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How to Format Your Abstract

Guidelines

- Each abstract is limited to 250 words.

- Abstracts must describe the presentation's purpose, methods, and conclusions.

- Do not use bulleted lists, underlining, boldface type, italics, subscripts, or superscripts.

- Do not include any codes for justification, hyphenation, line height, line centering, margins, spacing, fonts, page centering, page numbering, suppression, or tabs, in your abstract.

- Do not include your name, affiliation, phone number, or e-mail address in the body of the abstract.

Tips 

- Your abstract will not be edited; you are responsible for any spelling, grammatical, and typographical errors.

- Use the active voice for your abstract and presentation.

- Transmit your research results clearly and concisely, avoiding jargon.

- All abbreviations should be spelled out in the abstract text.

Selecting Keywords 

- Keywords may be compound (such as "political geography").

- Keywords should generally be nouns instead of adjectives or adverbs.

- Keywords must be separated by commas.