PLEASE NOTE: CNPN will accept late submissions for POSTER Abstracts (only) over the next few weeks. After April 15th, abstracts will no longer be included in the printed program, but will still be accepted as late abstracts.

Please contact the organizers ( to ask for an exception or to be considered for an oral presentation. Please review the information below first.

Each Abstact Submission will be reviewed by committee. Participants may submit more than one abstract. Abstract Submission deadline is March 15, 2018 (21:00 EST). Up to 20 short presentations will be selected for oral presentations in the Trainee Pre-Symposium. A number of presentations will also be considered for the main Symposium. Late abstracts (after March 15) will be accepted for poster presentations only.

Each Abstract must contain: Name of Presenting Author; Company or Affiliation; Name(s) of Contributing Authors; Title; Abstract body (250 words maximum). You will also be asked to select your choice of presentation format (multiple selections possible):

  • poster presentation* during main symposium
  • consider for a short talk in the trainee pre-symposium (registration required)
  • consider for a short talk in the main symposium
  • invited talk

*POSTER BOARD PRESENTATIONS: posters must not exceed 110cm by 110cm in size, but otherewise, presenter may choose the format they prefer.

Both a current CNPN Membership and a valid Symposium ID# are required to submit your Abstract. This means that participants must first purchase (or renew) their CNPN Membership, and purchase a Symposium Registration before submitting Abstracts.

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