The Conclave is open to all researchers, academicians, students, farmers and entrepreneurs associated or working on potato R&D. Presentations from eminent members of the scientific community associated with potato research and development will be followed by lively discussions. All communications will be made in English language. There will be following three types of presentations
Lead Paper Presentation
Eminent speakers of national/ international repute will be invited to make their presentations on the various themes of the conclave. The lead papers (minimum 2 pages) of the invited presenters will be published in the Souvenir.
A few papers will be selected for oral presentation in each of the technical sessions. Each presentation would be allowed 5-7 minutes only. All oral presentations should be in MS Power Point only. The authors of these papers will be required to submit a short full length manuscript including abstract, which will be published in the special issue of Potato Journal.
All computer based presentations shall use Microsoft Power Point. The Oral presenters must transfer their presentations to the respective session conveners well before the session to ensure that the presentations work properly.
The remaining submitted abstracts, after review, will be considered for presentation in the poster session related to the theme of the technical session. Best Poster Award for each of the poster sessions will be given based on evaluation by experts. The abstracts of the poster papers will be published in the Book of Abstracts.
Guidelines for preparation of poster:
Poster should be of size 90 cm wide x 120 cm high.
Poster should include minimum possible text and results should preferably be presented in the form of graphs, diagrams, pictures, and/or tables.
The presentation should be arranged in subheads; Introduction, Objectives, Materials and methods, Results and discussion, and Conclusion. A few references may be included in smaller font.
Poster should be legible from a distance of atleast 2 meters, eye catching and readable in few minutes.