Abstract Submission

Abstract Submission Guidelines


International River Summit 2016 is inviting abstracts for two categories of presentation:

Oral presentations

Oral submissions are invited from authors. All abstracts submitted will be assessed by the Scientific Committee. When you submit your abstract please indicate whether you will also be providing a full paper for publishing with the online conference proceedings?
The total allocated time for General Presentations will be 10 minutes, 15 minute question answer session also be taken together for all presenters.
Lead Presentations 15 minutes, a 5 minute question time will be provided at the end of presentation.
Keynote Address 25 minutes, a panel discussion will be held at the end of session for all the presenters.


Posters provide an excellent opportunity to showcase any of your or your organisation’s innovations and ideas in a concise and easy to read manner. Posters will be displayed in hard copy. A Poster submission is a great opportunity to share your work with IRS-INDIA2016 delegates in an informal and one on one setting. The IRS-INDIA2016 is awarding a Memento for the best poster submitted in 2016, the poster author must attend the IRS-INDIA2016. The Poster Award will be announced during the Summit finale.
The nomination to present a poster within the IRS-INDIA2016 space with the additional option to make a short (five-minute) oral presentation to conference delegates. This presentation includes a four minute presentation and one question from the audience. This is a unique opportunity which allows you to be included in the Summit program, and to initiate more in-depth conversations with fellow delegates regarding your work. Full paper should also be submitted after acceptance of Oral/Poster Abstract.


While submitting your abstract, you may fill all the details in the attached template and mails to us at IRS-INDIA2016 you have to submit

1-Title of Your paper
2-Theme and sub theme area
3-Name and organization of all the authors
4-A short Biography of 50-100 words of presenting author so that IRS-INDIA2016 delegates can understand your professional or research background. This may also be used as promotional material.
5-You will be asked to list five (5) key-words that best describe your topic, case study, geography and/or issues.


Please use the sample template given to prepare your submission – just overwrite with your own information, save where you can find it easily and then email it to us. Title of presentation to appear in program should be limited to 12 words maximum.
Format: Ms Word File
12-point Times New Roman font
Author(s) (underline author(s) who will be presenting)
Affiliation / Institution of each author
Email contact address of each author

The abstract should be text only and submitted in English.

Abstract Submission

1-To submit your abstract, simply choose the theme and sub themes for your Abstract Proposal.
2-Construct your abstract in the appropriate Oral/ Poster Submission template document. 
3-Once your abstract is completed, download the Abstract template from the ABSTRACT SUBMISSION menu at our website
4-Fill-in the template carefully
5-Please save the template with file name such as: IRSINDIA2016_ Last name First initial.doc
(e.g. IRSINDIA2016_Mishra R.doc) E-mail the template: RiverSummit2016@gmail.com by mentioning the SUBJECT: Abstract Submission.

Selection criteria

Abstracts will be evaluated on the following criteria:
       Relevance to Conference theme/subtheme or topic
       Originality (e.g. contribution of new knowledge, practice or insight)
       Significance of the work
       Audience appeal
       How they will contribute to the diversity of presentations at the conference
       Demonstration of presentation ability (including facility with English language).


You will be notified within 20 days of Closing of Abstract submission, if your abstract has been accepted. Notification regarding acceptance of the abstracts will be emailed to the submitting author. The author will then be required to register for the Conference with in the last date of Registration and should submit the full paper within the notified dates.
The number of abstracts received usually outnumbers the program places available. Abstracts submitted but not selected for Oral presentation may be offered Speed Talks or Posters.
The Scientific Committee may seek to edit your work (with your approval), however it is critical that it has been checked carefully for grammar, spelling and technical correctness prior to submission.


In accordance with the Privacy Amendment Act 2001, we advise that All information should be provided correct and a responsible manner


1-All presenting authors must register with in the last deadline of online registration to attend.
2-All travel and accommodation for presenting authors is at your own expense. The IRS-INDIA2016 has no funds available to support attendance of authors submitting abstracts under this Call.
3-All authors must complete the copyright release form found on the online submission system when submitting their abstract for consideration.
4-Standard audio visual is provided for all sessions (microphone, Projector, screen, and laptop). Any additional requirements must be informed at the time of submission of full paper.
5-Material presented must be based on the authors own original material.

Contact details

If you need any further clarification or have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact  Email: RiverSummit2016@gmail.com