IVAS Call for Papers

IVAS CALL FOR PAPERS 



JOIN IVAS IN THE



COLORADO ROCKY MOUNTAINS



September 5-8, 2018



INTERNATIONAL CALL FOR PAPERS, WET LAB SEMINARS, POSTER PRESENTATIONS AND

RESEARCH PAPERS



The deadline for submission is February 23, 2018. (Extended)



IVAS 44th Congress on Veterinary Acupuncture



Held at Beaver Run Resort

BRECKENRIDGE, COLORADO 



The International Veterinary Acupuncture Society (IVAS) is pleased to

announce the 2018 IVAS Congress on Veterinary Acupuncture. Come join us in

the Colorado Rockies. 



We invite clinicians and other individuals to submit abstracts for

Presentations, Wet Labs, Poster Presentations and Research Papers for our

2018 Congress. Presentations selected will be presented by the Author and

published in the IVAS 2018 Digital Congress Proceedings. There is not a

general theme at this time, all topics are welcome. All acupuncture,

acupuncture related and Traditional Chinese Medicine therapies will be

considered. 



Congress Presentations:



Congress presentations must be presented in English and accompanied by a

Power Point Presentation and Congress Proceedings Notes. Each presentation

will be presented in fifty (50) minute time slots and can include more than

one time slot. Congress Proceedings Notes will be in English and must

contain 5 appropriate and relevant references following standard scientific

format. 



Abstract Submission Requirements: 



.. Abstracts must be submitted in English



.. Double-spaced and should not exceed 500 words per fifty (50)

minute presentation



.. Abstracts need to be submitted by email, and in a Word Document

(PDF abstracts will be returned) 



.. When emailing your abstract please send it as an attached

document, identified in the subject line "Abstract IVAS 2018 Congress" 



All Abstracts must contain:



Title: Simple title that is appropriate for each requested fifty (50) minute

presentation



Name of Author(s): If more than one author please BOLD the author that will

be presenting at Congress 



Objectives: You will need to include two (2) objectives for each fifty (50)

minute presentation



Requested Length of your Presentation: How many fifty (50) minute time slots

are you requesting



Type of presentation: (Presentation, Wet Lab, Poster or Research) 



A Curriculum vitae for each author must also accompany the abstract. 



Mailing Address:



Telephone Number:



Email:



The deadline for submission is February 23, 2018.



Abstracts submitted without the above information will not be considered. 



How are Presentations selected?



The IVAS Program Committee selects the presentations for the IVAS Congress.

Not all abstracts will be chosen to present at the IVAS 2018 Congress. 



All decisions of the IVAS Program Committee are final.



Notification of acceptance will be sent via email by March 16, 2018 to those

authors whose abstracts are selected by the Program Committee for

Presentations, Wet Labs, Posters and Research at the Congress. The deadline

for submission of the full article for the Congress Proceedings will be June

1, 2018



All details will be included in the IVAS Speaker Contract. 



PRESENTER COMPENSATION



Are presenters reimbursed for travel expenses? No. Only the Keynote

Presenter will receive travel benefits. The Keynote Presenter is chosen (or

invited) by the Program Committee. 



Keynote Presenter - The selected (or invited) Keynote Presenter will receive

honoraria at US$200.00 per hour for 4 hours. Additional compensation

provided is roundtrip economy airfare, hotel for 2 nights, 2 days per diem,

and a complimentary registration to the entire Congress. 



Speakers of General Interest - Speakers of General Interest are selected by

the Program Committee. Selected speakers of general interest will be chosen

by the Program Committee to present in a minimum of two (2) fifty (50)

minute, general morning time slots. The chosen speakers of general interest

will receive honoraria at US$200.00 per hour, for a maximum of four (4)

fifty (50) minute time slots. One (1) day free Congress registration on the

day they present. Once contracted a Speaker of General interest may choose

to receive a discount of US$225.00 off a full Congress Registration instead

of the 1 day free Congress Registration. 



Speakers and Research - Speakers chosen to present for more than one (1)

fifty (50) minute time slot and not chosen as a speaker of General Interest

will receive one (1) day free Congress registration on the day they present.

Once contracted, a speaker may choose to receive a 50% discount off a full

Congress Registration instead of the 1 day free Congress Registration. 



Speakers and Research - Speakers chosen to present that are selected to

speak for only one (1) fifty (50) minute time slot or less, will receive one

(1) day of free Congress Registration on the day they present. Once

contracted, a speaker may choose to receive a discount of US$225.00 off a

full Congress Registration instead of the 1 day free Congress Registration.



Wet Lab Presenters - Selected Wet Lab presenters will be paid an honorarium

of US$100.00 per hour for a minimum of two (2) hours. The wet lab presenter,

if also presenting a paper at Congress, will receive one (1) day free

Congress registration on the day they present. Once contracted a wet lab

presenter may choose to receive a discount of US$225.00 off a full Congress

Registration instead of the 1 day free Congress Registration. 



Poster Presenters - Posters that are selected will receive a discount of

US$100.00 off of Congress registration for each Poster they present. Maximum

number of Posters that can be presented by one author is two (2). Posters

will not be presenting in the fifty (50) minute time slots. 



Please email abstract(s) and curriculum vitae to office@ivas.org 



IVAS



Attn: IVAS 2018 Congress 



Email: office@ivas.org



For questions please telephone: + 1-970-266-0666



On behalf of the Program Committee we thank you in advance for your

collaboration. 



Deborah L. Prevratil



Executive Director



International Veterinary Acupuncture Society 



1730 S. College Ave.



Suite 301



Fort Collins, CO 80525 USA 



Office: 970-266-0666 



Fax: 970-266-0777



www.ivas.org