Abstracts should be prepared similar to the sample abstract according to the following format:
1.Title, Authors' names, name(s) of the institution(s), text, keywords, and the acknowledgments should be written using 12 points of Times New Roman. Each of these sections should be separated by a full line of spaces.
2.All provided information should not exceed one page. A margin of at least 1 inch should be left on each side of the paper.
3.THE TITLE SHOULD BE IN UPPER CASE AND BOLD
4.Authors' name(s) should be in bold starting with the first name(s), followed by the middle initial(s), and the last name(s).
5.The name of the presenting author should be underlined.
6.The name of the institution(s) should be in italic.
7.The abstract text must contain the following:
- A hypothesis or statement about the problem under investigation (rationale)
- The aim of the study
- A brief statement on the "experimental design and methods"
- A summary of the most significant results
- A short discussion and conclusion
8.Three to ten keywords should be stated.
9.If applicable, a statement should be made on "Acknowledgments".
10.Each abstract (1 page maximum) should be saved separately as a file and uploaded here (see upload section above) no later than June 30, 2017.
11.Faxed abstracts are not accepted, but abstracts may be submitted via mail on a portable hard disk, floppy disk, cd rom, or zip disk.
12.Abstracts will be peer-reviewed. Abstracts that show lack of care or quality control as evidenced by grammatical, punctuation, spelling, and typographic errors will be reviewed less favorably. The Scientific Committee will reserve the right not to accept abstracts that do not follow the above guidelines, or do not meet the scientific requirements. The Scientific Committee will also decide on the presentation of abstracts in the form of Poster or Oral Presentations.
13.The proceedings of the Conference will be published in the International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, IJERPH (ISSN 1661-7827), as a special issue by MDPI in Basel, Switzerland. As in the case with all high quality research journals, all manuscripts will be reviewed by at least two experts in the field before they can be accepted for publication in this special issue.
14.Information for Authors/Contributors for manuscript preparation for IJERPH, as well as samples of published papers can be found on line at http://www.ijerph.org
15.All authors of abstracts accepted for presentation at the Symposium are invited to upload their full length papers at ijerph upload by TBA. They should attach the names, addresses, phone numbers, fax numbers, and email addresses of three potential reviewers