Mid-Atlantic Chapter of the Urban and Regional Information Systems Association

MAC URISA 2021 Conference
MAC URISA 2021 Abstract Guidelines

An abstract is required for everyone presenting in a moderated breakout session, workshop, digital map gallery, Techspo, or lightning talk.

Each abstract is limited to 500 characters.

By submitting an abstract, you are granting MAC URISA permission to publish it in the program and to disseminate it electronically.

Please read and understand the various presentation types to ensure you submit the correct format of abstract for the session type.

Submit your abstract here.


Please notice and adhere to the following format instructions for the body of the abstract:

  • Do not put your name in the body of the abstract.
  • Do not enter the title in the body of the abstract.
  • Do not include phone numbers or e-mail addresses in the body of the abstract.
  • Do not use abbreviations.
  • Do not include any codes for justification, hyphenation, line height, line centering, margins, spacing, fonts, page centering, page numbering, suppression, or tabs in your abstract.
  • Do not use bulleted lists.
  • Do not use all caps.


Your abstract will not be edited. You are responsible for any spelling, grammatical, and typographical errors.

Use the active voice for your abstract and presentation. Avoid jargon.

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