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Call for papers

Members of the Wilson Ornithological Society and guests are invited to contribute to the scientific sessions of the 2017 WOS meeting by presenting an oral paper or poster on any aspect of avian biology. Because of the limited timeframe of the conference, no individual should plan to act as the presenting author for more than one contributed paper (oral or poster), unless special permission has been arranged with the Chair of the Scientific Program Committee.

To apply for a place on the scientific program, regardless of affiliation, please submit an abstract to be received no later than 10 February 2017 to the Chair of the Scientific Program Committee, Dr. Jameson F. Chace as follows:

Contributions will be organized into sessions based on the scientific content of the abstract. The abstract should be no more than 250 words and should be in the format of the example below, which shows how to handle multi-authored papers and to identify those in competition for student awards (superscript 'S' at the start of the abstract). Use an asterisk to indicate the author who will give the presentation.

List all authors BEFORE any affiliations. Use NUMBERS in parentheses (as shown below in the example) to show affiliations; do not attempt to use superscripts. If all authors are from the same institution, there is no need to use any number(s).

Neva Dunnit*(1), Ina Fogg, and Ida Know (2) 1. Department of Biology, Flicker College, Robin, NY 12345 2. Wildlife Department, Univ. Birds, Birdsville, NH 01234

Follow with abstract of ≤ 250 words.

State preference: oral or poster presentation.

Students: please indicate if you wish to be evaluated for a possible Presentation Award.

State if you are willing to chair a session.

Students: if you will be presenting a talk or a poster, WOS encourages you to apply for a WOS Student Travel Award to support your attendance at the meeting. Application deadline: 9 December 2016

Please direct questions to the Chair of the Scientific Program Committee, Dr. Jameson Chace, email: Jameson.Chace [at]

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