Wednesday, March 24, 2010

Reminder: 2010 BSG/CGS Conference

The BSG/CGS conference at Truett-McConnell College in Cleveland, GA is coming this summer, July 28-30. Remember:


That's next week. (No fooling.) Some abstracts have started coming in, and I'm really looking forward to the hearing some of the submissions this year. Here's the full announcement:

2010 BSG/CGS Joint Conference

The summer conference of the BSG and the Creation Geology Society will be held at Truett-McConnell College in Cleveland, Georgia on July 28-30, 2010. Please consider submitting an abstract for the summer conference. See call for abstracts below.

Call for Abstracts

Abstracts are due April 2, 2010

Send all abstracts to The BSG and Creation Geology Society invite abstract submissions for their third joint conference, to be held July 28-30 2010 in Cleveland, Georgia. We seek submissions relevant to the life and earth sciences and the issue of origins. Submissions must offer positive, constructive interpretations or criticisms. Abstracts that are primarily negative or destructive in tone will not be accepted. All abstracts will be reviewed by an editor and at least one other specialist. Submissions will be judged on scientific merit, adherence to the guidelines, and relevance to creationism.


  • Abstracts should not be longer than 700 words. Examples of published abstracts can be found in the Conference Proceedings issues of the Occasional Papers of the BSG (OPBSG). (see Author Guidelines).
  • Abstracts may include references (which are counted in the 700 word limit), but they must be formatted according to the guidelines of the Occasional Papers.
  • Abstracts must include a complete summary of the paper. That includes an introduction, methods, results, and conclusion where appropriate. Abstracts that do not include results or conclusions will be immediately returned for revision.
  • Abstracts should be written in English.
  • Names and affiliations of all authors should be included. Authors working independently should identify their affiliation as "Independent Scholar."
Accepted BSG abstracts will be published in a future issue of the OPBSG. Accepted CGS abstracts will be published separately by the CGS.