Abstract Submission Guidelines

Please adhere to the following formatting guidelines. Use the sample abstract here for guidance.

Abstract Title and Authors:

List author given names and surnames. Place an asterisk (*) after the presenting author’s name. The name of the institution(s) and department(s) should follow the last author’s name. Please include the e-mail address of the corresponding author at the author affiliations. See the sample abstract here for formatting.


Abstract Content:

Abstracts should provide all of the following. It is not necessary to use separate headings for each section.

Introduction. Provide a sentence or two so readers can understanding the context of your work.
Objective. There should be a brief statement of the study objectives.
Methods. Provide a brief description of the experimental methods used.
Results. Essential results including core data should be clearly stated in the abstract content.
Conclusion. Include a concluding statement that explicitly states the findings and implications.
Supporting funds. Please acknowledge sources of research funds for the project.




Poster Guidelines

UPDATED June 4, 2019

  • Poster board size: 48″W x 36″H
  • Posters should be dropped off at the registration desk for complementary setup and takedown
  • Poster board assignments are also available at the registration/information desk
  • Posters can be collected at the registration desk after the meeting. The MNN takes no responsibility for posters remaining after 5:30 pm.

Poster Competition

NEW this year – poster competition finalists will be contacted directly by the meeting chairs

Poster viewing will take place in the Richardson College for the Environment and Science Complex. The main poster viewing opportunity is between 2:25pm and 3:45pm.