Q: What format should the attachment be in?
A: Your file attachment must in a .doc file created either with Microsoft Word or Word Perfect software.
Q: What are the formatting requirements for the abstracts?
A: The abstract should be no more than one page in length using a standard size of 8.5" x 11" with a 1" margin on all sides.
Q: What font should I use?
A: Arial with a font size of 10 pts.
Q: What if my abstract contains tables or graphics?
A: Use the table feature of your software to create the table. Graphics are fine but it should be noted that the print will be in black and white. If your graphics must have color to be seen or understood, don't use it. Remember, your table and/or graphic must still fit on one page with the text of the abstract.
Q: May I submit more than one abstract?
A: Yes. However, each abstract must be registered and submitted individually. Only one abstract file attachment is allowed per email submission.
Q: How many category themes are there?
A: There are five category themes to choose from. You must select one. Multiple selections are not allowed.
Q: I only want my abstract considered for a poster presentation.
A: In the drop down box click on the selection Poster Presentation.
Q: I am not interested in presenting a poster presentation and only want my abstract considered for an oral presentation.
A: In the drop down box click on the selection for Oral Presentation.
Q: I would be happy being selected for either a poster or oral presentation.
A: In the drop down box click on the selection for Oral or Poster Presentation.
Q: How will I be notified if my abstract is accepted?
A: All abstract notifications will be sent by email. That is why it is important to provide correct email addresses.
Q: What is the poster board size?
A: Poster boards are 6 feet tall by 4 feet wide.
Abstract Submission FAQs