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Oral Presentations

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Abstract Submissions will open May 15, 2018.


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Oral presentations are normally 12 minutes with 3 minutes for questions.

Five-Minute Rapid presentations are also available. These can be presented alone or in conjunction with a poster session. There are only three slides allowed per rapid oral presentation.
Before beginning your abstract submission:
Also, be sure to learn more about available competitions via the Graduate Student Competition descriptions. (Coming Soon)
Nonrefundable abstract fees for: May 15-July 24 July 25-Aug. 7
Professional Members/Nonmembers $50 $70

Graduate and Undergraduate Student Members*
*You must be a student member of the Societies.

$30 $50

Important Dates 

Early abstract deadline: July 24, 4:00 PM CDT
Final abstract deadline: August 7, 4:00 PM CDT
Program published online: Early October
Abstract editing deadline: Oct. 25*, 4:00 PM CDT

*This is the editing deadline for the printed program book and abstract flash drives. Edits can continue to be made for the online program and app.

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Membership Benefits

Not a member?  Join now for as little as $100, and receive all the benefits of membership.
Special membership rates are available for students, saving them an additional $20 in abstract fees*.   Join SSSA Now!

 *Student membership must be obtained prior to abstract submission to receive the student member abstract rate.
  The difference in the student member/nonmember rates 
will not be refunded if student membership is received after submission.