The abstract notifications will be made available on March 25, 2019
The World Association for the Advancement of Veterinary Parasitology (WAAVP) is the largest international veterinary parasitological organization in the world.
WAAVP is a non-profit, organization for scientists who study helminthology, protozoology and entomology. Founded in 1963, the association is the largest international veterinary parasitology organization in the world, with membership of over 600, consisting of veterinarians, parasitologists and others interested in the area. The official organ of the WAAVP, the scientific journal Veterinary Parasitology, publishes papers dealing with all aspects of parasitic disease: prevention, pathology, epidemiology, treatment and control of parasites.
The association is dedicated to encouraging research in veterinary parasitology and promoting the exchange of information and material amongst researchers, veterinary practitioners and animal health investigators. For this purpose, the WAAVP holds a biennial conference attracting attendees from around the globe. The conferences cover all aspects of veterinary parasitology. Other conference activities include award presentations, special symposia and workshops and discussions mixed with a good helping of fun!
The three tracks of the conference are:
Please note the sub-tracks:
All abstracts must be submitted by February 22, 2019 (23:59 PST).
Having considered your abstract, the scientific committee will advise if an oral presentation can be made available to you. If it cannot, a poster session opportunity may be made available. In all cases the WAAVP Scientific Committee’s decision will be final.
If your paper is accepted, the scientific committee will keep you advised as to when it will be presented. Once your abstract has been submitted, you may only make changes to your authors and affiliations up to February 22, 2019.
You will first be prompted to create an account. This will require your email address and the creation of a password. You will then need to click the tab to Update Contact Information. Click Create Contact to enter your personal details. At this time, you will be asked to confirm your student status (if applicable) and to select which travel award you would like to be considered for. All student registrations must be accompanied by a PDF letter signed by the head of the department/graduate chair confirming undergraduate or graduate student status along with the contact information of the supervisor. Please ensure you have this document ready. Then you can click on the Abstract Submission tab to begin submitting your abstract.
Step 1: How to submit my abstract?
Your abstract must contain:
Step 2: Abstract Title and Presentation Type
Step 3: Chose a Track AND Sub-track
Step 4: Authors
Prepare the list of authors and coauthors before submitting your abstract. The first author should be the presenting author, if possible, and if not, the presenting author should be indicated.
For example, if in the Author Affiliation Entry 1, you wrote University of Wisconsin-Madison. For the Abstracts Authors, if the Author has the same affiliation, please include in the Affiliations Box the corresponding number, 1. For every new affiliation added, please include the number corresponding to that affiliation in the Affiliations Box under Abstract Authors.
Step 5: Abstract upload
The maximum word limit is 300. Tables and figures/graphs are not permitted. Your abstract should outline the aims, contents and conclusions of your paper/presentation.
Step 6: Review
Review your submission to ensure that all details are correct. Any outstanding issues will be noted in red.
Step 7: Submit
The abstract is automatically registered as a “draft” status. As long as you do not submit the final version, you can change your abstract until the submission deadline by returning to the submit page using your account login. Once submitted no further changes are allowed.
IMPORTANT: Only abstracts with a “Submitted” status will be forwarded to the Abstract Review Committee after the submission deadline. It is your responsibility to submit your abstracts by clicking on the “submit” button before the deadline (February 22, 2019). Submitted abstracts cannot be modified, please review your abstract carefully before submitting it.
After clicking the “Submit” button, you will receive an email confirmation of your submission.
Step 8: Evaluation
After the submission deadline, abstracts will be sent to the Abstract Review Committee. The Abstract Review Committee will decide whether the abstract is acceptable for the conference, and subsequently whether the abstract is accepted as an oral or a poster presentation based upon the final rankings.
All presenting authors will receive an email notification of whether their abstracts were accepted or rejected on March 25, 2019. Please ensure that the presenter’s email address is valid and that you whitelist the Abstract and Speaker Manager’s email,
For any inquiries, please contact the Abstract & Speaker Manager at WAAVP2019-Speakers@icsevents.com. If your inquiry is regarding a particular draft or submission, please include the paper number and abstract title in your email.