Call for Abstracts

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The ISSCR welcomes abstracts from scientists, physicians, and researchers in all sectors, including academia, industry, government, and education.

  • We do not accept advertisement of commercial products or services or clinical case studies.
  • Oral abstract submissions (submit 4 December, 2019 through 6 February, 2020) will be considered for an eight (8) minute presentation during a plenary or concurrent session. Applicants may opt out of plenary consideration.
  • Poster abstract submissions (submit 4 December, 2019 through 6 February, 2020) will be considered for presentation of a poster for one hour during one of the meeting poster sessions. Posters are on display for one meeting day
  • Late-breaking abstracts submissions (submit 18 February through 8 April, 2019) will be considered for poster presentations only, and will not be eligible for Travel, Merit, or Poster Awards.
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Deadlines & Fees

All prices in USD. Abstract submission fees are non-refundable.

  • Regular Abstracts: $75 
    • Submission open from 4 December, 2019 to 6 February, 2020 
    • Abstract acceptance and presentation notifications sent by 1 April, 2020
    • Oral presenters must accept AND register by 8 April, 2020
    • Poster presenters must accept AND register by 29 April, 2020
    • Poster numbers sent by 8 May, 2020
  • Late-Breaking Abstracts: $110
    • Submission open from 18 February to 8 April, 2020
    • Abstract acceptance and presentation notifications sent by 26 April, 2020
    • Late-breaking poster presenters must accept AND register by 6 May, 2020
    • Poster numbers sent by 13 May, 2020
  • Awards for Travel, Merit, & Posters: No application fee 
    • Must be ISSCR TRAINEE member by 6 February, 2020 to be considered
    • All abstracts from ISSCR TRAINEE members will be considered for Merit and Poster awards
    • Travel Award: Apply with regular abstract submission and opt in to award consideration from 4 December, 2019 to 6 February, 2020
    • Travel Award notifications sent by 16 March, 2020
    • Travel award winners must accept AND register by 29 April, 2020

Abstract Requirements


Abstract Submission Tips & Tools

 

Abstract Submission Overview

  • Helpful tips can be found here for writing a compelling abstract
  • Review the detailed instructions and Frequently Asked Questions before submitting
  • Average submission may take up to 20 minutes when materials are pre-formatted
  • Edits are allowed until submission deadline
  • Abstracts are not peer-reviewed, but if included in the Program Guide or Abstract Book, are citable
  • Only regular abstracts, not late-breaking abstracts, are evaluated for oral presentations and/or Travel, Merit, and Poster awards

By submitting an abstract to be considered for the ISSCR Annual Meeting, the individual agrees to:

  • Adhere to deadlines for submission and acceptance
  • Register to attend the meeting if accepted
  • Pay abstract submission fee (separate from registration fee)

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