DEDICATED TO SAFE AND HUMANE ANIMAL TRANSPORT - WORLDWIDE

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ABSTRACT TOPICS

Abstracts should be related to the transportation of animals as it relates to:

  • Welfare
  • Stress
  • Meat quality
  • Environmental control
  • Biosecurity guidelines
  • Training programs
  • New transport designs
  • Crate and trailers
  • Technology relating to animal transport, monitoring etc.

SUBMISSION DEADLINE

All abstracts must be submitted electronically. The deadline for submission of abstracts is December 31, 2019. Authors will be notified no later than the 10th of January, 2020 on acceptance of their poster. Guidelines for abstract preparation are provided below and should be read carefully prior to preparing your abstract.

Abstracts will be selected for poster presentation as well as the possibility for oral presentation.

PREPARATION INSTRUCTIONS

The abstract will be used by the Program Committee as the sole basis for acceptance of the paper for presentation. Thus, the abstract should clearly communicate the new and significant results that have been obtained. Therefore, submitted abstracts should read like a short paper and be suitable for publication. Time and effort spent constructing a clear, concise, and wellwritten abstract will maximize the chances of paper acceptance. Abstracts should clearly state:

  • The objective of the work
  • The results and accomplishments & their significance
  • The advancement over previous work

Questions regarding abstract preparation should be forwarded to Alberto Torres - Program Chair at

FORMAT GUIDELINES

Pages should be ANSI A (8.5 X 11 in.) or ISO A4 (210 X 297 mm) with margins of 1 in or 2.5 cm on all edges and font size not less than 10 pt. The abstract must be converted to Adobe PDF or Microsoft Word format for electronic submission. The text page should include the authors' names, address, affiliation, telephone number, and email address. Figures should be clearly labeled and captioned so that they can be understood independent of the text page. All text embedded in the figures must be greater than 8 pt font size. References to prior work should be included as a footnote at the end of the text page.

SUBMISSION INSTRUCTIONS

All abstracts must be submitted electronically to Do not mail hardcopies of the abstract. Necessary information needed:

  • Name, mailing address, phone, and e-mail of the first author
  • Names and affiliations of the co-authors
  • Complete contact information of the corresponding author if other than the first author
  • Assignment of abstract category based on the topics that are provided.

AWARD

After review by the Poster Committee members, ATA will offer:

First Place

$500 bursary 

1-year complimentary membership

Second Place

1-year complimentary membership