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Call for papers: 52nd BIOTA Annual National Convention & Scientific Sessions

52nd Convention Theme: Biology Education in Unifying ASEAN Countries

April 6 to 8, 2017
Philippine Normal University
Taft Ave, Ermita, Manila, Metro Manila

Download BIOTA 2017 flyer here!

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For invitations please email: Ms.Minerva Arenas, marenas @feu.edu.ph

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Only online submissions of abstracts via http://biotaph.org/biota2017 will be accepted on or before February 28, 2017 (Tuesday).

Only officially registered and paid participants (by March 17, 2017, Friday) are allowed to present a paper and to have their abstracts included in the souvenir program.

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Submission guidelines for abstract proposals (doc/docx format):

1. Limit abstract to 300 words (excluding title, author name/s and affiliation/s)
2. CONTENT includes: introductory sentence on background of study, objectives, very brief description of methodology, summary of results and discussion, conclusion and/or significance of findings.
3. LAYOUT: TITLE (justify, Arial size 12, uppercase, bold); AUTHORS (align left, Arial size 10, sentence case, regular, presenting author underlined, superscript number for address placed after author’s name); ADDRESS (align left, Arial size 9, sentence case, regular, superscript number placed before institution’s name); TEXT (justify, Arial size 10)

Submit under any of these three (3) categories:

Seminar: a 12-min lecture-seminar and 3-min Q&A to be presented during the Scientific Sessions.
Poster: to be presented at the Poster Exhibit.
Workshop: a 1-hr. lecture-demonstration or hands-on activity to be presented during the Scientific Sessions. Please indicate willingness to give a repeat session.

Choose the sub-theme of your abstract submission by indicating it in Keywords

  • Biology education (e.g., Inquiry based teaching and learning,  Technology integration) as a way of acquisition of basic concepts in Life Science domains
  • Research in the Life Sciences or on curriculum reform in Life Science domains
  • Integration of global issues and solutions (Climate change, Biodiversity, Bioethics)
  • Health and Wellness
  • Others (pls specify):

Only officially registered and paid participants (by March 17 , 2017, Friday) are allowed to present a paper and to have their abstracts included in the souvenir program

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Early bird registration fee
(ON OR BEFORE March 17, 2017, Friday)
• Regular member* PhP 3,100
• Current life member** PhP 2,800
• Incoming (new) life member *** PhP 5,800

Regular registration fee
(AFTER March 17, 2017, or on-site)
• Regular member* PhP 3,400
• Current life member** PhP 3,100
• Incoming (new) life member*** PhP 6,100
• Student associate member/ Undergraduate students **** PhP 1,900

* Regular members are those who pay an annual membership fee of PHP 300
** Life members are those who have paid a one-time life-membership fee of PHP 3000 sometime in the past and have been issued a “Life Member Certificate”
***A person applying to be a life member must have attended at least one national or regional convention within the past three years prior to becoming a life member
****Valid undergraduate student I.D. must be presented, Convention materials not included

Registration fee includes membership fee, convention materials (except for Student Associate Members), 3-day snacks and lunches, field trip, and fellowship dinner.

Early online registration is encouraged to ensure receipt of complete convention materials.

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MAKE ALL REGISTRATION PAYMENT TO:
Biology Teachers Association of the Philippines Inc.
Bank of the Philippine Islands (BPI) EDSA-Ortigas Branch,
Account No. 3101-0990-15

Please scan your deposit slip with your printed name and the BPI Branch where the deposit was made, and email with
Subject: 52nd BIOTA Payment Info to:
biotafiftytwo@gmail.com