Call for abstracts

Abstract submission opens - Friday, Jan. 10, 2020
Abstract deadline - Friday, Feb. 21, 2020

The Imaging in the Eye Program Committee seeks high-quality abstracts describing original, unpublished research results that contain a clear statement of hypothesis, an explanation of methods, a report of data that unequivocally test the hypothesis, and a brief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 their implications.

Abstracts submitted for the 2020 ARVO Annual Meeting may not be submitted for the 2020 Imaging in the Eye Conference.

Abstracts must be work that has not been submitted for publication before the abstract submission deadline. After the abstract submission deadline of February 21, 2020, an author is at liberty to submit their abstract to a journal for publication consideration.

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Key dates for the 2020 Imaging in the Eye Conference abstract program
Jan. 10   Abstract submission opens
Feb. 21   Abstract submission closes - 5pm U.S. EST
March 25   Acceptance/rejection notification email
March 27       Registration deadline
Apr. 8   Schedule notification email
May 1   Invited speaker and networking reception
May 1 - 2       ARVO Imaging in the Eye Conference


  • All accepted abstracts will be assigned to either a paper (oral) or poster presentation session at the discretion of the Conference Program Committee. Changes to scheduled abstract presentation formats, dates and times cannot be made. NOTE: All accepted abstracts will be published in the ARVO IOVS journal.

  • First Authors of accepted abstracts will be required to register and pay the full meeting registration fee, attend the Imaging in the Eye Conference and present their abstract.

  • All questions must include the abstract Control ID# and the first/last name of the First Author and should be directed to

  • The abstracts/conference presentations for the Imaging in the Eye Conference will be available electronically to all registered attendees. The registrants will receive a downloadable link before the conference. This will be downloadable to most mobile devices. (The link will also be provided onsite.)

If you have any questions or concerns, please email


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