Abstract Submission

Participants are invited to submit an abstract for either an oral presentation or a poster by following the link below and filling out the form.  Abstract limit is 1300 characters.  Abstract character count includes title, authors, affiliations, spaces, and acknowledgments/footnotes.  Deadline for the abstract submission is Thursday, July 15th 2015 by 5pm EST.


Submitted abstracts will be reviewed by the faculty panel.

Oral Presentations

There will be three parallel oral sessions with four presenters in each session. All presentations should be limited to 12 min + 3min for questions. Bring your presentation on a flash drive (and as a backup email it to yourself). Presenters should arrive in their schedule room 10 minutes ahead of the session’s start time. Each room is equipped with computer + projector.


Presenters are expected to be standing next to their posters during their assigned poster session. Posters should be no larger than 4ft by 4ft. Advice on designing scientific posters can be found at http://colinpurrington.com/tips/academic/posterdesign.

Important Deadlines for Participants

July 8 - Submit Registration

July 15 - Abstract Submission

July 23 - Symposium