Abstract and Poster Submission

Abstract submission deadline: September 30, 2016 (no extensions)
Poster pdf file submission deadline: October 7, 2016

Abstract Submission Information

All NERLSCD meeting attendees are encouraged to present poster, paper or electronic, describing the services and resources of their cores, regional research resource sharing activities, application and optimization of existing technologies, and implementation of emerging technologies.  Poster abstract(s) can be submitted immediately following registration or any time up to the abstract submission deadline.  Payment for LCD-TV rentals for ePosters is due at the time of meeting registration.

Plenary speakers and session organizers should submit abstracts of their presentations and sessions (in addition to any poster abstracts) by the abstract submission deadline.
  • Submit abstracts by September 30, 2016, using the Abstract Submission Form. Posters submitted after this date will not be included in the printed program.
  • The abstract box should contain the title, the authors, their affiliations and location, and the body of the abstract exactly as you would like it to appear in the program.
  • Use Arial font, size 12, for all except the title which should be bold, size 14 font.
  • Authors should be listed as lead/presenting author followed by co-authors.  Use last name followed by first initial.  Minimize punctuation. For example, Lytle C1, 2, Smith K1, Gerlach R1,Tomlinson C1,2
  • Affiliations (organization, city, state/country) should be provided for all authors.  If multiple institutions are represented, please assign each organization a number and list each person followed by the number of the affiliation and then list the number of the affiliation with the name of the affiliation.  For example, 1Dartmouth Hitchcock Norris Cotton Cancer Center, Lebanon, NH, 2Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth, Hanover, NH United States. 
  • Total length of the abstract body should not exceed 300 words.  Title, authors and affiliations are not included in the 300 word limit.
Poster File Submission Information

All poster presenters are encouraged to submit their full poster presentation in pdf format.  Poster presentations will be made available after the meeting on the NERLSCD 2016 web site.  Submission of the poster pdf files does not need to be done at the same time as submission of poster abstracts.  Poster pdf files should be e-mailed as attachments to nerlscd_oc@abrf.org by October 7, 2016.
Poster Session
  • The poster session will be held Friday, October 14, 2016, 5:00- 7:00pm
  • Paper Posters
    • Poster size: posters should be no more than 40H x 40W inches (larger posters will be accepted but may hang off the edges of the poster boards)
    • Pins will be provided
    • Paper Poster set up: Friday, October 14, 1:00pm - 4:00 pm
    • Poster take down: Immediately after the poster session.
  • Electronic  Posters
    • LCD-TV displays will be set up by 12:30 pm on Friday, October 14, 2016.
    • Presenters can upload their presentations after that time, preferably  at least 1 hour before the poster session begins.