Call for Papers

Abstract Instructions & Submission

Please mind the important dates and deadlines in order to successfully register and participate the conference. Conference abstracts are invited on the outlined topics and others falling within the scope of the meeting and clearly state the purpose, results and conclusions of the presentation.We welcome both oral and poster presentations.

Abstracts should be written in MS Word, contain maximum of 1 000 words (+ one figure or table ). Please use this template for writing your abstract. Abstracts should be submitted until 1st August 2016 to official email Please keep in mind to complete registration form as obligatory part of your European Wilderness Academy Days attandance.

Plenary Topics 2017

This years presentations will focus on the following topics. Please focus on these topics. If you have another interesting wilderness, old-growth beech forest, wild rivers or wild area related topic you wish to present, please contact us ASAP.

  • Old-Growth Beech Forest: Threats and opportunities
  • Sustainable Tourism in the Carpathians: Saving wilderness through tourism
  • Lessons learned from EWQA: Challenges and recommendations for the future
  • Wild Rivers and Wild Islands: the next frontier
  • Ukraine: Nature conservation between the Post-Soviet and Pre-European legislation
  • No Fire Control in Wilderness Core Zone: Feasible or not?
  • WildArts: Taking the fine arts into Wilderness

Session formats

Conference participants are given opportunity to present their research at oral and/or poster sessions. The following text will provide certain instructions for providing successful presentations.

Oral presentations

Most of the sessions will consist of oral presentations. Each lecturer will have 20 minutes for the presentation and 10 minutes for questions/discussions. Lecture rooms are equipped with computers for Power Point presentations. Make sure you download your presentation to the computer in your lecture room before your session begins. Each session also has a chair person who is responsible for time keeping and introduction of each presenter. Please introduce yourself to the chair before your session begins. If you need special equipment for your presentation, please contact the conference organizers in advance.

Poster presentations

The European Wilderness Academy Days also welcomes poster presentations. This is an opportunity to provide more conference attendees to review and discuss your work with you.

There will be a special poster room close to main conference room. This room will be accessible throughout most of the conference. Make sure your poster is put up on Wednesday before the lunch break, and please take it down before the closing session on Friday afternoon.

For poster presenters there will be available space to accommodate ISO A0 (1189 mm x 841 mm) or ISO A1 (594 mm × 841 mm) size posters, both portrait and landscape oriented. The posters will be fixed on the board or wall by adhesive tapes or clips that will be provided by the organizer. Please note that the authors are responsible for layout and printing of the posters, as well as for handouts of the posters which are indeed welcomed.

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Presentation Proposal Form

Please fill out this form, if you would like present an interesting wilderness, wild river, old-growth or wild area related topic at the European Wilderness Academy Days 2016. We will get back to you as soon as possible concerning your proposal.