The NEW deadline for abstracts is 29 October 2018. Notification of acceptance including decisions about oral/poster presentation will be sent to the corresponding authors by 16 November 2018.
Conference presenters will have the possibility to publish in the Open Agriculture, in Special Issue on the 10th Circumpolar Agriculture Conference 2019. Publishing will be free of charge for the participants. More information: Special Issue on the 10th Circumpolar Agriculture Conference.
Abstracts can be max 250 words long. Abstracts must be in English and include text only (no pictures, tables, graphics or references). Keywords can be included. Please submit your abstract using the online abstract submission system (link below). Abstracts sent by email will not be accepted.
Accepted abstracts will be included in the conference materials in a printed abstract volume.
Please note that at least one presenter for each accepted abstract must register for the conference and pay the registration fee. The registration deadline for accepted presenters is 30 November 2018, which is the early-bird deadline. Abstracts without a registered presenter by this date will be withdrawn and removed from the conference programme and all materials.
Oral presentations will be allotted 20 minutes (max 15 minutes for presentation and 5 minutes for questions). Posters will be on display during the whole event and the programme will include separate poster sessions during afternoons on Wednesday 12 March and Thursday 13 March, when presenters are expected to be ready to present their abstracts. Maximum and recommended poster size is 800 mm (width) x 1100 mm (height), vertical orientation/ portrait.
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Preliminary session themes (subject to change):
- How local agriculture can support vitality of rural areas
- Local animal and plant systems and their sustainability in a changing Arctic
- Looking to the past for future: Northern native breeds of domesticated animal species
- Reindeer husbandry – traditions, challenges and success stories
- Arctic foods and their business opportunities
- Food security and sustainability