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Frequently Asked Questions

Here are some answers to some frequently asked questions.

  1. What is the abstract submission deadline?
    April 30th, 2020 @ 11:59 PM
  2. What are the size limits for abstracts?
    250 word maximum.
    5 minutes maximum for the required recorded presentation.
  3. What are the scoring criteria?
    Please see the scoring criteria here.
  4. How many abstracts may I submit?
    Presenting authors may submit a maximum of 2 abstracts. There is no limit on the number of co-authorships (i.e. appearing as a contributor).
  5. Are case reports eligible for submission?
    Yes, case reports will be accepted, however single case reports (versus a case series) are not eligible for an award.
  6. Is there any help available with writing my abstract?
    If you're feeling overwhelmed, not quite sure where to start, and/or just need a little writing assistance, consider reaching out to The Writing Center on campus. They will provide free, individualized, one-on-one feedback on your written work. 30- or 60-minute consultations are available..
  7. Will I be allowed to use my personal computer for my presentation?
    No personal computers may be used!! The Ad Astra Room will be equipped with a computer for the event. This does not apply when the forum is virtual. 
  8. When will I be notified if my abstract has been accepted and/or regarding my scheduled presentation time?
    You will be notified approximately two weeks after the abstract submission deadline.

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