Abstract submission is closed


Abstract and Special Interest Groups (SIG) submission is now closed.

The Annual Meeting Program Committee (AMPC) seeks high-quality abstracts describing original, unpublished research results that contain a clear statement of hypothesis, an explanation of methods, a report of data that unequivocally test the hypothesis, and a brief discussion of the implications.

The abstract must be work that has not been submitted for publication or preprint before the abstract submission deadline. After the abstract submission deadline of November 30, 2018, an author is at liberty to submit their abstract to a journal or a preprint for publication consideration.

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Key dates for the 2019 Abstract Program
Oct. 15, 2018          Abstract submission site opens
Nov. 30, 2018 Abstract submission deadline
Dec. 4, 2018 Abstract complete notification will be sent to First Authors
Jan. 9, 2019 Abstract review notification will be sent to First Author
Feb. 13, 2019 Abstract scheduling notification sent to First Authors
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