Research Paper Submission Guidelines
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Key Dates

Abstract Submission Portal Opens: October 15, 2021 Revision Deadline: December 15, 2021 Abstract Submission Deadline: December 19, 2021 Decision Notifications: January 7, 2022 Presentation Agreements Due: January 13, 2022 Draft of Oral Presentations Due: January 28, 2022 Final Oral Presentations Due: February 17, 2022 Written Paper Drafts Due: February 17, 2022 Revised Written Paper Drafts Due: March 15, 2022

General Guidelines

  • Submissions must be scientific and/or technical in nature and should fall under the interest areas of the conference.
  • Submissions must be original and not previously presented without disclosure of presentation.
  • Previously presented abstracts will be considered if, the abstract has a significant extension of previously published or presented work.
  • Abstracts are limited to 250 words.
  • Interest areas for submission are:
    • Analytical Solutions
    • Cultivation and Alternative Strategies
    • Extraction and Separation
    • Formulation and Fill/Finish
    • Pre-Clinical/Clinical Research
    • Other
While our core focus in cannabis, we will also consider work in psychedelics.
  • Authors must choose their presentation type (oral or poster). If you chose oral, would you be willing to do a poster session if you are not selected for an oral presentation? (Y/N)
  • No revisions to the abstract may be made after the revision deadline.
  • Oral presentations must reflect the submitted abstract. In particular, the title, authorship, and scientific content.
  • Abstracts containing overt sales or marketing materials will be rejected. Presentations and papers containing overt sales or marketing will be rejected.

Responsibilities of Presenting Authors

  • Presenting author must be listed as one of the co-authors on the abstract.
  • Presenting author will serve as the primary contact for all correspondence regarding the submission and presentation.
  • Presenting author will be responsible for:
    • Ensuring all authors have read the abstract and agreed to be co-authors.
    • Obtaining copyright information from all co-authors.
    • Notifying all co-authors of any changes, deletions, additions as communicated by the Emerald Conference Scientific Committee.
    • Forwarding all communication surrounding the abstract and presentation.
    • Creating and delivering the presentation as well as a written version of the presentation to be included in published proceedings of the conference.

Review & Selection Process

  • Before and after the abstract submission deadline, abstracts will be released to the Scientific Committee for review.
  • Committee members will be notified of any modifications.
  • Abstracts will be evaluated and scored, based on their scientific merit.
  • Incomplete Abstracts will be rejected.
  • Abstracts containing overt sales or marketing will be rejected.
  • Peer review of submissions will be done by Interest Area as chosen by the author.

Acceptance/Rejection Notification

  • Notification of acceptance or rejection will be emailed to the author by 11:59 PM PST (UCT-07:00) January 7, 2022.
  • If your abstract is accepted, the email will specify whether it is accepted as an oral or poster presentation.

Post-Acceptance Formats

  • Oral presentations will be required to be presented using a PowerPoint template. Conference management will email upon receipt of the Speaker Agreement.
  • Speakers will have 30 to 45 minutes to present
  • Speakers, at the conference, will be provided a podium, screen with presenter view, a clicker (to forward the slides), and a lavalier microphone.
  • Poster Presentations are required to fit on a 4' tall x 8'wide poster board. Maximum poster size is 3'10" tall x 7'10" wide. Posters should be in Landscape Orientation.
  • Poster presenters are highly encouraged to use a poster formatted using this presentation concept - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1RwJbhkCA58
  • Conference management also will share guidelines for written proceeding papers upon acceptance
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