Members Needed for the 2013 Hawaii Conservation Conference Abstract Committee

The Hawaii Conservation Alliance is currently recruiting members for the 2013 Hawaii Conservation Conference Abstract Committee. This is your chance to contribute to the conference’s success by influencing the content of the sessions and presentations! Please volunteer and encourage your colleagues to also sign up to help review session proposals and abstracts for the 2013 Hawaii Conservation Conference “Living Today, Sustaining Tomorrow: Connecting People, Places and Planet.”

The 2013 Hawaii Conservation Conference will be happening at the Hawaii Convention Center

A description of the Abstract Committee and a timeline is included below. The Call for Proposals can be found at http://hawaiiconservation.org/activities/hawaii_conservation_conference/conferences/2013/call_for_proposals

Abstract Committee Description

Help develop criteria and guidelines for session proposal and abstract submissions. Review proposals for symposia, forums, workshops, and trainings. Review and accept/reject abstract submissions. Assist in developing conference program and schedule. Help identify session moderators and update guidelines for moderators. Assist with final editing of abstract and program book.

Session Proposal & Abstract Review Timeline

•    Abstract Committee email comments on Oxford Abstracts submission form and evaluation criteria: DUE November 19
•    Abstract Committee email comments on moderator and presenter guidelines: DUE January 10
•    All Abstract and Session proposals deadline: January 21
•    Abstract and Session proposal REVIEW by committee (online thru Oxford Abstracts): January 25-February 8
•    Abstract Review Committee MEETING in person or conference call (8hrs): March 1st
•    All Revisions deadline: March 15
•    Scheduling of session and oral presentation MEETING (2-3 volunteers in person only): March 29

Please sign up at http://www.surveymonkey.com/s/RJYHR3F or email coordinator@hawaiiconservation.org

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