Abstract Submission


he Scientific Committee of the 2nd World Conference on Forests for Public Health welcomes the submission of original abstracts according to the following submission guidelines the latest by 15 August 2021 (Extended). Closed

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


bstracts must be submitted not later than 15 August 2021 (Extended) Closed. 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, all submitted abstracts will 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:

        • METHOD
        • RESULTS

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

Physiological effects on forest therapy
– Forest Medicine and Forest Therapy for Public Health

Psychological effects on forest therapy
– Mental Health benefits of exposure to Nature
– Reducing stress, and providing therapeutic value for people with chronic and acute diseases.

Industrialization of forest welfare
– Green infrastructure to improve urban life and livelihoods in cities
– Innovation in the forest services sector by using new technologies

Training experts in the field of forest welfare
– Field application and practical use of forest welfare
– Green jobs in the forest services sector
– Planning forest education and forest therapy activities and human recreation in Forest/Natural environment for Public Health

Policy and Traditional Knowledge related to forest welfare of each country
– Valuing and protecting scientific and traditional knowledge
– Legislation and policies on human health and wellbeing with forests

International Journal for Environmental Research and Public Health

Selected abstracts that will be presented in the congress, will have the opportunity to be included in a special issue of the International Journal for Environmental Research and Public Health. The authors of these abstracts will be contacted by the conference secretariat to make the necessary arrangements.

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