Abstract Format and Submission

Technical information:

  • Abstracts must be written in English
  • Maximum of three hundred (300) words
  • Use Microsoft Word format: Times New Roman font (size 12 minimum)
  • Use standard abbreviations. Any special or unusual abbreviations should be written, in brackets, after the full word is used for the first time
  • Abstracts should contain only text. No diagrams, figures, pictures, tables or charts should be included

The abstract:

  • State whether you prefer an oral or poster presentation. The Organising Committee has the option of altering the type of presentation
  • The abstract must contain its title and the name(s) of the author(s)
  • The lead author should be named first; with their full details (title, qualifications, organizational/academic affiliation, address, and e-mail) supplied at the bottom of the abstract. All correspondence will be with the lead author
  • For oral presentations, if the lead author will not be presenting, state who the presenter will be
  • The above information is excluded from the 300-word limit
  • The abstract should cover the following aspects:
    1. Purpose and/or relevance of the information to be presented
    2. A brief description of methods, if pertinent
    3. A summary of results
    4. Statement of conclusions reached

Submission :

  • Abstracts should be emailed to Jan  at   janwade@btopenworld.com 
  • On the subject line state: ICRAV abstract – (lead author’s name) – (title)
  • Authors will be notified of acceptance.
  • After an abstract is selected for an ICRAV presentation, the organizing committee expects the author/s to produce a quality manuscript and submit the same by 31st Jan 2018.