Presentation Guidelines

Abstracts, Talks, Posters

You can submit an abstract for your planned contribution to the conference in the form of an oral presentation or a poster (A0 portrait format). Contributions for the topics "Research on mammals in Berlin in the past, presence and future" and "Ecology and Genetics", as well as other fields of mammal research are welcome.

Please submit the abstract until 28th May 2016 as the very latest date to

Your abstract will not be accepted until you register yourself for the conference and you pay the registration fee. Please note that the meeting language will be English only.

The scientific committee will decide about abstract acceptance until 16th June 2016. All accepted abstracts will be published in a supplemental issue of Mammalian Biology. The best posters will receive awards.

ORAL Presentation:
15 minutes presentation + 5 minutes discussion.

POSTER Presentation:
Posters have to be A0 upright format.

Format for the Abstract:

All Abstracts should be formated in the following manner:

Times New Roman, 12pt

Title [bold]

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Name(s) of author(s) [capitals; affiliations by superscript numbers]

Address, e-mail of corresponding author(s), e.g.:


1Institute of Terrestrial & Aquatic Wildlife Research, University of Veterinary Medicine, Foundation, Hannover, Germany, e-mail:; 2Department of Zoology, University of Veterinary Medicine, Foundation, Hannover, Germany, e-mail:

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Abstract text

The abstract should be written in English and not exceed 250 words. It should contain a short summary of the research, used methods, key results as well as conclusions.

Preferred type of presentation
(i.e. poster presentation/oral presentation)

Preferred session
(e.g. 1. Research on mammals in Berlin in the past, presence and future”, 2. "Ecology and Genetics", 3. Free Topic).