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1 ABSTRACT SUBMISSION FORM: LACCCB 2018 Inaugural Latin America and Caribbean Congress for Conservation Biology July 2018, St. Augustine Campus of the University of the West Indies, Trinidad & Tobago RAINFOREST TO REEF: STRENGTHENING CONSERVATION CONNECTIONS BETWEEN THE CARIBBEAN AND THE AMERICAS Thank you for your interest in submitting an ABSTRACT to the Congress. NOTE: The maximum number of abstract submissions allowed per person is TWO (one oral and one poster, or two posters). Submission of TWO oral presentations is not allowed. To have both abstracts accepted, the work to be presented in each abstract must be different from each other. Deadline for ABSTRACT submission: Currently OPEN Please contact Congress organizers directly for any questions: * Required 1. address * PRESENTING AUTHOR INFORMATION Please note that the "Presenting Author" will also be listed as the "First Author" and the "Corresponding Author" in the Abstract Book. 2. Prefix * Mark only one oval. Mr. Mrs. Ms. Dr. Prof. 3. First Name * 4. Middle Initial 5. Last Name * 1/12

2 6. Institutional Affiliation * 7. Street Name and Number * 8. Additional Address Line 9. City * 10. State/Province/Region 11. Zip/Code Postal 2/12

3 12. Country * Mark only one oval. Afghanistan Albania Algeria Andorra Angola Antigua and Barbuda Argentina Armenia Aruba Australia Austria Azerbaijan Bahamas, The Bahrain Bangladesh Barbados Belarus Belgium Belize Benin Bhutan Bolivia Bosnia and Herzegovina Botswana Brazil Brunei Bulgaria Burkina Faso Burma Burundi Cambodia Cameroon Canada Cape Verde Central African Republic Chad Chile China 3/12

4 Colombia Comoros Congo, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Republic of the Costa Rica Cote d'ivoire Croatia Cuba Curacao Cyprus Czech Republic Denmark Djibouti Dominica Dominican Republic East Timor Ecuador Egypt El Salvador Equatorial Guinea Eritrea Estonia Ethiopia Fiji Finland France Gabon Gambia Georgia Germany Ghana Greece Grenada Guatemala Guinea Guinea-Bissau Guyana Haiti Holy See Honduras 4/12

5 Hong Kong Hungary Iceland India Indonesia Iran Iraq Ireland Israel Italy Jamaica Japan Jordan Kazakhstan Kenya Kiribati Korea, North Korea, South Kosovo Kuwait Kyrgyzstan Laos Latvia Lebanon Lesotho Liberia Libya Liechtenstein Lithuania Luxembourg Macau Macedonia Madagascar Malawi Malaysia Maldives Mali Malta Marshall Islands Mauritania 5/12

6 Mauritius Mexico Micronesia Moldova Monaco Mongolia Montenegro Morocco Mozambique Namibia Nauru Nepal Netherlands Netherlands Antilles New Zealand Nicaragua Niger Nigeria North Korea Norway Oman Pakistan Palau Palestinian Territories Panama Papua New Guinea Paraguay Peru Philippines Poland Portugal Qatar Romania Russia Rwanda Saint Kitts and Nevis Saint Lucia Saint Vincent and the Grenadines Samoa San Marino 6/12

7 Sao Tome and Principe Saudi Arabia Senegal Serbia Seychelles Sierra Leone Singapore Sint Maarten Slovakia Slovenia Solomon Islands Somalia South Africa South Korea South Sudan Spain Sri Lanka Sudan Suriname Swaziland Sweden Switzerland Syria Taiwan Tajikistan Tanzania Thailand Timor-Leste Togo Tonga Trinidad and Tobago Tunisia Turkey Turkmenistan Tuvalu Uganda Ukraine United Arab Emirates United Kingdom United States (USA) 7/12

8 Uruguay Uzbekistan Vanuatu Venezuela Vietnam Yemen Zambia Zimbabwe 13. Phone * Format: + (COUNTRY CODE), AREA CODE, NUMBER e.g Fax PRESENTATION TYPE One of the primary ways in which recent research findings, novel conservation approaches and conservation experiences will be shared at LACCCB 2018 is through oral and poster presentations given by congress participants. - Oral presentations will be in the form of 15 minutes talks with 12 min. for presenting + 3 min. for questions. - Posters will be presented in Poster Session periods in the afternoons. The presenting author will be required to be by his or her poster throughout the session to explain his/her work to passing audiences. 15. What is your communication preference? * Abstract reviewers will make a final decision whether a submitted abstract for an oral presentation is more suitable as a poster Mark only one oval. Oral Poster Skip to question 16. Speed Presentation Other: AGREEMENT TO CHANGE COMMUNICATION PREFERENCE 16. You have selected "Oral" as your communication preference. In the case that abstract reviewers decide that your presentation is better suited as a poster would you agree to have your abstract reclassified? * Check all that apply. Yes, you can reclassify my abstract to poster or speed presentation No. I prefer to remain as an oral communication TAGGING YOUR ABSTRACT TO A SYMPOSIUM OR THEME 8/12

9 Abstracts can contribute to specific Symposium Topics or General Themes. If you have been invited by a Symposium Organizer to contribute towards a Specific Topic, please select "YES" and in the following step, tag your abstract to the title of that Symposium. 17. Is your abstract associated with a Specific symposium Topic? * Mark only one oval. Yes No Continue to question 18. Skip to question 19. ASSOCIATE YOUR ABSTRACT WITH A SPECIFIC SYMPOSIUM 18. Symposium Topic Please indicate the Symposium Topic that you have been invited to contribute to. If no information is available, include the name of the Symposium organizer SELECTION OF APPROPRIATE THEME 9/12

10 19. Theme * Please select up to two themes most suitable for your abstract Check all that apply. Agriculture & Sustainable Development Behavioral Ecology Biodiversity Conservation & Monitoring Biogeography Capacity Building for Conservation Climate Change & Ocean Acidification Communication, Education & Outreach Culture, Religion & Conservation Ecological Restoration Economics Ecosystem Functions & Service Endangered & threatened species Engineering, Technology & Energy Fisheries & Aquaculture Food security Forest Conservation Freshwater Conservation Habitat Degradation & Fragmentation Human Dimensions of Wildlife/Conservation Human-Wildlife Conflict & Coexistence Indigenous Knowledge & Affairs Integrating Scientists, Stakeholders & Managers International & Transboundary Conservation Land-Water Interface Marine & Coastal Conservation Policy & Planning Pollution Population & Conservation Genetics Population Dynamics & Viability Analysis Protected Area Management Small Island State Challenges Social Marketing & Conservation Psychology Spatial Ecology & Modelling Technology & Innovation in Conservation Tourism & Ecotourism Urban Conservation Other: 10/12

11 ABSTRACT INFORMATION 20. Title * Do not exceed 150 characters (with spaces) 21. Keywords * Maximum number of words: five (5) 22. Type or paste your Abstract text * Maximum number of characters (with spaces): 1500 (approx. 250 words) For advice on writing a good abstract, visit CO-AUTHOR INFORMATION If you are submitting an abstract with several co-authors, please list the names of the first five authors ONLY. We are sorry we cannot provide you with space for more. Format : FIRST NAME, MIDDLE INITIAL, LAST NAME For example: MARTIN H DAKAR 23. Co-author Co-author Co-author Co-author /12

12 27. Co-author 5 CO-AUTHORS' INSTITUTIONAL AFFILIATIONS Please indicate the institutional affiliation of your co-authors: Format: "NAME OF INSTITUTION, CITY IN WHICH LOCATED, COUNTRY" For example: University of Chouaib Doukkali, El Jadida, Morocco 28. Affiliation Co-author Affiliation Co-author Affiliation Co-author Affiliation Co-author Affiliation Co-author 5 SUBMIT your Abstract Before selecting "SUBMIT", please check your information and abstract text to make sure everything is correct. You will not be able to make corrections after you have submitted. A copy of your responses will be ed to the address you provided Powered by 12/12