The A-PBA Organizing Committee invites submission for oral / poster presentation at the 11th A-PBA Annual Conference that will be held from 31st May to 3rd June 2016 in Siem Reap, Republic of Cambodia. The theme of the conference is: "Strength in Unity: Partnerships in biosafety & biosecurity"
The following broad topics are the focus for the A-PBA Conference however, papers on other appropriate topics that relate to the goals of the conference will be considered
• Biosafety / Laboratory Biosafety /Biosecurity / Laboratory Biosecurity
• Regulatory initiatives impacting biosafety and biosecurity
• Containment facility design, commissioning, maintenance and operation
• Biorisk applications related to Infectious diseases affecting humans or animals
• Containment/laboratory equipment
• Biological risk assessment / mitigations and communication
• Applied research and innovations impacting biosafety and biosecurity
GUIDELINES FOR SUBMISSION OF ABSTRACT FOR ORAL/POSTER PRESENTATION
Each registrant may submit one abstract of his or her presentation during the conference.
Please take note that all abstracts will be reviewed by the scientific committee. They will decide on the final acceptance for either oral or poster presentation for each abstract. Deadline for poster submission is extended to 23th May 2016. All registrants will be advised accordingly. Kindly note that abstract for accepted poster submitted after 17 May 2016, will not be printed in the program booklet.
Selected abstracts will ONLY be accepted upon receipt of registration and payment for the conference fee.
All abstracts must be in ENGLISH, the combined length of the abstract title, list of authors, and body should not exceed 300 words. Please be sure to carefully check your abstract for content errors, spelling, names, etc. before submitting. A-PBA does not proofread for correct spelling, typographical, grammatical, or scientific errors, nor can changes be made once the abstract is submitted.
Title should be brief, in bold capital letters at the top of the abstract.
Author(s) should be listed by surname (underline) and initials, with the presenting author’s name underlined. The designation and organization should immediately follow the authors’ names. (Organization/Institute, department, city, state, country of author).
Text must be typed single-spaced, font 12 Arial with only the left margin justified.
Leave one line between the title/author/institution and the body of the abstract.
Each abstract should contain: (a) an introductory sentence indicating the objective of the abstract (b) main content, including methods and results if relevant and (c) conclusions. It is expected that the abstract will include the summary of the original presentation.
Graphs, tables and illustration cannot be included in the abstract.
The abstract document MUST BE in WORD.doc format. Any other file type WILL NOT be accepted.