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The deadline to submit general sessions, courses and posters is September 14, 2023, at 5:00 p.m. ET. The submission site will not reopen.

All presenter disclosures will need to be completed by this deadline. If any presenter disclosures are not complete, the presenter will automatically be removed from the submission.

If a presenter did not complete their disclosure in time, they will be removed from the abstract. If the abstract is accepted, you will be able to add them to your abstract at a later time.

The New Research poster submission site will open on November 11, 2023 and will close at 5:00 p.m. ET on January 7, 2024.

We accept encore abstracts for general sessions and courses, but we do not accept encore posters. Posters cannot be presented or published prior to the meeting.

When you submit your abstract, it will say "pending" as it has been submitted and is currently under review by the committee. Once the committee has reviewed all the submitted abstracts, you will receive a notice on your abstract.

New research submissions are abstracts that are new and have not been presented or published in the past.

  • For general sessions you are permitted 1 chair and 3 presenters
  • For posters you are permitted 1 poster presenter and 4 co-authors for a total of 5 speakers listed
  • A single presenter/co-author cannot be listed on more than 5 submissions of any type

To review all the poster guidelines and policies please see Policies and Guidelines for Poster Presentations.

To review all the guidelines for the annual meeting abstract submissions please see Annual Meeting Submission Guidelines.

Once the submission site has closed, the committee will review and grade each abstract. After all the abstracts have been graded you will then receive a decision on your abstract. You can expect to receive a decision on your abstract by February 29, 2024.

No, all data needs to be included in your submission. If you do not include all of your data in your submission, the committee may automatically decide to decline your abstract.

To add a presenter to your abstract you will need to login to your account and go to the speaker service center. Then, you will click on the “edit abstract” icon on the right-hand side of the page next to your abstract title. A new page will pop up and then you will click on the “add co-presenter" icon. You will then enter your presenter’s username to be added to your abstract. They will automatically receive an email inviting them to complete their disclosure form.

No, you do not need to be a member to submit or be added to an abstract. You can create a free account by going to and clicking “new user” to set up your account.

The submission site closes September 14, 2023 at 5:00 p.m. ET. Edits will not be accepted after your abstract is submitted. If your abstract is accepted, you will be able to make edits to your abstract at a later date.

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