Ecological Society of America

Call for Latebreaking Poster Abstracts


93rd ESA Annual Meeting
Milwaukee, Wisconsin
August 3 - 8, 2008
Call Open: April 15, 2008 - May 15, 2008

Under no circumstances will abstracts be accepted after the May 15 deadline!


Authors have one final chance to submit an abstract for the ESA Annual Meeting! All abstracts accepted under this invitation will be presented during a “Latebreaking” poster session on Friday, August 8, from 8:30-10:30 AM. Abstract titles for posters in this session will be printed in the official conference program and the abstracts will appear on the online program and abstract CD.

Abstracts that address the meeting theme, “Enhancing Ecological Thought by Linking Research and Education”, are especially encouraged, but submissions may address any aspect of ecology and its applications. We also welcome submissions reporting interdisciplinary work, that address communication with broad audiences, or that explore ways of teaching ecology at any level. Please adhere to the following guidelines in preparing and submitting your abstract.


A. One Presentation Rule

B. Poster Presentations

C. Evaluation and Acceptance of Abstracts

D. Abstract Submission

E. Corrections

F. Cancellations

G. Penalties and Fees for Cancellations/No-Shows

H. Begin Submission Process


A. One Presentation Rule


C. Poster Presentations


D. Evaluation and Acceptance of Abstracts


E. Abstract Submission

Select the link at the bottom of this page to begin the submission process.


Indicating Preferences for Session Assignment:


Submitting Abstract and Author Information:

Follow the on-line instructions to submit your abstract.  Follow these general guidelines when entering your abstract:

        Example: Fecal glucorticoids: A non-invasive method for measuring stress in river otters, brown bears, and red deer


If you encounter problems during abstract submission, contact Aleta Wiley.


F. Making Corrections


G. Cancellations


H. Penalties and Fees for Cancellations/No-Shows


 I. Begin Submission Process

To begin the submission process, please click here.



For further information consult the ESA meeting web site or contact the Program Chair, Louis Gross, or Program Assistant, Aleta Wiley:

Program Chair
Louis Gross
University of Tennessee
Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology
569 Dabney Hall- 1416 Circle Dr.
Knoxville, TN   37996-1610

Phone: (865) 974-4295
Fax: (865) 974-6042
Email: gross at tiem dot utk dot edu

Program Assistant
Aleta Wiley
Ecological Society of America
1990 M Street, NW, Suite 700
Washington, DC 20036 USA

Phone: (202) 833-8773 x 218
Fax: (202) 833-8775
Email: aleta at esa dot org