Abstract Submission will be open October 15 - December 7. Abstract & SIG Submission is now closed.
The Annual Meeting Program Committee (AMPC) seeks high-quality abstracts describing original, unpublished research results that contain a clear statement of hypothesis, an explanation of methods, a report of data that unequivocally test the hypothesis, and a brief discussion of their implications.
Abstracts must be work that has not been submitted for publication prior to the abstract submission deadline. After the abstract submission deadline, an author is at liberty to submit their abstract to a journal for publication consideration.
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Key dates for the 2017 Abstract Program
|Oct. 15, 2016
||Abstract submission site opens
|Dec. 2, 2016 |Extended to Wednesday, Dec. 7. Abstract submission deadline
|Dec. 6, 2016 |Dec. 12. Abstract complete notifications will be sent to First Authors
|Jan. 11, 2017
||Abstract review notifications will be sent to First Authors
|Feb. 2, 2017 |Feb. 20, 2017 Abstract withdrawal deadline (before publication)
|Feb. 22, 2017
||Abstract scheduling notifications sent to First Authors
Abstract Submission Policies
- Abstracts must be work that has not been submitted for publication prior to the abstract submission deadline. After the abstract submission deadline, an author is at liberty to submit their abstract to a journal for publication consideration.
- Prior to submission, work in an abstract must be approved by the Principal Investigator.
- An individual may be the First (submitting) Author of only one abstract and must be the individual whose name appears first on the abstract.
- An abstract must be submitted with the intention that, if accepted, it will be presented by the First Author.
- There is no limit to the number of times an individual may appear as a co-author on multiple abstracts.
- Note: Multiple abstract submissions from the same institution on similar research will be subject to rejection. See the 4.3 in the Abstract Rejection Criteria.
- Retired, Emeritus Fellows and Online-only members are not eligible able to submit abstracts for ARVO Annual Meetings.
Commercial Relationship Disclosure Procedures
- All financial relationships with commercial interests relevant to the research reported in the abstract must be disclosed.
- As First Author, it is your responsibility to provide all commercial relationship disclosures for yourself, your spouse/partner and each of your co-authors during the abstract submission process.
- Relevant non remunerative positions that may create a conflict of interest must also be reported.
Travel Grants, ARVO/Alcon Award and MIT Outstanding Poster Award
- Apply for an ARVO Travel Grant with your Annual Meeting abstract submission.
- More than 280 grants are available for Members-in-Training.
- The ARVO/Alcon Early Career Clinician-Scientist Research Award supports researchers who are committed to careers as clinician-scientists.
- The Members-In-Training (MIT) Committee announces the MIT Outstanding Poster Award for the ARVO 2017 Annual Meeting
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