Submission Instructions for all Participants

General Submission Directions

All materials must be submitted through this online submission form:

Paper, poster, and panel proposal submissions should include a 250-word abstract that includes names and affiliations of all authors, for inclusion in the meeting program. Do not include tables, figures, or other graphics in your paper or abstract. Abstracts (250 words) must be submitted in the online submission form. These abstracts will be published on the web. Authors are responsible for editing and proofreading their own abstracts; they will be posted as written.

Posters – Additional Information

Do not include tables, figures, or other graphics in your description or abstract.

Poster set-up: Stands for presenting posters will be provided by the local organizing committee. Poster dimensions will be 36″ by 48″. Materials should be of professional quality and legible from a distance of three feet.


  • Special Session Deadline: The outline for all special session plans (papers and panels) must be submitted by Friday, September 8, 2023. See the section Organizing a Special Session or Panel Discussion for more information.
  • Paper and Poster Abstract Deadline: All paper and poster submissions are due Friday, September 22, 2023. Submissions received after the deadlines will not be accepted.

Review and Notification

You should receive an automated response from Google Forms once your submission is completed as a confirmation of receipt. An email acceptance will be sent after the submission window has closed. A blind peer-review will be conducted of poster and paper abstracts when the program committee has questions about the appropriateness of a submission for the annual meeting. Inclusion in the final program is subject to acceptance following this peer review.