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Program Topics

 
  • Precision Agriculture and Global Food Security
  • Proximal and Remote Sensing of Soil and Crop (including Phenotyping)
  • Applications of Unmanned Aerial Systems
  • Wireless Sensor Networks
  • Robotics, Guidance and Automation
  • Precision Dairy and Livestock Management
  • Farm Animals Health and Welfare Monitoring
  • Geospatial Data
  • Big Data, Data Mining and Deep Learning
  • Decision Support Systems
  • Smart Weather for Precision Agriculture
  • Site-Specific Nutrient, Lime and Seed Management
  • In-Season Nitrogen Management
  • Precision Crop Protection
  • Drainage Optimization and Variable Rate Irrigation
  • Land Improvement and Conservation Practices
  • Site-Specific Pasture Management
  • Precision Horticulture
  • Profitability and Success Stories in Precision Agriculture
  • Education and Outreach in Precision Agriculture
  • Genomics and Precision Agriculture
  • Small Holders and Precision Agriculture
  • On Farm Experimentation with Site-Specific Technologies
 

Author Instructions

  • Full papers (or 2-page summary for posters) must be uploaded by 15 MAY 2018 to be included in the conference and proceedings.
  • One or more authors of a paper must be registered for the conference by 01 JUNE 2018 for it to be included in the conference and proceedings.
  • Papers not meeting these requirements will not be included in the conference or proceedings.
INSTRUCTIONS FOR AUTHORS PREPARING PAPERS FOR ICPA
 
NOTE: The online proceedings of the 14th ICPA will provide an enduring, accessible, citable record of your research. All oral presenters are REQUIRED to prepare a full-length paper (4-15 pages long) for online non-referreed conference proceedings. Poster presenters are STRONGLY ENCOURAGED to also prepare a full-length paper. 
 
A NEW PAPER FORMAT IS BEING USED FOR THE 14TH ICPA TO BETTER FACILITATE ONLINE CONFERENCE PROCEEDINGS. CAREFULLY FOLLOW INSTRUCTIONS BELOW AND IN THE PAPER TEMPLATE FILES PROVIDED.
 
PROCESS FOR SUBMISSION
  1. Name the file with your abstract number and corresponding author name. For example “Abstract 101 John Smith.doc”.
  2. Microsoft Word is the only accepted file format. 
  3. Please submit your paper online at www.ispag.org/abstracts by 15 MAY 2018. Login at the site and click the upload paper button to the left of the abstract title. 
  4. Paper must be in a digital “CAMERA READY” format, i.e., fully laid out, with all graphics and figures inline. Tables, graphs, and images should be a part of the document, rather than originating from another software source and must be embedded in the text. For example, do not embed an Excel table and send it with the linked database used to generate the table.
  5. Absolutely NO faxed papers.
  6. DEADLINE: 15 MAY 2018.

Full Paper Instructions for Oral and Poster Authors

INSTRUCTIONS FOR FULL PAPER (REQUIRED FOR ORAL PRESENTATIONS)
A maximum of 15 pages, "camera ready", single-spaced, including figures, tables, graphs and references will be accepted. Authors must format their paper using the MS Word template
 
Full Paper Instructions

Minimum Paper Requirement for Poster Authors

INSTRUCTIONS FOR 2-PAGE SUMMARY PAPER FOR POSTER AUTHORS ONLY
Poster presenters are STRONGLY ENCOURAGED to prepare a full-length paper (see instructions above). The MINIMUM REQUIREMENT for poster authors is a 2-page, "camera ready", single-spaced, including figures, tables, graphs and references will be accepted. Authors must format their paper using the MS Word template
2-page Summary Instructions

Details for Poster Presentations

Please note: poster format must be no larger than 44.5 inches high by 44.5 inches wide (1.15 meters by 1.15 meters). Please be sure your posters are designed to fit in this format. Posters may be attached to the boards using pushpins or velcro. Supplies will be available at the conference registration desk.

The Poster Session will be Monday & Tuesday evening from 5:00 pm to 6:30 pm poster presenters should be present during this time. Posters may be setup beginning at 12:00 pm on Monday. Posters may remain in place through Wednesday morning. Posters should be removed by 12pm Wednesday.

Posters that are left on display past their time will be removed by conference staff.

If you have questions please contact info@ispag.org.

ICPA Template for Papers

Please click the image below for the Template for Papers for ICPA.
 
Template