAS/ACSAL Members who present a Talking Poster qualify for the Animal Care Systems Talking Poster Award.  

Oral Presentations:  Oral Presentations are 15, 30 or 45 minutes, including time for Q & A, they will take place on May 7th & 8th as scheduled by the Scientific Chair.  

Key Dates

Oral Presentations or Talking Poster Presentations

Monday, January 15th, 2018 - Deadline to submit abstracts

Thursday, February 1st, 2018 - Notification by the Scientific Chair

Poster Presentations

Monday, February 12th, 2018 - Deadline to submit Poster abstracts

Wednesday, February 28th, 2018 - Notification by Scientific Chair

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