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This WAFWA-sponsored biennial workshop encourages papers on all current research and management issues related to management of deer and elk. You are invited to submit abstracts for oral or poster presentations. Speakers should plan for a 15 minute presentation with an additional 5 minutes for questions and answers. A laptop PC and projector will be provided for PowerPoint presentations. Please inquire about other audio-visual aids if needed. Oral presentations will begin on Tuesday, May 7 at 1:00 PM and run through Thursday May 9, at noon.
You also are invited to submit abstracts for poster presentations. Posters will be displayed from Monday afternoon or evening to Thursday at noon. Each poster should be contained within a 4-foot by 4-foot area. Contact Kelly Proffitt directly if you have additional questions about display boards or the size of your poster. Abstracts should follow the same format as for oral presentations.
State and province wildlife managers are invited to submit a status report for deer and elk in their jurisdiction. There will be time during the presentation sessions for wildlife managers to present their status reports and field questions from the workshop attendees.
The abstract you submit will be the final one used in the printed abstract booklet, which will be available at the workshop.
The abstract submission deadline for oral and poster presentations is March 1, 2013.
Abstracts must be submitted electronically, preferably by email, by March 1, 2013 to:
If you have submitted an abstract and have not received a response from Kelly Proffitt confirming receipt of your abstract, please submit it again.
In Microsoft Word format, please type the title in capital letters and bold font. List all authors in capitals using first and last names, followed by their affiliation, address, and contact information in standard letters. Abstracts are restricted to 250 words and should summarize findings. Please identify whether the abstract is for an oral presentation or poster presentation immediately after the abstract. A format example is provided below. The printed abstract booklet will be available at the workshop.