Timeline for registration

MC Members registration

15 April

Abstract submission

15 May 2018

Early-bird registration

15 May 2018

Acceptance notification

30 Jun 2018

Registration deadline

15 Aug 2018

Conference

12-14 Sep 2018

The details on the registration fees will be available here in March.

The conference fee covers: admission to all scientific sessions, book of abstracts, lunches, coffee breaks, food and beverage at the poster session and the conference dinner. The accompanying person is eligible to join the evening program on Wednesday and Thursday (Poster session, Conference dinner), and can also register for the excursion.The excursion fee is EUR 40 (additionally to the conference registration fee).

Mode of payment is bank transfer. The online registration form will provide you with bank account details. Fees must be paid in EURO. The invoice will be issued within a week after registration. The fees are payable within 7 days following the receipt of an invoice. Upon receipt of payment, a proof of payment will be sent to the participant by e-mail.

Online registration will open in March.

                        

  Abstract submission

The Organising Committee invites interested participants to submit abstracts for talks and posters on all subjects related to non-native tree species primarily in European forests. If non-European studies shall be presented, they must aid the general understanding of risks and opportunities of non-native tree species.

All abstracts must be written in English and should be submitted in Rich Text Format (RTF) or MSWord by email to the organiser (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.). The file name should have the following pattern: last name_first name_ first four words of the title.doc (or .rtf). Maximum length of an abstract is 400 words, not counting the title, authors and affiliations, and no figures or tables are allowed. The Scientific Committee will decide whether your contribution is accepted as an oral/poster presentation. An emphasis will be put on presentations by Early Career Investigators, gender balance and geographical distribution according to the COST rules. All accepted abstracts will be published in the book of abstracts. Deadline for abstracts is 15 May 2018.

Authors will get notification of acceptance by 30 June 2018.

                                 

  Guidelines for regular presentations

Language: The official conference language is English. All posters and talks must be presented in English. This also applies to the text in poster, including legends and charts.

Length of presentation: Key-note presentations are scheduled for a total of 45 minutes (35/40 min for the presenter and 5/10 min for Q & A). Standard oral communications are scheduled for a total of 20 minutes (15 min for the presentation and 5 min for Q & A).

Presentation software: For oral presentation slide shows, please use Microsoft PowerPoint (.pps; .ppsx). We advise you to save your presentation also as *.pdf.

Font size: Since presentations will be projected in large rooms, please choose big fonts in the texts, including legends of figures or charts.

Naming your presentation file: Name your presentation file according to: last name_first name_ first four words of the title. Please use only letters and numbers; no dashes, periods, slashes, etc.

Delivering your presentation: The presentation file shall be delivered upon on-site registration at the registration desk. Please have your presentation stored on two separate USB sticks, just in case.

NNEXT and COST logo. If your presentation is based upon work from our NNEXT COST Action, please add the conference logo as well as the new COST logo and EU emblem + text "Funded by the Horizon 2020 Framework Programme of the European Union". You can download and check the correct use of the COST logo and EU emblem on the COST website: http://www.cost.eu/media/dissemination-corporate-identity.

                                   

  Guidelines for posters

Language: The official conference language is English. All posters and talks must be presented in English. This also applies to the text in poster, including legends and charts.

Poster format and size: Your poster must be presented in one paper sheet with a portrait/vertical format, which should not exceed A0 (84.1 x 118.9 cm = 33.1 in × 46.8 in) or be less than A1 (59.4 x 84.1 cm = 23.4 in x 33.1 in).

NNEXT and COST logo. If your poster is based upon work from our NNEXT COST Action, please acknowledge COST through: the new COST logo, EU emblem + text "Funded by the Horizon 2020 Framework Programme of the European Union" and a reference to the COST website. You can download the COST logo and EU emblem from the COST website: http://www.cost.eu/media/dissemination-corporate-identity.