The Cagayan Valley Health Research and Development Consortium ( CVHRDC) supports the conduct of The Philippine Association for Laboratory Animal Science (PALAS) 31st  Annual Scientific Conference with the theme “Advancing Refinement for Better Quality Research” on May 22-24, 2019 at the Crown Plaza Hotel, Ortigas, Pasig City.

The consortium invites researchers, research assistants and students within the region to participate in the one-day pre-conference and two-day conference which aim to further educate participants on the current trends and issues in biomedical research using laboratory animals. Furthermore,  research enthusiasts are also encouraged to submit their research entries for the Oral and Poster Presentation.

Registration Details: 

A. PRE-CONFERENCE (May 22, 2019)

*Limited slots only, pre-registration is required

*Inclusive of convention kit, Lunch, AM and PM Snacks during the 1-day pre-conference

B. CONFERENCE FEE FOR TWO-DAY CONFERENCE (May 23-24, 2019)

 

*Inclusive of convention kit, lunch, AM and PM snacks during the 2-day conference

C.PAYMENT DETAILS

Keep your bank deposit slip for presentation. You will be required to upload a copy of deposit slip for your online registration. The official receipt may be claimed at the registration desk on the day of the conference.

PESO ACCOUNT

 Payments can be made at any Security Bank branch using the following details:

 Account Name: Philippine Association for Laboratory Animal Science

 Bank Name: Security Bank

 Account Number: 461-006092-001

DOLLAR ACCOUNT

Account Name: Philippine Association for Laboratory Animal Science

US Dollar Account Number: 0461 0060 92200

Bank Name: Security Bank

Swift Code:   SETCPHMM

*Please make cheque/postal money order payable to:

Philippine Association for Laboratory Animal Science

D. ON-LINE REGISTRATION

Step 1: Visit www.palas-ph.org

Step 2: Click the EVENTS link

Step 4: Click 2019 CONVENTION link

Step 4: Click the REGISTER link

Step 4: Fill out the registration form and wait for confirmation from PALAS Secretariat.

Highlight:

31st PALAS Annual Scientific Conference Oral and Poster Presentation

*Deadline of submission for the electronic copy of abstract:  on or before March 30, 2019.

QUALIFICATIONS

  1. Researches to be presented must be original, unpublished, and completed within the last two (2) years.
  1. Ideally, the Presenter should be the First Author. If the First Author is not available, the presenter must be at least one of the co-authors of the paper.
  1. Presenter/s should be present during the 2019 PALAS Scientific Conference.
  1. Pre-registration is required for presenters.

SUBMISSION OF ABSTRACT

  1. Abstracts must be submitted electronically to email address: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..
  1. In the SUBJECT line, use the following format: PALAS2019 Abstract: Last Name, Institution (ex.: PALAS2019 Abstract: Cena, UPM)
  1. In the body of the email, please indicate the following: Presentation Title, Author/s: (underline the presenter’s name), Institution, Correspondents’ email address. Indicate also if the presenting author is an undergraduate student, graduate student, postdoc or professional.
  1. All abstracts should be written in English following the format in the PALAS2019 Abstract Template.
  1. The PALAS Scientific Committee will screen the submitted abstracts deemed for oral or poster presentation.
  1. Selected abstracts for poster presentation will be classified under two categories: 1) Student and 2) Professional.
  1. The corresponding author will be notified of acceptance and schedule of presentation thru email.
  1. Submit also a one-page curriculum vitae or biography of the presenter.

AWARDS

  1. Oral presentations and Posters will be judged during the 2019 PALAS Scientific Conference by Technical Evaluators chosen by the PALAS Scientific Committee.
  1. The top three (3) best oral and top three (3) best student and professional poster presentation winners will be chosen by the Technical Evaluators.
  1. The decision of the Oral and Poster Technical Evaluators is final.
  1. The winners will be announced, and their certificates and cash prizes will be given during the Awarding Ceremony at the 2019 PALAS Scientific Conference.

FAILURE OF AUTHOR/S TO PRESENT THEIR WORK DURING THE CONFERENCE

  1. If for any reason, the authors will not be present during the 2019 PALAS Scientific Conference, they should provide advance notice on or before April 30, 2019.
  1. If the First Author will be unable to present his/her work, s/he MUST submit a request for approval of a co-author listed in the abstract as substitute presenter.
  1. If none of the co-authors can take the First Author’s place, a letter of Abstract Withdrawal MUST be submitted.
  1. Failure to provide advanced notice will result in rejection of the First Author's abstract submission for the succeeding PALAS Annual Scientific Conferences

APPENDIX A.

GUIDELINES IN THE PREPARATION OF POWERPOINT AND ORAL PRESENTATION FOR THE 2019 PALAS SCIENTIFIC CONFERENCE

Length and Format of PowerPoint Presentation:

  1. Presentation must be no longer than 15 minutes.
  1. Presentation must be in MS Office Powerpoint 2007 or later version (landscape orientation).
  1. Font size should be large enough to be seen clearly at the rear of the conference hall.
  1. Product endorsements are not allowed during the scientific session. If a commercial product is used in the study, it must be referred to by its generic name (no brand names) in the abstract and during the presentation.

 Day of Oral Presentation

  1. The presenting author must be present at the assigned date and time.
  1. Please register at the speakers’ table upon arrival at the venue to be provided with an ID and conference kit.
  1. Submit a soft copy of the powerpoint presentation to the Scientific Conference Chair before 8:00 A.M. on the day of presentation (presentation may also be emailed ahead of time). Make sure a backup copy is at hand. Should you wish to review your presentation please ask the protocol person for assistance.
  1. The presenter is alloted 15 minutes for oral presentation and 5 minutes for question and answer. A protocol officer will assist you during the presentation.
  1. The Technical Evaluators will be present during the presentation.
  1. Presenter will be given a Certificate of Paper Presentation during the 2019 PALAS Scientific Conference.

APPENDIX B.

GUIDELINES IN THE PREPARATION AND PRESENTATION OF POSTER FOR THE 2019 PALAS SCIENTIFIC CONFERENCE

I.  Poster Preparation

  1. Poster should be on one sheet and measuring 90 cm (width) x 120 cm (length).
  1. Contents of poster should be divided into topics but must fit the specified poster panel size.
  1. Poster should include the title, names of author/s, affiliate institution/s of author/s. All information should be written in Times New Roman.

       4. The text, tables, figures, etc. should be clear enough to be read from a distance of two meters.

       5.Make headings: INTRODUCTION, OBJECTIVES, MATERIALS AND METHODS, RESULTS, CONCLUSION, REFERENCES AND ACKNOWLEDGEMENT.

Poster Presentation

  1. Double sided tape and technical equipment will be available for the mounting of posters. 2019 PALAS Scientific Conference Staff will be available to guide you. But they will NOT be responsible for putting up your poster.
  1. DO NOT write or paint on the poster boards.
  1. DO NOT use nails, push pins, screws, or any tools that will puncture the poster boards.
  1. Posters will be on display at the Convention Centre from 9:00 A.M. to 5:00 P.M. during the 2019 PALAS Scientific Conference.
  1. Please refer to the 2019 PALAS Scientific Conference Proceedings for the poster board number assigned to you.
  1. Please use the board that displays the number assigned to you.
  1. Please be present next to your poster during coffee breaks and after lunch as much as possible to answer any question from participants and technical evaluators.
  1. Schedule of dismantling of poster is at 5:30 P.M on May 24, 2019.
  1. Presenter will be given a Certificate of Poster Presentation during the 2019 PALAS Scientific Conference.

 

*For further information and queries regarding the Conference please contact:

PALAS SECRETARIAT

Email address: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Dr. Melissa Marie Rondina

PALAS Convention Chair

Email address: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

 *For the official copy of guidelines  from PALAS, please click the link below:

Registration Details: http://region2.healthresearch.ph/index.php/downloads/category/17-palas-31st-annual-scientific-conference?download=48:registration-guidelines

Oral and Poster Presentation Guidelines: http://region2.healthresearch.ph/index.php/downloads/category/17-palas-31st-annual-scientific-conference?download=49:oral-and-poster-presentation-guidelines

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


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