Abstracts & Awards

Submit your work to ABS 2021

Abstract Submission

Abstract Submission Deadline: May 14, 2021

Presentation Options

  • Contributed talks slots will be 10 minutes, with live questions immediately following each talk.
  • Digital poster presentations may include a pre-recorded lightning talk (up to 3-minutes)
Abstract Submission Guidelines

  • NEW THIS YEAR!  Authors will select from an expanded list of 30+ unique categories as well as submit keywords that best represents the proposed presentation. 
  • To be considered for any of the above presentation options, an abstract must be complete and submitted online by the posted deadline.
  • Abstracts cannot be submitted until meeting registration (including payment) is complete.
  • The abstract itself should be less than 1200 characters including spaces, but excluding title, authors, and affiliations (about 200 words).
  • Contributed talks will be accepted on a first-come, first-served basis with preference given to students and post doc registrants. If a talk slot is not available a digital poster presentation will be assigned.
  • Please complete your submission carefully. All abstracts must be in final form. No typos or other errors can be corrected after the deadline.
  • Abstracts will not be considered unless all required fields are completed. Authors may edit abstracts online as long as they meet the submission deadline.
  • Registrants may submit one science abstract for a talk or lightning talk, as well as one education/teaching lightning talk.
  • Presenters will be allowed to include one figure (image file) along with their presentation, which will be posted in the final program.

Author Notifications

  • Abstract notifications will be available in July and sent via email to the submitting author.
  • Remember talks are accepted on a first-come, first-served basis.
  • Those selected for a 6-minute talk will be asked to participate in a scheduled live Q&A/discussion session during the program dates.

Please contact us at [email protected] with any questions concerning the abstract submission process.