The University of Tennessee, Knoxville


Call for Posters

The organizers of the 45rd Annual Binghamton Geomorphology Symposium invite submissions of abstracts for posters related to the symposium theme of planetary geomorphology.

Posters on all aspects of planetary geomorphology are welcome.

Poster abstracts will be published in the conference program and the poster session will be held throughout the symposium, from Friday, September 12, to Sunday, September 14, 2014.

A reduced registration fee is offered to students. Students presenting posters are also eligible for travel grants of $250 (to be reimbursed after the symposium).  If you would like to receive travel assistance, please indicate that in the cover letter with your abstract submission, along with i) your major, ii) school, iii) year in school, and iv) academic advisor.


All abstracts must be in English and metric units are preferred. Please use New Times Roman (12 –point font) and one-inch margins. We prefer abstract submission in Microsoft word.

The title should be entered in sentence case (only the first word and proper nouns are capitalized).

Please enter all authors, with affiliations (academic department, university, state/province, country) in the order they should appear below the title. Please provide an email address for the corresponding author.

Please limit abstracts to 350 words and use 12-point font with one-inch margins. The body of the abstract should be single-spaced. Include up to five keywords at the end of the abstract.

Submission: Please submit abstracts after you register for the symposium. Digital submittals using MS Word or Adobe pdf format should be sent to Devon Burr.  You will receive an email confirming your submission; if you do not, please contact the Devon Burr.

Due date: Poster abstracts are due by Friday, August 1, 2014.

Poster dimensions: Use the poster format for your presentation when your material can easily be communicated visually. Each presentation should make a unified, coherent statement. Materials, both textual and visual, should be of professional quality and be clearly legible from a distance of four feet (4'). Graphic materials will be displayed on a 4' x 4' poster board supplied by the BGS.  Text should be limited to brief statements.


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