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College of Forestry and Conservation

Call for Poster Abstracts

DEADLINE:  January 30, 2012
Decisions will be made by February 3, 2012.
Please email a summary or abstract of the your proposed presentation or poster (< 200 words) to rebecca.shoemaker@cfc.umt.edu.

The Workshop format will be varied. Session designs may include panel presentations, technique and/or technology demonstrations (indoors or outdoors), keynote speakers, and small group discussions. In addition, we will offer a poster sessions and provide opportunity and encouragement for registrants to view and discuss the posters.

The 4th International Human-Bear Conflicts Workshop will take place March 20-22, 2012 in Missoula, Montana.  A subcommittee will evaluate submissions and place them into the agenda as panel presentations, technique and/or technology demonstrations (indoors or outdoors), or keynote speakers.  
Your summary or abstract should be no longer than 200 words and should highlight your research, management, outreach or professional experience regarding human-bear conflicts.

Topics of interest include, but are not limited to:

Submission Guidelines:

  1. Email your abstract to rebecca.shoemaker@cfc.umt.edu
  2. Please include
    • Name of the Presenter(s) (this person/people will be named in the Workshop program)
    • Title of poster
    • Summary or abstract (< 200 words, Do not include figures or tables)
  3. Additional Information:
    • Accepted summaries and abstracts will be printed in the Workshop program and provided to conference participants and posted on the Workshop website.
    • Summaries and abstracts must be submitted and presented in English.
    • All presenter(s) must register and pay the appropriate conference registration fee. Advance registration (on or before February 21, 2012) is encouraged.
    • You may apply for a travel grant to assist you with travel costs.

Questions?
Questions about the conference program may be directed to the Agenda Subcommittee Coordinator, Colleen Matt at colleenamatt@gmail.com. For all other conference questions, please contact Kate Smith at kate.smith@cfc.umt.edu or (406) 243-4903.