Potato Association of America Conference

Boise, Idaho
Sunday, July 22, 2018

SECOND CALL FOR PAPERS, POSTERS & AWARDS
TO BE PRESENTED AT OUR 102nd ANNUAL MEETING 

This is the Second Call for Papers to be presented at the 102nd Annual Meeting of the Potato Association of America, to be held July 22-26, 2018 in Boise, ID, USA. PAA members are invited to present papers dealing with all facets of the potato industry. Authors are required to submit abstracts for papers they plan to present, whether orally or as a poster. At least one author must be a current member of the PAA. Graduate students who are PAA members are encouraged to present oral papers and enter the Frank L. Haynes Graduate Student Research Award Competition. Authors of invited papers for the Symposium are also requested to submit an abstract.

PAA Abstract Submission

Abstracts for the Annual Meeting can be submitted online at http://paa.apexabstracts.com. This website requires you to login. If you have not already setup an account (note this account is separate from the one you setup for your PAA Membership), click "Setup New Account" and follow the instructions to create a login. If you have submitted abstracts through this website before but forgot your password, click "Reset Password". Once you are in the system, on the left side of the screen click "My Titles and Abstracts", and then click "Add New Title/Abstract". The abstract text can be written in the box provided or you can copy and paste your text from a word editing document. The maximum length of abstract text is 300 words and the maximum length of a title is 15 words. If you would like to save the abstract, without submitting, click on "Save Changes". To go back to a saved abstract, login and click on "My Titles and Abstracts" and select the abstract you want to edit. Abstracts can be edited until the deadline, which is March 12, 2018. When you are ready to submit, click "Save and Submit". 

Presentation Guidelines:

All oral paper presentations will be 15-minutes. Authors should plan a 12- to 14-minute presentation with the balance of time devoted to questions. This year all oral PowerPoint presentations will be uploaded before the meeting using the online submission system (http://paa.apexabstracts.com). Presentations MUST be uploaded prior to the meeting (July 22, 2018)

Display boards will be provided for posters.Dimensions for each poster should be less than 48 inches by 48 inches (120 cm by 120 cm).


If you have questions, please contact Carrie Wohleb, PAA Secretary, at cwohleb@wsu.edu.

 

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