Symposium to Honor
Drs. Arthur N. Popper
Richard R. Fay
50 Years of Underwater Bioacoustics

Richard Fay (1976)
Arthur Popper (1967)

Abstracts for poster presentations will be accepted beginning on March 1st, 2013

Abstract Submission Guidelines and Instructions

Abstract submission begins March 1, 2013 and the deadline for submission of abstract is May 1, 2013.

Please submit abstracts to the following email address:

Abstracts should ONLY be submitted as either a Microsoft Word or a Rich Text Format file.
Abstracts should be approximately 250-500 words (including title, author, text, and contact information), at most ONE page in length and should not exceed the space outlined by the one-inch margins. See sample below.

Sample Abstract Template:

Sound Source Localization by Fishes
Joseph A. Sisneros1, David G. Zeddies2, Richard R. Fay3,
1 Psychology, University of Washington, Seattle, WA, USA, 2JASCO Applied Sciences, Silver Spring, MD, USA, 3Marine Biological Laboratory, Woods Hole, MA, USA

This is the abstract main text. Do not tab or indent. Double space between paragraphs. Apply bold, italics, underlines, superscripts and subscripts as appropriate. Use Verdana (or sans serif font, preferably Verdana. If Verdana is not available, use Arial) at a size of 10points.

List senior author first. Bold presenter. Group authors by affiliation. Do not include professional titles. Type affiliation below author lines. Include only the affiliation name, city, state and country in abstract listing.

Contact Information: Joseph Sisneros, Department of Psychology, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98195 USA, Phone: 206-543-8893, Fax:206-685-3157, Email:


Additional Information:
Files must be named with ONLY letters or numbers, or combinations thereof. Symbols (dashes, etc.), spaces or commas will not properly transmit. Do NOT use a space in your abstract file name or it will NOT transmit.

EXAMPLES: INCORRECT: Smith_J, V-2.doc || CORRECT: SmithJR2.doc

- Abstracts should be no longer than ONE (1) page in length.

-No graphs or figures should be included in the abstract.

-Use standard "letter" paper size (8.5" X 11"). Do NOT use A4 paper size.

- Set margins at 1", top, bottom and sides.

- Use a sans serif font, preferably Verdana. If Verdana is not available, use Arial. Set font size to 10 points. Abstracts submitted with font size less than 10 points will not be accepted.

- The title should be short, yet accurately reflect the abstract and later presentation. Attempt to limit the title to one line. The title is a descriptive label, not a sentence.

- Type abstract title flush left at the top of the page.

- Use appropriate formatting within titles: italics (for scientific names), subscript (for scientific formulas and superscript (mathematical equations), etc.

- List the senior author first and use Boldface for the name of the presenting author.

- Type the body of the abstract single spaced without indents or tabs. DOUBLE SPACE BETWEEN PARAGRAPHS.

- Apply bolding, italics, underlining, superscripts and subscripts in your main text as you want it to appear in your final abstract.

- PROOF, proof and PROOF your abstract before you send it. Do not forget to proof all author information as well.


We would like to thank the following symposium sponsors:

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