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Malagasy Primatological Society - Guidelines for abstract submission

Inaugural Congress of the Malagasy Primatological Society

« Valuing the achievements of lemur conservation and research in Madagascar »

December 13 th to 16 th 2017, Barikadimy, University of Toamasina, Madagascar

Guidelines for abstract submission

Please submit abstracts for presentations and/or posters at the following address:

And send an electronic version by email to: before August 31 st , 2017.

Abstracts may be in English or French. Presentations must be oriented toward one of the following themes:

Behavior and Ecology
Captive breeding, Biomedicine, and Genetics
Environmental Education
Ecological Restoration
Evolution and Paleontology
Politics and lemur conservation
Methods and techniques for lemur research

Font and Style

Please use Times New Roman font, font size 14 for titles and font size 11 for text with single spacing.

Title and Authors

Please use a concise title with a maximum of 30 words. Please provide institutional affiliations for all authors and the email address of the primary author.

Abstract Body

The word limit for the abstract is 300 words. The abstract must include justification, objectives, methods, results, and commentary. Please specify the chosen theme in the abstract. Oral presentations are limited to a maximum of twenty (20) minutes including questions. All postersmust be printed in A1 format (594 mm x 841 mm)
Participants are encouraged to use images and graphs that easily catch and keep the audience’s attention.

Successful applicants will receive an email confirming their acceptance and participation in the First Congress of the Malagasy Primatological Society.

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