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Abstract Submission

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Poster Guidelines

Click the below links to download the poster guidelines:

Poster Presentation Guidelines

Abstract Slam Poster Guidelines

Important Dates

Abstract Submission Deadline: 15 March 2023
Late-Breaking Abstract Submission Deadline: 15 May 2023
Deadline for Presenting Authors to Register: 1 June 2023
Meeting Dates: 11-15 July 2023

Abstract Review

All abstracts submitted will be reviewed and graded in blinded fashion by the Scientific Program Committee. Based upon abstract grading, those selected will be assigned as Oral Abstract Presentations, Poster Presentations or Abstract Slam Presentations. The review process takes approximately 4 weeks. All Presenting Authors will be notified via email of the status of their submission(s).  In the event that notification is not received, please contact

Abstract Presentation Types

Oral Abstract Presentation Poster Presentation Abstract Slam Presentation
Highly scored abstracts will be selected for Oral Abstract Presentations. Presenters will be given 10 minutes for their talk and 5 minutes for Q&A. Presentations should include an oral synopsis of research data that enables the audience to efficiently grasp the research findings. Poster Presenters will create an illustrated synopsis of research data that enables the audience to efficiently grasp the research findings. Presenters will stand next to their poster during assigned times and give brief, verbal explanations of the poster content. Presenters will have 180 seconds (3 minutes) and 4 slides to present their research and explain why the work is important, provocative, and/or novel. The presentation should state the main question and briefly summarize the key result. The Poster Slams are lively and fast-paced competitions.

Abstract presentations will be judged on-site and awards for the best Oral Abstract, Poster and Abstract Slam will be presented during the Awards Dinner on Friday, 14 July 2023.

Abstract Guidelines

Please keep the following guidelines in mind when you submit your abstract text:

A) Background: A statement of purpose of the study (preferably one sentence).
B) Methods: A brief statement of the methods used. For abstracts reporting clinical research, a sentence or phrase presenting the most important selection criteria for subjects should be included.
C) Results: A summary of the results presented in sufficient detail with statistical analysis to support the conclusions.
D) Conclusions: A statement of the conclusions reached. It is not satisfactory to state, "the results will be discussed," or "other data will be presented," etc.
Grant Support: Please include as appropriate.  


By submitting, authors are agreeing that at least one abstract author will attend the meeting for which the submission is accepted and will be available to present on the date and at the time assigned by the organizing committees. Authors will be notified of presentation times at the time of or shortly after notification of acceptance and are expected to make appropriate travel arrangements to ensure that at least one of the authors will be in attendance. In addition, Presenting Authors are expected to register to attend the meetings for which they are accepted by 1 June 2023. Submissions for which an author is not pre-registered by 1 June 2023 with automatically be withdrawn from the program.

Oral Presentation and Abstract Slam Cancellation Policy

Authors unable to present their paper in person should inform IES as soon as possible which co-author will present in their place.  If no one is able to present the paper, please inform IES by 1 May 2023, so an alternate paper can be substituted. Presenting Authors must be registered to attend the meeting by 1 June 2023 or their abstract may be withdrawn from the program.

Poster Cancellation Policy

At least one author or co-author for a Poster is expected to register to attend the meeting by 1 June 2023. If this author cancels their registration prior to the meeting, the Poster may be withdrawn from the program.

Encore Abstracts

Encore abstracts may be submitted, but priority will be given to original abstracts during the review process.


Abstract presenters are responsible for arranging and paying for their own registration, travel and hotel arrangements.

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