Abstracts are submitted to the Editorial Committee e-mail attachment of the completed abstract form. Go to the “Submit Abstract” tab for complete instructions and downloadable forms.
How can I contact the Editorial Committee?
Simply go to the “Contact Us” tab on this web site for the e-mail link of the Editorial Committee Chairperson.
What format should I use for my visual presentation?
All visual presentations are now being projected directly from a PC using MS PowerPoint software. Your complete presentation should be provided to the Editorial Committee no later than 10 days prior to the conference. If alternative arrangements are required, contact the Editorial Committee by early August.
What is the format for posters? Must I bring any supplies?
Poster Abstracts must be submitted using the abstract submission process detailed in the Submit Abstracts section of Conference tab. All the details related to the size and format for posters can be found there in the “Instructions for the Preparation of Posters.” All mounting supplies will be supplied on-site.
What is the dress code for the meetings?
Business attire is preferred for all meetings and the Banquet on Tuesday evening. Business casual attire is acceptable for the Welcome Reception on Sunday evening.
How can I get copies of the presentations?
The Symposium Proceedings and Abstracts of the Presentations and Posters will be published for distribution during the conference. Copies of the actual presentations can be requested by contacting the authors. After the Conference, a CD containing the slide presentations will be sent to all registered attendees.
When can I register for the Conference?
A complete Registration Package, including forms for the conference, hotel and guest program will be e-mailed in early July.
At that time, you will be able to register on-line by clicking on our “Register” tab and following the simple directions. This is the only method of registration. It gives you an immediate registration confirmation via e-mail, and allows you to easily modify your registration if changes are required at a later date.
How do I pay my registration fees?
Payment can be made via major credit card.
How do I register a guest?
A full 2-day Guest Program is planned. You will have the opportunity to register your guest and pay the guest program fees at the same time you register for the Conference.
Will I get a receipt for my registration fees?
When registering on-line you will receive an immediate confirmation with a summary of fees. A printed receipt will also be included in your registration packet at the Conference. The receipt will include all fees paid for Registration, Guest Program and additional Banquet tickets.
What meals are included in the registration fees?
Included in your registration fees are the Welcome Reception (Sunday evening) and the Banquet (Tuesday evening).
Can I purchase extra banquet tickets?
Your registration fee includes one Banquet ticket. Additional tickets may be purchased when you register for the conference. Note that one Banquet Ticket is also included in the Guest Program fee.
How can I reserve my hotel room?
You can reserve your room at the same time you register to attend the conference, by completing the on-line registration process or faxing the registration form as indicated.