Due to the Covid-19 pandemic, the 10th International Shallow Lakes Conference will occur now in a new virtual (online) format, from March 1st to 5th 2021, to guarantee the safety of all participants and democratize the access to the conference.


  • Deadline for registration: 27/11/2020
  • Deadline for abstract submission: 30/11/2020
  • Deadline for video submission with oral presentation: 30/01/2021
  • Deadline for manuscript submission to the special volume of the journal Hydrobiologia: 30/03/2021

Registration Guidelines

Registration fees must be paid in Brazilian Reais (R$) with a valid credit card through PayPal. The registration fee in the conference includes admission to all plenary lectures and thematic sessions. The ECR workshop is optional and if you want to join it you need to choose this option at your registration with no additional cost. Fees to attend the meeting should be paid in advance. Registrations are not considered final until the credit card information is received and accepted by PayPal. 

We understand that occasionally other responsibilities and personal obligations prevent you from attending a program for which you have registered. If you find that you will not be able to attend the meeting, we encourage you to send a substitute. Substitutions can be made at any time at no additional charge. The conference organizing committee must be made aware of all substitutions by email notification.





Before 27/11/2020 (R$)



After 27/11/2020 (R$)



1 Values ​​in Brazilian Reais – 1 US dollar is approximately 5 reais


Abstract Submission Guidelines

Abstract Submission Overview

To have your abstract considered for acceptance, you must submit before the abstract deadline of 30/11/2020. Abstract and registration fees are due at the time of submission and are payable in Brazilian Reais with a valid credit card through PayPal. 

Please read the following information before you submit the abstract:

  • Only one abstract is permitted per presenting author
  • Only abstracts received via the online submission form on the website will be accepted.
  • Accepted authors will be notified in December 2020.
  • Presenters will be notified of session assignments in December 2020.

Abstract Submission Requirements
All persons wishing to contribute an abstract must complete a registration form with payment of the appropriate fees when submitting an abstract. Abstracts will not be accepted if payment of the registration fee is not submitted and accepted by PayPal. A registration fee must accompany each abstract that is presented. Only one abstract per presenting author will be accepted.

Session Codes
To assist the organizing committee in assigning your abstract to an appropriate session, you should use the session codes and enter your first choice under the Session Topic Code portion of the abstract form. Your choice must be indicated if you wish for your abstract to be considered in the chosen session. If your abstract does not fit to any of the sessions listed, please, select the last option “S22 – Other topics”. We will create other thematics sessions according to the number and identity of abstracts submmitted within this option. While every attempt will be made to accommodate your session requests, the committee cannot guarantee your abstract will be placed in the session chosen. Priority is given to the overall scientific program, and therefore, final placement is solely at the discretion of the organizing committee.

Author Notification
Presenting authors will receive electronic confirmation when the abstract and registration are received. Another confirmation will be received in this same manner when the abstract is accepted and assigned. Accepted abstracts will be posted on the website after the scientific program schedule has been determined. 

Abstract Preparation Specifications
All abstracts must be in English, using metric units. Do not include chemical or mathematical formulae, Greek characters, illustrations, figures, or photos. The title of the abstract must be in all caps and must not exceed 200 characters. The body of the abstract must adhere to a maximum character count of 2000 including spaces. Please make the abstract as informative and representative of your presentation as possible.

Important Notes
Submission via the conference website is required. Payment of the full registration fee is required, plus the completed information that must accompany the abstract. Abstracts must adhere to the guidelines stated. Only one abstract is permitted per presenting author. The submission deadline of 30/11/2020, will be strictly adhered to.

Video Submission Guidelines

After the electronic confirmation of abstract acceptance has been received, you will be requested to submit the link of the video on youtube with your presentation. Your video should have a maximum of 15 minutes and be saved on youtube as not listed. You must submit the link of the video on youtube before the deadline of 30/01/2021. All videos will be accessible to all participants from 08/02/2021 to 07/03/2021. 

Presentation Guidelines

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