Global Marine Science Summit

Marine Science Summit

Abstract Submission

The UNCW Global Marine Science Summit welcomes the submission of abstracts for poster presentations related to any of the Summit thematic topics: innovations in marine science research and blue economy; resource management in a changing world; ocean observing; mariculture: common global issues/solutions and regional differences; marine biotechnology; translational science; and ocean observing technology. 

Abstracts must be submitted electronically by September 11 using the guidelines below. Authors will be notified of abstract decisions no later than September 15, 2019. The number of poster presentations is limited. If accepted, posters should be no more than 36 inches high (91 cm) and 48 inches wide (122 cm). The Summit poster session will be held Thursday, October 10 from 4-5:30 p.m.

Format Guidelines

  • All text should be formatted as: Times New Roman, 12 pt., bold, and left-aligned
  • TITLE: Capitalized, genus/species italicized
  • AUTHORS: List all authors; presenting author's name should be listed first and followed by an asterisk
  • INSTITUTION: Name of presenting author's institution, address of institution, and presenter's email address with hyperlink
  • ABSTRACT TEXT: All abstracts must be in English; 300 word limit

Abstract Submission Example:

TITLE

PARADIGM SHIFT ON RECOVERY OF DISTRESSED OYSTER RESOURCES: AQUACULTURE OF NATIVE OYSTERS IN CHESAPEAKE BAY

AUTHORS

Standish K. Allen, Jr.*

INSTITUTION

Aquaculture Genetics and Breeding Technology Center, Virginia Institute of Marine Science, 1375 Greate Road, Gloucester Point, Virginia 23062, USA; ska@vims.edu

ABSTRACT

In the late 1990s, harvests of the native oyster, Crassostrea virginica, in the Chesapeake Bay were at a nadir. Restoration activities, ongoing in Maryland, were intermittent at best in Virginia. The situation was virtually desperate, as evidenced by a joint proposal from Virginia and Maryland to introduce the non-native oyster, C. ariakensis. ...