Call for Abstracts: Abstract submissions for individual papers and posters for presentation at ISSRM 2018 are now being considered!  This year’s symposium will be held at the Snowbird Ski and Summer resort in the Wasatch Mountains of northern Utah. Information on the resort and the many on-site summer recreation activities can be accessed at This location will also provide easy access to many major U.S. National Parks and National Monuments – ten National Parks are located within a day’s drive or less! Located just 30 minutes from the Salt Lake City International Airport, Snowbird is an easily-accessible, family-friendly, and stunningly beautiful conference venue!

We encourage submissions that are relevant to the symposium theme and those that focus on the interactions between social and ecological systems. All abstracts must be submitted by no later than February 15, 2018, at midnight (Mountain Standard Time). We do not anticipate an extension beyond that date and strongly encourage you to submit your abstracts well before the deadline! Abstracts will be reviewed in the order they are received. To facilitate early registration and travel planning, we will make every effort to send decision notifications regarding acceptance of abstracts to authors within 2 to 3 weeks of submission.

Individual paper and poster abstracts can be submitted electronically by going to the ISSRM 2018 webpage and clicking on “Add” next to “Abstracts (Oral Presentations and Posters)” on the right side of the page. Please note: a login account is required before an abstract can be submitted; you must also be logged into your account to submit an abstract.

Guidelines for Abstracts:
Abstracts should be in paragraph form, without bullet points. Additionally, the abstract body should include details regarding the background, purpose, methods, results, and conclusions. Please also indicate the theory/analytical framework for the work and provide a description of the research methods used.

**PLEASE NOTE** Individuals are limited to serving as lead author on only one oral paper presentation; this does not include co-authorship. Individuals may serve as lead author on an oral paper presentation while also organizing a session, presenting a poster, or serving on a panel.

Please email Jessica Burk ( if you have any questions.



~ 2018 ISSRM Organizing Committee and IASNR Office