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Abstract Submission

Abstract Submission Guidelines

The Scientific Committee of the 3rd World Conference on Forests for Public Health welcomes the submission of original abstracts according to the following submission guidelines the latest by 30 April 2023.
The abstracts submitted will be assessed, peer reviewed and grouped by topic. Accepted abstracts will be presented as oral or e-poster presentations. All presented abstracts as oral or e-poster form will be published in the book of abstracts.

Submission of abstracts & guidelines

Abstracts must be submitted not later than 30 April 2023. by filling in the on-line abstract submission form. available Abstracts received after that deadline will not be accepted.
For every accepted abstract is required for at least one of the authors to be pre-registered. Authors are exclusively responsible for the submission of their presentation according to the abstract submission guidelines and for submitting their abstract in due time according to the abstract submission deadline.
If guidelines are not followed, abstracts will be returned to sender/writer to correct them if the abstract deadline hasn’t expired. As soon as the evaluation process is concluded, submitted abstracts may receive comments and suggestions from the peer review process.

In case you find any difficulty in submitting your abstract electronically, please contact ARTION Conferences & Events at fph@artion.com.gr.

The Scientific Committee reserves the right to include a presentation according to the needs of the Conference’ Scientific Program or change the presentation type from oral to e-poster.

Abstract Content

Software: Abstracts should be typed on a word processor (such as MS Office Word 1997-2003, 2010, 2020, etc.). Font, size, spacing, alignment They should be written in Calibri font 11 pt, single-spaced, without spaces between paragraphs and justified paragraph alignment.

Spacing & Paragraphs: The first line of paragraphs should not be indented. There should be no spaces between paragraphs: title, authors, and affiliated institutions/hospitals. There should be one single space between the affiliated institutions/hospitals and the abstract text.

Title: The title should be in BOLD UPPER-CASE LETTERS without accent marks, as brief as possible (no more than two lines) and it should not contain information that reveal the source of the abstract.

Authors: All of the names should be written in the nominative in a Heading font; the surname should follow the first initial of the name; and the superscript should be inserted at the end with no space. The presenter’s name should be underlined; the superscript should not be underlined. Listed names should be separated by a comma, e.g. M. Papadopoulou1A. Papadopoulos2Address of institution It should be written in a Heading font. The name of the institution should precede the location, if the location is not included in the name of the institution (e.g. Spine and Scoliosis Unit, “KAT” General Hospital of Attica, or Department of Neurosurgery, 424 Army General Hospital, Thessaloniki). When more than one institution is mentioned, the reference superscript should be written in parentheses before the name, e.g. M. Papadopoulou1A. Papadopoulos21 Spine and Scoliosis Unit, “KAT” General Hospital of Attica Department of Neurosurgery, 424 Army General Hospital, Thessaloniki

Subheadings: The abstract must be divided into:

  • INTRODUCTION
  • METHOD
  • RESULTS
  • CONCLUSIONS

Each section should begin with the title as written above (in bold upper-case letters without accents), followed by a colon and the accompanying text. Each section should start with a new paragraph, but there should not be a space between paragraphs. Abbreviations may be used after the reference has been written out in full in parentheses after the first appear in the text. The text should be no longer than 500 words. Approved abstracts must be presented under the topic are indicated in the program. Otherwise, as regards e-posters, the indication “Not presented” will appear next to the abstract title, and the authors may not include any reference to the abstract in their CVs.

Submission Topics

  • Environmental health epidemiology, Forest Medicine and physiological
  • assessments, Global health issues of Public Health and Green spaces.
  • Mental Health benefits of exposure to Nature and Green spaces.
  • Planning physical activities and access for human forest recreation and tourism in
  • Forest/Natural environment for Public Health.
  • Urban forests and their ecosystem services for Public Health (heat, air pollution,
  • noise, etc., natural immunity included).
  • Urban forestry and green spaces planning and design for Human Health activities,
  • availability, and accessibility.
  • Forest therapy, Public Health policies and economics, social cohesion, and socioeconomic aspects in Forests for Public Health.

Publication to Journal Forests MDPI

All congress abstracts will be published in a Special Issue of the “Forests” Journal by MDPI (3,282 impact factor) with no extra charge for the authors. The author has the right to later publish the full paper of the accepted abstract in the journal with a discount, the size of which will be determined by the quality and the grade of the paper.

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