Before You Submit
1. Review the Abstract Submission Guidelines
2. Select the appropriate Submission type
3. Make sure that you have the required information for Authors
a. For all authors: full name, email address, institution and location – city, state and country.
b. All authors are required to disclose any financial and non-financial conflicts of interests so that continuing education may be provided. The submitter may enter this information on behalf of the author. An email will AUTOMATICALLY be sent to each author to log in and verify their information. The disclosure form should be completed once per person and may be found in the "My Forms" section of the website. The submission cannot be finalized without disclosures from each author.
4. Write the abstract according to the criteria in the Abstract Submission Guidelines. You may copy and paste into the abstract submission system.
5. Observe the character limits:
a. Title: Up to 150 characters, including spaces.
b. Body: Up to 3,000 characters, cumulative, including spaces.
6. Select your requested time – for Panels and Team Coordinating and Nursing Track Submissions. This question will be asked in the additional information section.
7. For Short Courses (i.e. Eye Openers and Study Sessions), select the appropriate instructional level.
8. Give yourself enough time to submit. It will probably take about 15-20 minutes to go through the process of submitting.
9. Check your spelling and grammar. The abstracts will not be edited later.
10. Use “Person First” language when possible, e.g., instead of "cleft patient" write "patient with a cleft."
11. Blind the body and title of the abstract appropriately. Any identifying information in the content or title fields will be cause for rejection.
12. Ensure that the abstract is HIPAA Compliant and there is written consent for use of any recognizable photographs in this poster or presentation.
13. If the abstract relates to research involving human or animal subjects, get approval from an Institutional Review Board (IRB), Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee, or
14. Have ownership rights to the content of this presentation and have not transferred copyright to another party.