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2018 North Central AAAE Poster Session
Contact: Gaea Hock ghock@ksu.edu 

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Call for Posters

to be considered for presentation at the

2018 North-Central American Association for Agricultural Education Conference

        October 4 - 6, 2018 in Fargo, ND

*Research posters are now submitted with the paper review process. Refer to that call for more information.

Innovative poster abstracts which report a completed idea, concept, or innovation that have not been previously reported at any AAAE Regional Agricultural Education Research Conference or the National AAAE Research Conference will be considered for acceptance. All abstract submissions will be peer reviewed.

Poster abstracts must be authored or co-authored by AAAE members in good standing.  If you are unsure of your membership status, you can email Marilyn Trefz (trefz.2@osu.edu) to check your membership status several weeks in advance of the submission deadline. Posters without at least one current AAAE member will be rejected.

New this year for North Central AAAE – Please read carefully!

One poster session category (type) will be accepted with this review procedure-- Innovative Idea (teaching, process and products). Innovative Idea posters must be a new idea or the creative modification of an existing idea. The innovative idea must be implemented prior to submission.

Poster narratives must be of potential regional or national significance focusing in the areas of teaching, communications, extension and/or leadership. A peer review evaluation process will be used based on the established evaluation forms. Evaluation will be based upon the poster abstract, design and display, presentation, communication of presenter, significance to the profession, and innovation of idea. Once accepted, posters will be presented at the North Central Region Conference. 

 

Format

The poster abstract should have these heading/sections when appropriate:

INNOVATIVE IDEA
  • Introduction/need for innovation or idea
  • How it works/methodology/program phases/steps
  • Results to date/implications
  • Future plans/advice to others
  • Costs/resources needed
  • References

ABSTRACT FORMAT

  • Submit files in Acrobat (PDF) format. Word files are subject to automatic rejection.
  • Abstract must be a maximum of two pages long plus up to one additional page of references.  The abstract must include the title of the poster as the first line of page 1.
  • The type of poster (Innovative) should be typed in the upper right-hand corner.
  • The maximum submission length is 3 pages (2 page abstract, 1 page references).
  • Document must be formatted in 12 point Times New Roman font, single spaced, with 1” margins.  A word template is available on the website. SEE WEBSITE FOR FORMATTING DETAILS. (www.aaaeonline.org/poster)
  • To facilitate a blind review, the author’s name or other significant identifying information should not appear in the two-page abstract narrative.
  • Poster abstracts not conforming to the required submission guidelines or format may be rejected prior to the review process.
  • No cover page on first submission. The author information will be entered in the submission form when uploading the narrative. (Make sure ALL authors are listed on submission form.)

Deadline

Poster narrative proposals are due Monday, July 16, 2018 at 11:59 p.m. EST. Proposals must be submitted using the online form available here: www.agedweb.org/aaae/.

Evaluation

Abstract and poster evaluation forms are available on the web site. Authors are encouraged to review evaluation criteria before submission.


Publication

If the poster is accepted, authors will resubmit the narrative with a cover page added that will then be included in the conference proceedings.  Further instructions will be sent to accepted authors. (A cover page will only be required on accepted posters.)

  • The cover page should contain the following information and be centered on the page—poster abstract title, author name, mailing address, phone number, and e-mail address of the authors.  The type of poster should be printed in the upper right-hand corner.

 

Submission

Submissions are completely online.  Proposals must be submitted using the online form found at http://www.agedweb.org/aaae/ (You will submit RESEARCH posters on the paper submission site by that published deadline. Make sure you use the poster submission site and deadline for INNOVATIVE posters.)

Additional information regarding formatting, abstract submission and review, and poster evaluation can be found on the AAAE website, http://old.aaaeonline.org/posters/index.php.

Questions regarding submission can be addressed to:

Gaea Hock, AAAE North Central Region Poster Chair & AAAE Poster Review and Submission Manager (ghock@ksu.edu).

 

Anticipated Timeline

Submissions Open:  6/4/2018
Submission Deadline:  7/16/2018 (pacific time)
Review Deadline:  8/16/2018
Anticipated Review Completion:  8/16/2018
Acepted Final Copy Deadline:  9/4/2018
Proceedings Available:  10/4/2018
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