Ontario Pest Management Conference (OPMC) Call for Submitted Posters - General

Posted on Wednesday, May 21st, 2014

This year the Ontario Pest Management Conference (OPMC) will be held November 13, 2014 at the Victoria Park East Golf Course, Guelph, ON. Research presented at the OPMC will focus on all aspects of pest management associated with food and fibre production, and animal and human health. The theme of this year’s conference is “Advancing Plant Health in a Changing World”. 

               As we have a limited number of openings on the 2014 agenda for submitted posters we hope that you make a decision to participate in this year’s OPMC as early as possible. Submissions will be accepted on a first come, first serve basis.  Your abstract for the 2014 OPMC should be sent to Dr. Melanie Filotas (OMAF and MRA) by Monday, September 22, 2014. Please note: details on Crop Life Student Competition Submissions are provided in a separate document.

Poster Presentation: Posters must be 4’ (length) x 3’ (width), portrait format. Compliance with these dimensions is important. The header should include the title, authors and institution where the work was conducted. When you arrive at the conference your poster should be placed on the board displaying your Poster Number. Posters can be set up beginning at 8:30 am on November 7 and must remain in place until afternoon coffee break is over. Any posters not claimed at the end of the conference will be removed and discarded by organizers unless other arrangements have been made.

Conference Web-site:

More information on the 2014 OPMC can be found at www.opmconference.ca.

Abstract Submission Requirements:

Abstracts should contain no more than 250 words. Editors reserve the right to shorten your abstract should it exceed this word limit. Abstracts must be submitted by email in Word format.  A fax submission will not be accepted. Include the following information with your abstract:

  • Author(s) names(s) – indicate name of presenter in bold
  • Address of each author – use superscript numbers to indicate the proper address for each author, including telephone, fax and email information.
  • Abstract – 250 words or less
  • You will be notified by Dr. Melanie Filotas within 10 days of submission whether your presentation has been accepted for OPMC 2014.

Deadline for Submissions: Monday, September 22, 2014

Abstract should be sent to:

Dr. Melanie Filotas Specialty Crops IPM Specialist Ontario Ministry of Agriculture and Food and Ministry of Rural Affairs Email: melanie.filotas@ontario.ca          


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