National Academy of Science and Technology, Philippines (NAST PHL)
45th Annual Scientific Meeting
Theme: Democratization and the Sciences
Venue: TBA | Date: 12-13 July 2023
Papers for the Scientific Posters Session in line with this year’s theme: Democratization and the Sciences
The papers must be:
  1. Original or have not been presented in any other forum, event or competition. Based at least on undergraduate thesis research, not based on high school science projects or class laboratory experiments, and
  2. Not based on preliminary data.
  3. An Author can only submit as the major author once; the maximum number of papers as a co- author is three (3).
Steps in submitting an abstract entry
  1. Authors are requested to submit the details of their paper via google forms following this link:
  2. The abstract/s and Certificate of originality must be uploaded to the google forms.
  3. (Make use of the title as filename for the upload of abstracts and COO+title for the upload of Certificate of Originality. Abstracts must be sent no later than 15 January 2023. Abstracts submitted in any other manner shall not be accepted the sample file name for upload:
Cadmium transport and tolerance in rice
COO-Cadmium transport and tolerance in rice
Abstracts to be sent via email should follow specified format below:
  • Paper size: Letter size 8.5”x11”
  • Maximun of 500 words (inclusive of Title, Authors and Affiliations)
  • Margin: Top and Bottom = 1 in; Right and Left = 1 in
  • Font type: Times New Roman
  • Title (centered, bold, upper and lower case, font-size: 12)
  • Author(s) (centered, upper and lower case, font-size: 11); authors should use first and surname; presenting author should be underlined, name of major/main author should be in boldface; use
  • Number superscripts if there is more than one affiliation of authors
  • Affiliation (centered, upper and lower case, italicized, Font size: 10); if authors are from different institutions indicate with superscripts respective affiliations. Include the address of the presenting author to enable interested parties to contact the author; including telephone, fax, and e-mail.
  • Abstract body (justified, font size: 11)
  • Keywords (justified in lower case font-size: 11)
  • Word format (97-2003 version)
Guidelines for preparing abstracts
  1. The “Abstract” should fit in one (1) 8x11 page, using the format specified above.
  2. The “Introduction” part should contain the scope and purpose of the work in 2-3 short sentences only.
  3. The “Experimental Approach” should be described briefly.
  4. Only “Highlights of Results” should be presented, which should be quantitative if possible, or as the nature of the paper permits.
  5. Uncommon acronyms should be spelled out the first time they are used; if several acronyms are used, they should be listed with their meanings at the end of the abstract.
  6. Only major “Conclusions” should be stated. No more than five keywords should be mentioned.