Abstracts should be concisely written and be submitted as follows:
Authors are required to upload the manuscript as Microsoft Word file (.doc or .docx).
Abstracts cannot be longer than 1 pages including text, tables, and figures.
Page set up: Margins – Top 1 inch, left 1 inch, right 3/4 inch, bottom 1 inch'
The abstract should include title, authors, affiliation and text, in that order.
Title: bold, lower case 12-point font, Arial, centered. Start only first word with upper case and avoid the use of a dot at the end of the abstract title (leave a free line between title and authors).
Authors: [First name] [Last name] (Ellen Grefsrud, Julie Maguire), 12- point font, Arial, aligned left, (leave a free line between authors and affiliation). Presenting author in bold.
Affiliation: italic, upper and lower case 10-point font, Arial, aligned left.
Single spaced format, justified, 12-point font, Arial (leave a blank line between authoŕs affiliation and text).
Double space between paragraphs.
Insert Greek letters as Symbol fonts.
Figures and tables will only be printed in grey scale, be sure that all features are clearly legible, high resolution.
All abstracts should be written in English. The Abstract File Name must contain your first and last name as in the following example: "Julie_Maguire_Abstract.doc" Your abstract will be reviewed by the Organizing Committee and you will be informed about the acceptance of it shortly after submission.
Many thanks for your interest in submitting, we look forward to reading your abstract and seeing you in Portland!