Registration & Abstract Submission

In order to submit an abstract for a poster, you must first register and pay for the symposium. You will receive an email with a link to submit the abstract.

Deadline extended:  If you wish for your abstract to be considered for a travel award, you must submit an abstract on or before May 15, 2019. 

Note: The symposium is offering travel awards that cover registration and housing for early career scientists.  Individuals from under-represented groups are encouraged to apply for travel awards.  Travel funds will be allocated based on research content, relevancy to the symposium theme, and financial need. Applicants should submit an application form, and have their advisor submit a nomination letter to  Applications are due by May 15, 2019.  Notifications will be made to travel award recipients by approximately May 31, 2019.  

Abstract Submission for Symposium

  • The deadline for abstract submission to be considered for a travel award is May 15, 2019. Abstracts may be submitted until May 31, 2019.
  • You will receive an email confirming the receipt of your abstract submission. Save this email. You have the ability to make changes via the link provided in the email until May 31, 2019.

Preparing Abstracts

Poster Dimensions & Presentation Details

  • Posters should not be larger than 42" x 42" in either landscape or portrait format.
  • Velcro for affixing posters to boards will be provided. 
  • Posters will be featured at poster sessions on Wednesday and Thursday and during coffee breaks and lunch throughout the symposium.

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