Call for Abstracts


The 3rd International Symposium on the family Magnoliaceae will be held from 28 Nov - 2 Dec 2016 at the Melia Marina Varadero, Varadero, Matanzas, Cuba.


The deadline for the Call for Abstracts for the  scientific program is 31 August 2016Abstracts need to be submitted via The information below includes guidelines for submitting abstracts for symposium.


Congress Theme

Anatomy and physiology

Conservation and ecology

Cultivation, propagation and breeding

Gardening and landscaping

Molecular biology and cytology


Systematics, phytogeography and evolution


One presentation/One First Author Per Delegate

Please be aware that each delegate is allowed to submit only one abstract either as a presenting or first author.


Format for Oral presentations

To make an oral presentation at the Symposium, simply submit an abstract according to the guidelines below. Oral presentations will be limited to 20 minutes: 15 minutes for presentation and 5 minutes for questions. Contributed oral presentations will be grouped by topic. The symposium room will be equipped with a computer and a data projector. Abstracts are blind reviewed by at least three individuals.


Instructions for Submitting Abstracts

Abstracts need to be submitted via Please follow the instructions carefully, including all requested information and formatting. After you submit your abstract, you will receive a confirmation email.


Abstract proposals must include:

  1. Full name, organization, and email address of person submitting the abstract.
  2. Abstract title: limit to 150 characters including spaces.
  3. All co-authors of the abstract, including submitting author. Submitting author need not be the first or presenting author. Please, underline the name of the presenting author.
  4. Abstract: This description will appear on the meeting web site and in the meeting program, and should not exceed 250 words. It should begin with a clear statement of the topic or objectives and provide a brief description of methods and major results, and it should end with a substantial conclusion. Do not use vague statements such as "results will be discussed".

If you have questions or need assistance, please email