GWS2017: Proposal for an Exhibit

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Use this form to propose an Exhibit for presentation in the multi-day Poster Session. Items marked with an asterisk are required fields.

Give the name of the person who will have primary responsibility for overseeing the exhibit at the conference. All correspondence regarding this abstract will go to this person.

Tabletop exhibits must fit on a 2x6-ft tabletop. Freestanding exhibits are designed to stand alone on the floor.

The length is the measurement from the left to the right side as one faces the exhibit. State this measurement as accurately as you can in feet and inches (e.g., 6 ft 8 in, 8 ft 0 in, etc.).

The depth is the measurement from the front to the back of the exhibit at its widest point. State this measurement as accurately as you can in feet and inches (e.g., 3 ft 5 in, 2 ft 0 in, etc.).

The height is the measurement from the bottom (for tabletop exhibits) or floor (for freestandng exhibits) to the highest point of the exhibit. State this measurement as accurately as you can in feet and inches (e.g., 1 ft 10 in, 7 ft 0 in, etc.).

Do not use ALL CAPS. The title can be no more than 15 words.

In no more than 25 words, describe the take-home benefits audience members will receive by viewing your exhibit. For example: Will they learn about new techniques that they can apply in their own work? Hear about new concepts that will help shape the future of parks, protected areas, and cultural sites? Gain a better understanding of a current controversial issue? Be as specific as you can — the Conference Committee is looking for proposals that will deliver demonstrable benefits.

Summarize your exhibit. Format as one paragraph, no more than 150 words.

Provide at least one, but no more than 3, keywords that attendees can use as terms to search the abstracts. Separate each word with commas.

We are looking for people willing to chair concurrent sessions made up of PACs submitted to the conference. Answering “Yes” does not obligate you in any way. We will contact you if an appropriate session, matched to your interests, develops; then you can decide if you'd like to chair that session.

If not, enter "No." If it does, please indicate whether any Indigenous people will be involved in presenting it if it is selected for the conference.

We ask this information to help facilitate the DOI approval process for USNPS employees. WE ONLY NEED THIS INFORMATION FOR USNPS EMPLOYEES WHO WISH TO ATTEND THE CONFERENCE. For these employees, please list their name, duty station, Region, and email. If no USNPS employees are involved, enter “No.”

Use this box to give us any special instructions or requests pertaining to your abstract.