Guidelines for Abstracts
Abstracts should follow the IMRAD
concept (No more than 2000 words)
Methods & materials
Research and Results
The delegates should submit an extended abstract containing at least:
Title (try to stick to one of the sub-themes; additional sub-themes will be considered if they are in line with the main conference theme)
Describe the topic and its relation to the conference theme / subtheme.
Define the objectives of the paper, your motivation for choosing the topic and the theoretical background of your research.
What is your research strategy and what is the main research question (relation to the topic addressed in the paper)?
Evaluate the relevance of the main question regarding the current state of knowledge.
List the main analytical methods to be used in the paper (methods for data sourcing, processing, as well as the testing method);
If the contribution is a case study: explain the information available and the method of deriving conclusions;
If the contribution has a theoretical narrative: explain the existing knowledge and the value added of the paper compared to it.
What are the main theses that will be advanced or tested?
Describe which main results you expect of the paper (if possible, indicate your expected recommendations).
Present a list of main sources / literature used.
Guidelines for Posters
Poster sessions provide a more intimate forum for exchange than do regular paper presentations.
Guidelines for Presenters
Poster boards mounted on stands will be provided by ATMC organization and placed in rows in the designated meeting room.
Electrical outlets, projection equipment, and tape recorders will not be provided in the poster session room. All graphics are to be displayed on the poster board. Please note that it is NOT possible to write or paint on the poster boards.
Requirements for Making Posters
The poster board surface area is A1.
(1) Set up poster
20 minutes before session begins.
(2) Prepare title/author label with lettering at least 1 inch high for the top of your poster space.
(3) Prepare an abstract (300 words or less) with lettering at least 3/8 inches high for the upper lefthand corner of your space.
(4) Indicate clearly the sections and sequence of your materials. Keep it simple.