University of Southern Indiana

Abstract Submission

Should you encounter difficulty submitting  - please call  812-461-5437 or contact

Late Breaking Abstracts Accepted:
DEALINE EXTENDED to Friday Feb. 6th at 12:00 Noon

Abstract submission MUST be accompanied by meeting registration for acceptance.

Presentation notifications will be sent out no later than FEB. 11th.

 Absolutely no exceptions after Feb. 6th - submissions (poster only) will be accepted on a space-available basis, but will not be eligible for awards or inclusion in the conference program.

Oral Presentation: 

  • Abstracts submitted by high school, undergraduate and graduate students will be considered for oral presentation.  Please CLEARLY INDICATE your PREFERRED presentation format below.
  • Eight abstracts will be selected for oral presentation. 
  • Oral presentations should not exceed 12 minutes and will be followed by a 3 minute question and answer period. 

Poster Instructions: 

  • Poster dimensions are not strictly defined.  Participants are encouraged to bring a poster that has been or will be submitted for another meeting.
  • Posters will be assigned a number and wall space upon check-in.  Posters must be in place no later than 9:30 a.m.; push pins will be provided.
  • For award consideration, at least one student must be present with the poster during the assigned viewing periods, even-numbered posters from noon-12:45 p.m. and odd-numbered posters from 3:15-4 p.m.

 Awards:  Several cash awards, including a $500.00 travel award, will be presented at the conclusion of the meeting.  See attached rubrics to review award criteria.

Direct questions to Mari Hopper, or call 812-461-5347.

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