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GUIDELINES FOR POSTERS

OIE Global Conference on Rabies Control

“Toward Sustainable Prevention at the Source”

Incheon-Seoul, Republic of Korea , 7 – 9 September 2011

A Poster to be presented at the OIE Global Conference on Rabies Control should be in direct relation to one or more of the Conference's objectives:

a) Provide an overview of the current world situation on rabies

b) Provide an overview on scientific advances as current and future tools available for rabies control

c) Highlight the socio-economic burden of rabies, its impact on the local economy and cost-benefit analysis of rabies control

d) Provide an overview on existing international standards and regulatory framework for rabies control

e) Highlight the role of various stakeholders in rabies control in the animal reservoir

f) Provide an overview on new approaches in dog rabies control programmes

g) Assess over all strategies today and tomorrow on rabies control at the animal source

The Scientific Committee of the conference will make a selection of the proposed posters based on the provided abstracts. Please note that the authors of the selected posters will have to pay their registration fees.

THE DEADLINE FOR SUBMISSION OF ABSTRACTS IS 10 JULY 2011.
TO SEND TO THE FOLLOWING EMAIL ADDRESS :yj.kim@oie.int copy :l.knopf@oie.int

Abstracts will be reviewed by the Scientific Committee before acceptance. Reviewers' comments will be sent to authors 26 July 2011. Abstracts must be in English

Other instructions

  1. The Conference aims to bring together all parties involved in controlling rabies at its animal source and help to create synergies between their individual efforts. The poster should address the objectives of the Global Conference on Rabies Control to contribute to the vision “Toward Sustainable Prevention at the Source”. A cover letter to the abstract should indicate which objective(s) the poster directly supports (choose from a) to g) above).

  2. The abstract should clearly indicate the aim of the poster, the objectives of the study or programme, methods used, results obtained, and a brief discussion and conclusion
  3. The total number of words in the body of the abstract, including references, should not exceed 450.

    Example: (Use Verdana, 10 point font)

    Development of a new method for rabies control in stray dog populations.
    (Title; Use bold type)

    (leave one line blank after title)

    Smith J. (1), Rodriguez M. (2) (Authors; surname and initials)

    (1) Affiliations, Name of the institution, City, Country

    (2) Affiliations, Name of the Institution, City, Country

    (leave one line blank before the beginning of the body text of the abstract)

    Body of abstract………..

  1. The poster board should measure approx. 1.2 m ( 47.24 in ) high x 0.9 m ( 35.43 in ) wide and be made of material that will accept double-sided tape (to be supplied by the Conference organizer).

  2. Posters must be prepared and printed in advance and should be large enough to be viewed from a distance of one meter (approx. 3 feet ).

  3. Posters should have a label at the top showing the title of the paper, the name(s) of the author(s) and their affiliation(s). The size of the characters f or the title should be at least 2.5 cm (approx. 1 inch) high. The posters should be in English only

  4. Illustrations, tables and charts should be clear and simple.

  5. Authors will be asked to mount their poster on the afternoon of 7 September 2011 by 10:30 and remove it after the last session of the Conference.

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