Oral Presentation

Format of Full Paper

  • The Full Paper should be in Microsoft Word and should not exceed 10 A4 size pages, which is inclusive of abstract, main text, illustrations, graphs, references etc.
  • The first page should be an abstract (not exceeding 200 words)
  • The running text should be in Times New Roman of font size 12, paragraph alignment-justified, in double space.
  • All sub titles should be title case in font size 12 and bold and also left intended.
  • The pages should be numbered consecutively (at bottom central position), starting with the title page and throughout the text, reference list, tables, figures etc.
  • Tables and figures should be referred to in numerical order.
  • All symbols and abbreviations should be properly defined; superscripts, subscripts and ambiguous characters should be clearly indicated.
  • SI units alone should be used.
  • All photos and figures used in the paper shall be attached separately in jpeg or tiff format to enable good reproduction.
  • However they are to be embedded in the Microsoft Word file for the sake of completeness.

The listing of the References at the end of the Paper should be in alphabetical order as shown in the example below.

  1. Devaraj M. Coastal biodiversity-conservation and sustainable management. In: Menon NG, Pillai CSG, Eds. Marine Biodiversity conservation and management. Cochin, CMFRI 1996; pp. 193-205.
  2. Prasanth Narayanan S, Thomas AP, Sreekumar B. Ornithofauna and its conservation in the Kuttanad wetlands, southern portion of Vembanad-Kole Ramsar site, India. Journal of Threatened Taxa 2011; 3(4): 1663-1676.

Structure of Full Paper

  • Abstract
  • Title of the Paper (centre alignment, upper case, font size 14, bold, Times New Roman )
  • Name(s), Address(es) and e-mail(s) of the Author(s) (centre alignment, title case, font size 12, bold, Times New Roman , name, address, e-mail id and contact no: of the corresponding and presenting authors should be specifically mentioned)
  • The abstract in the format specified above (about 200 words)
  • Introduction
  • Materials and Methods
  • Results and Conclusions (including tables and illustrations)
  • References

Presentations can be saved on a USB memory stick. Presenters must use the host computers for PowerPoint presentations.

The Full Paper along with the Abstract should be attached during the registration process. Mode of remittance of registration fee etc. are detailed separately in the registration page. The paper along with registration form should be submitted to Organizing Committee Secretary, NBC 2017, Kerala State Biodiversity Board, L-14, Jai nagar, Medical College P.O, Thiruvanathapuram, Kerala-695011, India. By email id - info@nbc-india.com

Important Dates

Submission of abstracts :


Communication of acceptance of papers :


Submission of full length paper : 12.02.2017

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