Call for Abstracts

Call for abstracts for oral and poster presentations at the joint conference of the 8th CBS and the 22nd NABRW is now open.

Deadline for submission: March 15th, 2017 – oral presentations
                                           May 19th, 2017 – poster presentations

A dynamic exchange of information in the following areas will occur through oral presentations, poster sessions and panel discussions

– Agronomy
– Breeding for adjunct and craft brewing
– Pathology
– Genomics
– Novel tools and technologies
– Barley for animal nutrition
– Traditional and craft malting, brewing and distilling
– Barley uses and quality needs in different markets
– Food Barley –health benefits and processing

Abstract Submission Guidelines

  1. Abstracts can be sent by e-mail to
    A. In your e-mail indicate your presentation format preference (oral/poster)
    B. Send abstracts as a Word Document attachment and include the following information:
    –  Title
    –  Author(s) name and affiliation(s) (Please underline presenting author
    –  Abstract (Maximum 500 words)
    C. Use “Abstract Submission – First name Last name” for the subject line in the submission e-mail
  2. Presentation formats
    – Oral – Oral presentations are allotted 25 minutes (20 minutes for presentation and 5 minutes for discussion). All slides must be in PowerPoint.
    – Poster – Poster presenters are required to be present at their poster at a specific time during the conference (to be announced). Poster presenters may be asked to present their results during the “Quick Fire” presentation session (5 minutes, 5 slides)

Please note: Specifying a presentation format preference does not guarantee format placement. The submission of an abstract indicates you agree to present in the format assigned.

  1. Notification of acceptance as oral or poster presentation will be confirmed by e-mail.


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