Abstract Guidelines

Research abstracts are invited for the WSC2019. The scientific committee will decide on the suitability of submissions for oral or poster presentations. Accepted abstracts will be published on the Proceedings of the conference. Abstracts will not be included in the abstract volume unless they are accompanied by a complete and paid registration. The maximum number of contributions per presenting author is limited to 1 ORAL presentation & 1 POSTER presentation. Please note that the science programme committee will make the final decision on the abstract allocations. 

Instructions for preparation of abstracts (Oral/ Poster Presentation):

Abstract for oral (15minutes) technical sessions and poster sessions should be no more than 300 words in length. Please download the abstract template given and follow the format carefully for your abstract submission.

Title: The title should be centered at the top of the page, 14-point type, in bold and in CAPITAL LETTERS, with the exception of scientific names which should be in lower case and italicized.

Author(s): Indicate the presenting author with an asterisk (*).

Address and Email: Type all author’s affiliation and full address. Only type corresponding author's email address.

Page Setup: A4 Portrait with 2.5cm margins on all sides.

Spacing: Single spaced.

Fonts: Character fonts should be Times New Roman 11-point type.

References: NO REFERENCES should be cited in the abstract. 

- Submission will be reviewed by scientific committee and accepted based on the relevance to the congress goals. All submission will be acknowledged via email and notifications of acceptance will be made via email. 

- Presenters for oral and poster sessions must register for the conference and are expected to cover their own registration, travel and accommodation expenses. 

- Accepted abstracts will be confirmed before May 31, 2019. To be included in the Congress programme schedule, registration payment must be received by June 30, 2019. If you require a formal letter of invitation to secure funds or permission to attend the WSC2019 (eg. VISA letter), please contact the organizing committee at info@wsc2019.com

- Oral presentation should use PowerPoint only. Overhead projectors, slides and video players will not be available or allowed. PowerPoint presentation must be submitted in advance to the scientific committee (at least 2 hours before the presentation)

Submit your abstract via the online registration form. (https://wsc2019.com/registration).


No payment is require for abstract submission. Acceptance Letter will be issued once the abstract has been reviewed and the payment can be done after you have received the acceptance letter.

Who should attend

All individuals who are interested in fisheries and aquaculture are invited. - Academicians, researchers, students, entrepreneurs, industry players, policy makers and seafood lovers.

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