June 21: Extended to July 10: Submission deadline for oral programming consideration 
July 27: Submission deadline for poster programming
Note: Submission is not a guarantee of programming preference. All abstracts not selected for oral presentation will be programmed for poster presentation.   


  • Attendees may access the abstract submission system by logging on to the meeting registration site.
  • Designate only ONE presenting author, preferably the first author.
  • Abstract title field allows a 200 character maximum
  • Abstract body field allows for a 350 word count maximum
  • Plain text may be typed directly into the text field. To retain special characters and formatting, such as bold and italics, we recommend that you copy and paste text from a Word document.
  • Enter all affiliations as prompted, then enter each author.  The final step will be to associate the affiliations with each author.


  • Due to the oral abstract submission deadline extension, talk programming notifications will no longer be able to be sent prior to the early registration deadline, July 10.  To take advantage of the early registration rates, you must register for the meeting by July 10.  See the registration page for cancellation procedures. 
  • Abstracts submitted for poster presentation by the July 27 deadline will receive programming notifications prior to the August 9 meeting registration deadline. 
  • All programming notifications will be sent by email and include the time, date and format of presentation.