SCAND 2021 Call for Abstracts for Poster Presentations

Submission Deadline for Abstracts: March 8, 2021

Acceptance notifications will be sent via email by March 22, 2021

Abstract Submission Guidelines

  • Complete the Abstract Submission Form (one form for each abstract) and complete your abstract in a separate Microsoft word document.  Submit both documents via email to: [email protected]
    • Email subject line should say ‘SCAND Abstract Submission’
    • For your abstract document file name, be sure to include your first initial, last name and the word SCAND Abstract 2021 so that it appears as the example: JSmithSCANDAbstract2021.docx
    • For your abstract submission form file name, be sure to include your first initial, last name and the word SCAND Sub Form 2021 so that it appears as the example: JSmithSCANDSubForm2021.docx
  • Abstract Components

    • Title: The title should be short and informative (20 words or less)
    • Authors: Include each authors first and last name, and credentials (if applicable)
    • Abstract Body: Structured format with the following headings: Objectives (purpose); Design, Methods and Instruments; Results; and Conclusions
    • Conflict of interest / funding disclosure statement
  • Abstract Formatting

    • Margins: one inch margins on all sides
    • Font: Arial font, size 11 for the entire abstract
    • Word Count: no more than 250 words for abstract body (this does not include title and author/institution)
    • Tables and Images: A maximum of two tables and two images
    • Any abstracts that contain significant typographical or grammatical errors may be disqualified

Presenter Responsibilities

  • If your abstract is accepted, you must record a 3 minute presentation of your poster on Zoom, as well as attend the SCAND Virtual Annual Meeting and be present throughout the poster session Q&A.  SCAND can set up a Zoom link for you to record your presentation if needed.
  • Recorded presentations are due by April 5.  Please send the link to [email protected]
  • Responsible for expenses incurred for their presentation
  • Responsible for paying the appropriate meeting registration fee 
  • It is the presenting author’s responsibility to inform coauthors that the abstract has been accepted

Questions?  Please email [email protected]


Abstract Submission Form