Countdown to the Annual Meeting


Poster Presentations


Abstract Submissions will open May 15, 2018.


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SSSA will display posters on a half-size poster board (display space can be no larger than 44.5" x 44.5") for one day.
All presenters will present for a two-hour period on one day. A poster board number will be placed in the upper left corner of the board on a 4½" x 3" card. The poster boards are Velcro-friendly. Please bring your own Velcro.
Day Set-up Time* Display Time** Removal Time
Monday 7:00 – 9:00 am 9:00 am – 6:00 pm 6:00 – 7:00 pm
Tuesday 7:00 – 9:00 am 9:00 am – 6:00 pm 6:00 – 7:00 pm
Wednesday 7:00 – 9:00 am 9:00 am – 4:30 pm 4:30 – 5:30 pm
*Note: posters cannot be set up the previous night.
**Authors must be at their poster during the session time listed in the program.
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.

Promote your presentation with the International Soils Meeting Poster.


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.


SSSA Logo for Presentations

The below SSSA logo is available for use in your poster presentation: