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Polly Ranson, Meeting Secretariat

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3805 Old Easton Road
Doylestown, PA 18902 USA

Tele (215) 489-4900

Abstract Submissions

2017 Abstract Submission Information coming soon.


Travel Grant Applicants

  • Travel grant abstracts must be submitted by Wednesday, June 1, 2016.
  • Young Scientists* who submit travel grant abstracts will receive notice of their award no later than Monday, June 20, 2016.
  • At least one author must be registered for the meeting in order for an abstract to be included in the program book.

    A "Young Scientist" is a scientist/researcher with only 5-6 years post doctorate experience who does not work independently and is not the "Principal Investigator" on grants.

Additional information about travel grants can be found on our Travel Grant Page.


General Abstracts

  • General abstract submission deadline is June 30, 2016.
  • Participants will be notified on July 27, 2016 of their inclusion in the program.
  • At least one author must be registered for the meeting in order for an abstract to be included in the program book.


Oral Presentation Guidelines

  • Oral presentations will be 10 minutes in length plus up to 3 minutes for questions.
    This time limit will be strictly enforced by Session Chairs.
  • PowerPoint files will be loaded onto a PC prior to the session. You will not be able to use your own computer for the presentation.There will be an area designated for drop off at the registration desk. MAC files cannot be used.

Poster Presentation Guidelines

  • Posters are to be on display throughout the conference.
  • There will be two formal poster presentations. You will be expected to present and stand by your work to discuss your research during your scheduled time.
    • Poster Session I (Meeting Session I- IV): Thursday, September 22, 2:00 - 3:00 PM
    • Poster Session 2 (Meeting Session V- VIII): Friday, September 23, 5:30- 7:00 PM
  • Posters can be a maximum of 37 inches wide by a maximum of 70 inches high. Please do not exceed these dimensions, or your poster will not fit on the stand and you will not be able to display.
  • Please hang your poster at the start of the meeting on Wednesday, September 21 and remove your poster no later than 2:00 PM on Saturday, September 24, 2016.
  • Please hang your poster according to the number assigned in the program book. You will receive this book at registration. Poster mounting materials will be provided to you.