Recent Advances In Fermentation Technology (RAFT 13)

October 27 - October 30, 2019

Hyatt Regency Coconut Point, Ft. Myers (Bonita Springs), FL

NOTE: When entering your abstract title, use upper case letters ONLY for the first word in the title and any genus or proper name appearing in the title. Use lower case for all other words in the title. 


Submit your final abstract no later than September 15, 2019 You will be notified of acceptance as soon as possible but no later than the first week of October, depending on date of submission.

The RAFT Poster Session will be held Monday evening, October 28, 2019. All posters displayed must have one author available during the prescribed time period to discuss the poster.

IMPORTANT: You will be notified by email of acceptance of your poster abstract. All accepted Poster Presenters should be registered and paid in full by the regular registration deadline of September 27, 2019. in order to have a space in the poster hall.

RAFT® 13 Poster Session Set-up

  1. Poster sessions will be held (times subject to adjustment):
    Sunday, October 27 from 5:00 - 7:00 pm and Monday, October 28 from 5:00-7:00 pm.
    Room: Calusa D-H
    The poster session is 2 hours in length. Authors should be available during that time to answer questions, expand on the material and take part in discussions.
  2. Poster Size: 4 feet high by 4 feet wide. Separate labeling with the poster title and authors, may be prepared for the top of your poster space. There will be two posters per side of each 4 foot x 8 foot board.
  3. Set-Up: Poster boards will be available for setup on Monday morning, October 28 during the mid-morning coffee break. Please have all posters displayed no later than the end of the lunch break on Monday.
  4. Posters should be displayed on assigned boards. Locate your poster number in the meeting program. Your poster number will be posted on your board prior to set up.
  5. Please do not write, draw or paste on the poster boards. A supply of poster pins will be available at the registration desk in the hotel.

Thank you for your submission. We look forward to your participation in RAFT® 13.

Please contact SIMB at  any time for additional assistance.


A laptop will be available in the session room. Please check to see whether presentations should be provided to your session convener or loaded directly on the laptop just prior to the beginning of the session.

Making Presentations Available to Attendees: Oral presenters should plan to upload their presentations to the Confex website where you submitted your abstract before the first day of the conference. Presentations will be viewable only to RAFT® 13 attendees via password.

NOTE about Contributed Abstract Submissions. You will be notified of acceptance for an oral session no later than the first week of October, possibly sooner, depending on submission and availability.  If a slot is not available in the technical sessions you will be invited to present in the poster session.

Maximum Abstract Length is 325 Words for all papers.

Submit an Abstract

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    Submission Deadline: Sunday, September 15, 2019, 11:59pm PT

    Submission Deadline: Sunday, September 15, 2019, 11:59pm ET

    Submission Deadline: Wednesday, August 14, 2019, 11:59pm ET

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