Abstract Submission

ISSCR International Symposium
6-8 November 2019  |  Toronto, Canada


We are no longer accepting abstract submissions. Present your research to an audience of global stem cell leaders! ISSCR International Symposia are an ideal place to place your discoveries in front of an engaged and dedicated group of colleagues. In Toronto, poster presentations from abstracts will be featured at an all-attendee reception.


The ISSCR welcomes abstract submissions that report new research within the following topic areas:

  • Diabetes
  • Cardiovascular Disease
  • Neurodegenerative Diseases
  • Vision Loss
  • Immunotherapy
  • Escaping the Immune System
  • Gene Editing/Therapy

Abstract Requirements

We do not accept advertisement of commercial products or services or clinical case studies.

Registration is required to submit an abstract.

Abstracts are considered for poster presentations only. A limit of 100 posters will be accepted on a rolling basis pending review for adherence to the abstract submission requirements.

Important Dates

Submit your research (for poster presentation only) by: Wednesday, 28 August, 2019

Poster Presenters notified by: Friday, 20 September, 2019

Poster Presenters must accept by: Thursday, 3 October, 2019

Poster Guidelines

All posters will be presented on Thursday, 7 November. Presenters with an even number will present their work during the first hour of the poster session, from 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm, and presenters with odd numbers will present during the second hour of the poster session from 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm. At the appointed hour, presenters should stand by their posters to engage with other meeting participants.

Create your poster to visually present your research project: Use images, charts, diagrams, etc., with limited text to attract attention. Posters must fit in a one (1) meter by one (1) meter space. Due to fire regulations, no tables, chairs, or electrical hook-ups will be allowed near the posters. You must make your own arrangements if printing your poster in Toronto.

Submission Guidelines

Registration: You must register for the meeting prior to submitting an abstract. The abstract submission system will not allow you to proceed with abstract submission if you have not registered. 

Submission Agreement: Each abstract submitter must accept the ISSCR International Symposium Abstract Submission Agreement.

Presentation Type: Abstracts may be submitted for poster presentation only.

Presenting Authors: Each abstract may indicate only one presenting author who will receive all abstract-related correspondence and will be responsible for relaying information to all co-authors. (Data required: first name, last name, gender, affiliation, full mailing address, email address, and career stage).

Co-Authors: Each abstract submission may include a maximum of 24 co-authors. (Data required: first name, last name, affiliation, affiliation location and e-mail address).

Abstract Title: The abstract title is limited to 175 characters (not including spaces).

Abstract Content: The abstract body text is limited to 2,000 characters (not including spaces), must be formatted as one paragraph, and should not include section titles, tables, graphs, charts, diagrams, authors or references.

Funding Source(s): Authors may list funding sources (limited to 200 characters not including spaces).

Keywords: Three (3) keywords must be listed that describe the research.

Fee(s): There is a non-refundable $35.00 USD abstract submission fee for each submitted abstract. This payment does not constitute the meeting registration fee and must be made by credit card.

Questions: Please contact with any abstract or presentation inquiries.