Abstract Submission Form

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Welcome! Please submit your abstract for the 8th Western Hemisphere Shorebird Group meeting, to be held in Panama City, Panama, October 24-28, 2019. Abstracts are due by May 1st 2019.

Please prepare your abstract title and text, and have the names of all the coauthors ready. You will not be able to save your work and return, so should plan to complete your submission in one session.

1. Enter the names and contact info of the authors of this presentation.

For all authors, please provide their name as it should appear in the conference program and abstract book.

Please indicate the author who will be presenting by checking the box on their row.

#First NameMiddle or InitialLast NamePrimary InstitutionPhoneEmailPresenter

2. Title of presentation (125-character limit)

Please enter the title as it should appear in the program and abstract book. Titles may not exceed 125 characters.

Please enter both English and Spanish titles and abstracts if you can; otherwise we will translate them for you and ask you to pay an additional $25US when you register. If you do your own translation, please do not use Google Translate, but have a bilingual person translate for you to ensure accuracy.



3. Abstract (250-word limit)

Please enter both English and Spanish abstracts if you can; otherwise we will translate them and charge you as described above.



4. Please indicate your preferences for the two presentation formats

(20 min talk, and poster)

1st Choice

2nd Choice

5. Please indicate your top 4 choices of topical areas in which your presentation best fits.

1st Choice

2nd Choice

3rd Choice

4th Choice

6. Please indicate the student status of the presenting author.

7. If the presenter is a student and the abstract is accepted, would the student like to be considered for a Student Presentation Award?

Application instructions are available here.

8. Would the presenter like to be considered for a student travel award, or a Latin American professional travel award?

To be considered, you must present a talk or a poster, and be a student, which includes graduates who have completed a degree since 1 May 2019 and individuals between degree-seeking programs, or a Latin American professional.

If you would like to be considered for a travel award please download the instructions

9. Is this abstract submitted for a specific symposium? If so please enter the name of the symposium here.

Was this abstract invited by the organizers of the symposium?

10. Please note if you have any special needs for your presentation

(e.g., I will require wheelchair assistance).

11. Please enter any notes to the Scientific Program Committee.

12. Are you willing to chair your session or a different session?