The word limit for abstracts is 300 words. This abstract word limit does not include the abstract title (character limit 255 characters), author names or affiliations.
Each submitted abstract will be reviewed and scored by at least two symposium planning panel members.
The first author on an abstract should give the presentation. Once an abstract has been received, reviewed and accepted for the conference, first authors must register for the conference to accept the invitation to present.
You do not have to be registered for the symposium to submit an abstract. However, if your abstract is accepted for presentation, you must register and pay in full for the conference by the early bird deadline of 12PM (noon) on October 1, 2019 in order for your time slot to be confirmed. Student presenters may request a discount code for registration at .
All authors of submitted abstracts will be notified by October 4, 2019 as to whether their abstract has been accepted for presentation at the conference.
Please indicate below if you would like to present a 15-minute oral presentation or a poster.