Those wishing to submit a paper or poster should complete an abstract form according the the instructions given below. This form should be prepared as a Word document (IMPORTANT: please name the files by the last name and the first initial of the presenting author, plus a number corresponding to the abstract number if you submit more than 1 abstract; e.g., DebyeP1.doc, DebyeP2.doc), and then e-mail it as an attachment to firstname.lastname@example.org by April 30, 2003.
If e-mail is not available, the one page abstract form should be sent by fax to 1-585-482-7795 (no cover sheet required), or mailed to Particles 2003, 265 Clover Street, Rochester, New York 14610-2246, U.S.A..
The abstract should not be greater than 200 words in length, should not contain references, should not contain figures, and should not deviate from the format specifications given below.
Papers excluded from any symposium or session may be given in anotherl session, in a general session, or in a poster session if the author agrees. The abstract submission form should be limited to one page only, and should follow the following format:
Use 12 point Times Roman as primary font and single space throughout.
Use 2.5 cm margins at top, left, and right.
Begin on the first line at the left with the TITLE IN ALL CAPITAL LETTERS.
On the next available line list authors (first name, initial, last name) and affiliations/addresses minimizing the total space used.
On the next available line type the abstract text. Do not include figures in the abstract. Do not include references unless a key focal point of the disclosure. The abstract should summarize the conclusions of the paper or poster, and not be a vehicle to list publications in the field.
Skip a line.
On successive lines type the following corresponding author contact
City, State, Zip/Postal Code
Skip a line.
If the presenting author is other than the corresponding author, type "Presenting author is: " and follow with the name of the presenting author and the presenting author's contact information (e-mail, tel., fax).
Skip a line.
If a poster presentation is preferred, type "Poster Preferred".
(Optional) Type "Preferred session topic is: " and follow with the name of the preferred session, symposium, or topic.
If your are contributing a paper and a poster presentation IS NOT AN ACCEPTABLE alternative for you, type "WILL NOT PRESENT POSTER" on next available line.
Send this document by e-mail as an attached file, as described above, or fax or mail if e-mail transmittal is not feasible.
Note, abstracts will be accepted for consideration through April 30, 2003, or until the program is full.
Note, in order to minimize program disruptions, final acceptance and inclusion in the printed program is contingent upon meeting registration for speaker or poster presenter being received by 20 July 2003.
(C) 2002 Particles Conference