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Call for Papers
Program Proposals

The 54th Annual Meeting
of the
American Scientific Affiliation

July 30­August 2, 1999
John Brown University
Siloam Springs, Arkansas

Theme: Testifying to God's Goodness
Through Science and Technology

Plenary Speaker

Dr. William Phillips
Nobel Laureate
National Institute of Standards and Technology
Gaithersburg, MD

American Scientific Affiliation, PO Box 668, Ipswich, MA 01938-0668 USA
Phone: 978-356-5656 Fax: 978-356-4375 E-mail:


FROM: Fred S. Hickernell, Ph.D. ­Program Chair

TO: All members

Be sure to put the ASA Annual Meeting (July 30­August 2, 1999) on your calendar now! We welcome contributed papers and poster presentations on all topics related to Science and Christianity. We are especially focusing on the role of science and technology to be used for the good of humankind and to show God's love for us. Please observe the Requirements and Guidelines for Abstracts presented below.

This Call for Papers is designed to be copied and posted. Besides planning your own participation, please personally invite non-members to submit proposals and to attend.

Requirements and Guidelines for Abstracts

1. Contributions must be submitted as abstracts of 200 ­ 250 words to the ASA office for review by January 10, 1999.

a. The abstract should emphasize what is the new and important material in your presentation and contain as much detail of the work as possible.

2. Author's (or authors') full name, address, phone number and e-mail address should appear with the title centered at the top of the page. Indicate preferred mode of presentation: oral or poster.

3. Due to schedule limitations, authors may present only one paper, but they can be included on other multiple-author papers.

4. Please send abstract via e-mail to:; or a disk copy preferably as a WordPerfect (text) file named ABSTRACT.WPD or ABSTRACT.TXT, formatted on an IBM disk using the wrap method to: ASA, PO Box 668, Ipswich, MA 01938-0668.

5. Contributed oral papers will be accorded a time slot of 15 minutes, and 5 minutes for discussion.

6. A separate time and space has been set aside for the poster paper session. This was well received at Cambridge and is encouraged for those wishing wider exposure and more discussion time.

7. Authors of poster exhibits will be supplied with detailed instructions upon acceptance of their abstract.

8. To be included in the final program, presenters must register for the meeting when they receive the Registration Brochure.

Please mail your completed form along with your abstract to:


American Scientific Affiliation
PO Box 668
Ipswich, MA 01938-0668


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Preferred mode of presentation: Platform paper (        ): Poster (            ):

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An overhead and slide projector will be provided.

Please include your abstract as per instructions found under Requirements and Guidelines for Abstracts.