2013 Annual APGA Conference

Presentation/Workshop Submission Information

Deadline is 10/17/12

Review workshop submission information in the Call for Sessions online. Or download the PDF version

Click here to visit the submission site and create a user account

 



 

1. Log in to ScholarOne (http://apga2013.abstractcentral.com/) using your user name and password

2. Click the Submission Tab on the top right hand corner to review submission requirements

3. Click Create a New Submission on the left hand menu

4. Title & Body section

a. Title (up to 50 words, must be mixed case)
b. In 150 words or less, describe the key issues and concepts of your presentation
c. In 50 words or less, describe your presentation's target audience and the relevance of this topic
d. In 50 words or less describe what participants will learn from your presentation
e. In 50 words or less, discuss (sell) your session
f. When you are done with this section you may preview it if you like, save it and return to it at a later time, or save it and continue

5. Presentation Type/Track section

a. Select your presentation type from the drop down menu:

  • 15 minute individual presentation
  • 30 minute individual presentation
  • 60 minute multi-speaker
  • 60 minute panel
  • 90 minute multi speaker
  • 90 minute panel
  • ½ day workshop
  • full day workshop
  • poster/display

b. Select your track from the drop down menu:

  • Grow/Horticulture
  • Advance/Leadership
  • Develop/Education
  • Devise/Marketing & PR/Media Relations
  • Obtain/Development
  • Change/Visitor Experience
  • Progress/Conservation

c. When you are done with this section you may go back to the previous section or save and continue

6. Institutional Affiliations section

a. Read the instructions at the top carefully
b. For each affiliation, add the following information (Department, Institution, City, Country, State/Territory
c. When you are done with this section you may go back to the previous section or save and continue

7. Authors section

a. Read the instructions at the top carefully
b. Add authors one by one including the following information

     i. Last name
     ii. First name
     iii. Middle initial
     iv. Select their institutional affiliation number from the drop down menu that was created based on the information you added in the previous section (This will make sense when you’re looking at the page, I promise)
     v. Select APGA member or Non-member from the drop down menu
     vi. Select their role from the drop down menu

          1. Individual presenter
          2. Moderator
          3. Panelist
          4. Speaker
          5. Workshop presenter

     vii. Speaker biography (250 words or less)
     viii. Next, save and add more authors if necessary
     ix. Check the box to indicate that you have confirmed your participants (note – you will not be able to submit the abstract until your participants have been confirmed)
     x. When you are done with this section you may go back to the previous section or save and continue

8. This next section is for Workshop submissions only

a. If you are requesting that APGA cover any portion of your presentation or workshop expenses, please submit (upload) a budget in the following format (pdf, doc, rtf) that addresses all costs associated with the presentation or workshop. Example of budget items and relative costs follow. Note: A standard a/v charge will be budgeted for by APGA. 



     i. Cost of internet connection in conference (typically $500-600)

     ii. Travel and/or honoraria for invited speakers (cost varies)

     iii. Transportation costs for off-site workshops ($600)

     iv. Costs for snacks ($15-20 per person)

     v. Meals ($30-40 per person)

     vi. For further information on relative costs to expect, please contact the APGA office at 610.708.3010 or info@publicgardens.org
     vii. When you are done with this section you may go back to the previous section or save and continue

9.  Proof and submit section

a. Follow the instructions at the top carefully, when you are confident that your submission is ready, click submit at the bottom of the page

 

If you have any questions on the submission process, please contact APGA staff at 610.708.3010 or info@publicgardens.org.