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AS A SPEAKER

To participate as a speaker you must send an abstract following the instructions below before june 30th 2015. The presentation must be focused on one of the main topics of the congress (The impact of climate change on agriculture and IPM, Sustainable IPM: Success Stories, Food Biosafety, and Innovation in IPM). The presentation can be based on a research study or technology transferring experience that can serve as an example for other researchers, technicians or grower in order to be more efficient. The guidelines for sending your abstract are detailed below.

- Guidelines for abstracts (the deadline for sending abstracts is june 30th 2015) .

Send your abstract to the Scientific Committee at the following address: resumenes@congresomip2015.com.gt In the e-mail use as title Resumen15MIP + your first and last name, for example: Resumen15MIPReneGarcía.

Abstracts will be evaluated by a Scientific Committee for approval. If your abstract is selected, you will be notified by the end of june 2015. If so, you will be asked to confirm your participation and to send the presentation.

- Presentation guidelines

All speakers must be registered for the congress. Presentations should be sent no later than 24 hours before the event to the mail address resumenes@congresomip2015.com.gt with the title Presentacion15MIP + first and last name, for example: Presentacion15MIPLeonelGarcía

Presentations must be sent in pptx or .pdf format compatible with Windows and PowerPoint or Adobe Reader. It is recommended to view your presentation in a different  computer to verify that the text and images are presented correctly.

The duration of each presentation is 20 minutes.(15 min + 5 min for questions and answers). It is recommended to use one slide per minute. Equipment for the presentation will be provided by the organizers of the event. Speakers will not be allowed to use their own computers. 

POSTERS

- Guidelines for presenting posters

To present a poster you must send an abstract of your topic before may 15th 2015. For the abstract you must follow the same instructions required for the speakers. To present a poster, follow the guidelines detailed below.

A poster is a visual representation of a written paper. It should summarize the research in a brief and attractive way. The size recommended for posters is 36x48 inches, printed on paper oriented vertically or horizontally.

The information of the poster can be organized in: title, (abstract is not usually included since the poster is a summary itself!), introduction, objective, methodology, results and discussion, and conclusion. The title must be centered in bold Arial font, and size 72 as a minimum.  Following the title, name the authors, institutions and e-mail.

The content of the poster can be divided in two columns. It is recommended to use a plain background in a light color that contrast with the color of the text. Subtitles should be in bold Arian font size 48 as a minimum. The body of text should be justified in font Arial size 24 as a minimum.

It is recommended to use images no smaller 12 x 18 cm with a high resolution.  The poster and an electronic copy must be sent at least 24 hours before the event in jpg or pdf. 

STANDS

With the stands you can promote your products, services or research. There is only one size for stands (3 x 2 meters).

Stands $ 1500.00 • 3 X 2 m size
• Acknowledgement Diploma

DONATE

We are looking for donors from companies and other institutions to collaborate with this event. Sponsorship is classified under different categories according to the table below: 

Categories Donation Benefits
Brass $ 1000.00 • Logo of the Company in the publicity of the event
• Acknowledgement Diploma
Silver $ 2000.00 • 5 Registrations for the event
• Logo of the Company in the publicity of the event
• Acknowledgement Diploma
Gold $ 3500.00 • 8  Registrations for the event
• Logo of the Company in the publicity of the event
• Acknowledgement Diploma
• Link to your website in the Congress webpage
Platinum $ 5000.00 • 10 Registrations for the event
• Logo of the Company in the publicity of the event
• Stand
• Acknowledgement Diploma
• Link to your website in the Congress webpage

ATTEND

The registration fees are the following:

Clasification Normal rate Discount rate
General public $175.00 $150.00
Students* $100.00 $80.00

Last date for discount rate: june 30th 2015

*Students registering must present a student ID or send it scanned to registro@congresomip2015.com.gt.

To register for the event fill the registration (inscription tab) form and send it.