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Submission Instructions/Guidelines and Poster Instructions Submission Instructions

The deadline for Abstract submission was August 10, 2013 (11:59 pm, Eastern Time). After the deadline the Program Committee thoroughly reviews each abstract. Notification of acceptance is approximately three weeks from the submission deadline.

Poster Presentations

Posters will be in place as early as Sunday afternoon (set up hours are 1:30 pm–4:30 pm) and will be displayed from Monday through Tuesday at 4:30 pm in the Nelson W. Wolff Ballroom B&C, located at the JW Marriott San Antonio, Texas. Designated authors (indicated in the Program poster description by an underline) will present their poster during the Poster Reception on Monday, November 4, from 5:30 pm to 7:00 pm. Please join this session to engage with the authors and see some of the latest work in the field.


Student Travel Awards

Graduate students submitting abstracts can apply for a limited number of ACT Student Travel Awards in the amount of $1000. Recipients must present a poster at this meeting. Abstracts may be submitted online using the ACT Abstract Submission System. Be sure to select “Poster” as your form of presentation and select the button for “student award.”

Graduate students applying for a travel award will also be considered for the Furst Award. This award, established through a generous contribution from the late Dr. Arthur Furst, is given to author of the Best Student Paper at the Annual Meeting. It consists of a $2000 travel award and plaque. Graduate students applying for the Furst Award must present their poster to the Committee on Sunday evening, November 3, 2013.

The deadline for student awards was August 10, 2013. Please remember that all students must attend the meeting.


Student Travel Award Poster Presentations

Student Travel Award Poster set up will be on Sunday, November 3, 4:00 pm–4:30 pm in the Nelson W. Wolff Ballroom B&C, located at the JW Marriott San Antonio, Texas. Upon entering the Ballroom the poster boards will be located on the left-hand side (see signage). Judging will take place on Sunday from 4:30 pm–6:30 pm for the Furst Award. One student poster will be selected at that time.