How to submit your abstract on MARS

The Second AOGS-EGU Joint Conference on New Dimensions for Natural Hazards in Asia

Hyatt Regency Yogyakarta Hotel, Indonesia

Abstract - How to Submit (Opens 13 Jan 2021)

Abstract Submission: By 01 Jun 2021
Author Registration: By 10 Aug 2021
Early Bird Discount: Ends 10 Aug 2021

  • You will need your user account to log on to MARS (the AOGS online portal)
  • AOGS Members can access MARS using their current user accounts.
  • New users can create a user account here
  • Click on "My Abstracts" under author options on the left menu, and follow the on-screen instructions to submit your abstracts
  • A processing fee of SGD35 per abstract needs to be paid before you can proceed to submit your abstract. The payment may not be deferred and the paid fee is non-refundable and not waived for withdrawn/rejected abstracts.
  • Accepted credit cards are: VISA, MasterCard, Amex and China Union Pay
  • Two abstracts is the maximum limit for each submitting author
  • All abstracts should
    1. be related to the themes of the conference,
    2. clearly outline the motivation, evidence, methodology and results of the study, and
    3. be written in clear intelligible English with a maximum of 300 words.
      Please do not include the following in your abstract: figures, photos, illustrations, in-text citations, references, or trade names/brand names. A sample abstract is given here.
  • During the submission process, all abstract authors will be asked to choose
    1. up to three themes most applicable to their abstract,
    2. all hazard types most applicable to their abstract,
    3. up to five 'free text' keywords that best describe your abstract
      (e.g., Singapore, flood, management, databases).
  • Authors may choose their manuscript to be one of the following modes:
    1. No preference,
    2. Poster with short oral overview,
    3. Oral only. Please note that we strongly encourage 'Poster with short-oral overview' as a very effective means of interactions on your work.
  • The scientific programme committee reserves the right to place the abstract in a different and more appropriate theme based on its topic and content.
  • By submitting the abstract, you are granting the conference organizers the right to publish and disseminate it electronically, including publishing accepted abstracts in a publicly accessible location of the conference website.
  • Only abstract(s) submitted via the online process will be considered. You will receive an email confirmation within 24 hours of your submission. If not, please email secretariat to
  • You can modify and resubmit your own abstract anytime but it must be before the submission deadline.

Review Process

  • The Scientific Advisory Committee will review abstracts for content and scientific merit.
  • The review decision will be either "Accepted" or "Rejected"
  • Presentation mode will be decided at the time of session scheduling.

Meeting Registration

  • It is essential that at least one author attends the meeting to present the accepted abstract.
  • If none of the authors for an accepted abstract are registered by 10 Aug 2021 to attend the meeting, the abstract will be withdrawn from the programme.
  • Each registration fee covers TWO presentations maximum.
  • When registering your attendance, the ID of your abstract will be needed (but note that one does not need an abstract to register and attend the meeting).