2024 Call for Proposals


We are excited to announce the Call for Proposals for the 10th Timucuan Science & History Symposium to be held on Friday, January 26, 2024, at the Ribault Club on Fort George Island in Jacksonville, Florida. We invite submissions for paper and poster presentations from scholars and university students. Proposals may cover all fields and approaches of natural, cultural, historical, archeological and other scientific scholarship related to the Timucuan Preserve.

Papers should be oral presentations based on completed or on-going research. Symposium organizers will assign individual papers to sessions that include presentations of complementary subject matter. Presentations should be 15 minutes in length although requests for additional time will be considered. Posters should include text and graphics that illustrate completed or on-going research. The exact specifications for poster displays will be distributed upon participant selection. Posters are to be set up the morning of the Symposium and should be staffed 15 minutes prior to and after breaks, as well as during the designated poster session of the Symposium.

  1. Paper and poster proposals must be submitted online at: https://forms.office.com/g/1pQ5zrYniF

  2. Submissions should include a short abstract (200 words) describing the research and any findings along with a short biography (150 words) of the presenter.

  3. Proposals should be submitted no later than October 31st, 2023.

  4. Presenters will be notified of their selection in November.

  5. Please direct any questions regarding the proposal submission process to e-mail us

The purpose of the Symposium is to: provide a networking opportunity for researchers, community residents and Timucuan Preserve personnel; identify research partners for historians and scientists who are currently conducting research within the Preserve; share success stories of researchers; and communicate the resources available, research needs, and protocols of Timucuan Ecological and Historic Preserve.

Last updated: November 9, 2023

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