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Abstract Preparation

The abstract page provides a brief summary of the proposed presentation. Abstracts are printed in the forum program. The abstract should be carefully prepared and proofread.  Abstracts should be informative and include:

1. Title of Presentation: must be 15 words or less (lower and upper case).

2. Presenter: This is the first author and should be the first name on the presenter line.  Indicate the name and the department.

3. Co-Presenter(s): Indicate the name.

4. Abstract: 75-100 words in a single paragraph using either Arial 10-point font or Times New Roman 12-point font.

Only students’ names should appear as presenters or co-presenters. Submit the abstract on the online application form and as a Microsoft Word attachment in an email to In the "Subject" line of your email, type SRF and your name. Include your presentation title, your name and your academic department in the body of your message.  Each copy MUST contain all of the information as described in the preparation guidelines.  INCOMPLETE APPLICATIONS WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED.

Presenter Instructions
Abstract Preparation
Poster Preparation Guidelines
Judging Criteria

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