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Call for Abstracts
Abstract Submission Deadline:  Midnight on Friday, January 24, 2014

All individuals interested in participating at the 15th International Symposium on Trace Elements in Man & Animals (TEMA 15) are strongly encouraged to submit a one-page abstract from the list of symposium topics and indicate their preference for an oral or poster presentation by January 24, 2014.  Notification of acceptance will be transmitted by February 21, 2014. 


Abstracts must be submitted electronically via the online submission form by midnight on Friday, January 24, 2014, following our detailed submission instructions. 

A complete list of Symposium Topics can be found on the symposium website: www.conference.ifas.ufl.edu/TEMA15/topics  

For Detailed Submission Instructions and to Submit Your Abstract



Registration Information

   Online Registration is now open.  CLICK HERE to register.




Early Reduced

(by March 1, 2014)




(by April 30, 2014)




(after April 30, 2014)


Attendee Fee




Student Fee**

(Photocopy of Student ID will be required)




One-Day Fee




Guest Fee    (Guest fees are not for use by co-workers)





For detailed Registration information: 

                        Meeting Site & Hotel Accommodations 
The Royal Plaza Hotel
(Soon to become the 'B Resort')

1905 Hotel Plaza Boulevard              
Lake Buena Vista, FL 32830
Phone: (407) 828-2828
Fax: (407) 827-6338
Toll-Free Reservation Line: 1-800-248-7890
Hotel Web Site
The Royal Plaza Hotel is offering participants of the TEMA 15 Symposium, a very special rate of $119.00 per night, (plus 12.5% state and local taxes), single or double occupancy. The group rate will be honored three days prior and three days following the conference dates, based on availability.   Please make sure to state that you are with the TEMA 15 Symposium when making your hotel reservation so that you can receive the special discounted group rate. Reservations must be made by Sunday, June 1, 2014 in order to receive this group rate.   Be sure to check the symposium web site for detailed hotel information and to make your reservation:  www.conference.ifas.ufl.edu/tema15/site 

Please note
The Royal Plaza is currently undergoing a multimillion dollar renovation  and will be renamed the 'B Resort Lake Buena Vista'.  Stay tuned for more information as it becomes available. CLICK HERE to see renovation photos that we have received.

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You're invited to become a supporting partner in hosting the symposium. Aligning with TEMA 15 benefits you in many ways:


  • Acknowledgement through the TEMA 15 website with a logo link to sponsoring organization's homepage
  • Complimentary electronic list of meeting attendees
  • Acknowledgement through symposium onsite signage
  • Acknowledgement in the Symposium Abstract & Program Book
  • Acknowledgement through pre TEMA 15 publicity       

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Program and Content Questions

Robert J. Cousins, Ph.D., Local Organizing Committee Chair 

Boston Family Professor of Nutrition
& Director, Center for Nutritional Sciences
Food Science and Human Nutrition Department
University of Florida | 201 FSHN Newell Drive
PO Box 110370 | Gainesville, FL  32611-0370
Phone: (352) 392-2133 | FAX (352) 392-9467





Symposium Coordinator

Sharon P. Borneman, CGMP 

University of Florida | IFAS  

Office of Conferences & Institutes
PO Box 110750 | Bldg. 639 Mowry Rd.
Gainesville, FL 32611-0750 | USA
Phone: 352-392-5930 | FAX: 352-392-9734

Email:  spb@ufl.edu   


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