Call for Sessions


The IMA 2018 call for sessions is now close.

If you missed the deadline but would like to suggest a session please contact info@ima2018.com

 

INFORMATION ABOUT THE CALL FOR SESSIONS

Possible meeting themes at IMA2018 may include:

  • Applied mineralogy, materials science
  • Clay science
  • Mineralogy at high pressure and temperature
  • Economic geology/mineralogy
  • Environmental mineralogy/geochemistry/biomineralogy
  • General and specific mineralogy
  • Geochemistry and Petrology
  • Geochronology
  • Methods and applications
  • Mineralogical crystallography
  • Historical mineralogy and mineral museums
  • Planetary mineralogy
  • Synchrotron/neutron science

Terms and conditions

What is involved in submitting a session suggestion?
To submit a session please fill in the online session submission form. Please ensure you fill in all mandatory information and agree to the terms and conditions.

If my session is selected, will I be responsible for that session?
Yes, if your session is selected for inclusion in the program you will be responsible for the development of the session. This includes but is not limited to

  • Encouraging and promoting the submission of abstracts for your session.
  • Reviewing submitted abstracts.
  • Developing the overall session using the successful abstracts and/or invited speakers.

May I submit more than one session?
Yes, you may submit more than one session, however you must be willing to be involved in the development in all sessions suggested that are accepted as part of the program.

Why should I submit a session?
This is your opportunity to help shape the content IMA2018. If your session is selected as part of the IMA2018 program you will also be given the opportunity to become an IMA2018 ambassador. As an ambassador, you will be rewarded for attracting 25 or more abstract submissions for your session with a complimentary student registration to attend IMA2018.

Only one abstract per abstract author will be counted towards the 25 abstracts. If abstract authors submit multiple abstracts under more than one session they will be asked to selected a primary session. Only primary abstracts will be included towards the total abstract count for your session.

Terms and conditions

In submitting a session suggestion I agree to the below terms and conditions if my session is accepted and included in the IMA2018 program;

  • Take responsibility for the development of the session including but not limited to
    • Encouraging and promoting the submission of abstracts for your session.
    • Reviewing submitted abstracts.
    • Developing the overall session using the successful abstracts and/or invited speakers.
  • Register and pay to attend IMA2018 as a full time delegate.