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Eligibility requirements

All submissions must include the following:

  • Author/Presenter name(s)
  • Presentation title (10 words or fewer)
  • Company name
  • Complete address, phone, and email information
  • Brief presenter biography (25 words or fewer)
  • Abstract (3,000 characters or fewer, including spaces).
  • Within your abstract description, answer the six "questions to be answered" below before submitting your abstract.
  • Keyword set (list only 3–5 keywords)

Remember, the information you enter will be published on the website and in the agenda. Eliminate bullet points and numbering and avoid using words in all capital letters. Submissions must be in English. All papers and presentations must be noncommercial. At no time is it permissible for presenters to use their time slot to advertise or promote a product, service, or company.

Abstract topics


The summit provides an opportunity for presenters to share how their organizations are bolstering climate resiliency, responding and recovering to the pandemic, and handling local issues and topics. Presentations will be grouped into the following tracks:
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Questions to be answered

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Frequently asked questions

How long should my presentation be?

Your submission should specify an interest in presenting as a full presentation or as a lightning talk. Full presentations will be 20 minutes. Lightning Talks will be 8 minutes. Notification of which presentation type you’ve been selected for will be provided at the time of acceptance.

How are abstracts chosen?

Our committee will evaluate each abstract and make selections based on topic, content, and time availability. You are also evaluated based on your responses to the required six questions. All authors will be notified after the selection process.

Where will I be able to find proceedings from my presentation?

Proceedings will be published on the event website in the footer.

Am I allowed to promote my product?

No. Product promotion is not allowed. Papers and presentations must be noncommercial. At no time is it permissible for presenters to use their time slot to advertise or promote a product, service, or company.

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