Meetings Abstracts


*NOTICE OF DEADLINE EXTENSION*

ABSTRACT SUBMISSIONS WILL LAST UNTIL AUG 21, 2018.


All accepted conference abstracts submitted by this date will be published online by Oxford's journal, Glycobiology and freely available to access. No printed abstract books are available.
 

ABSTRACT REQUIREMENTS & DEADLINES


Requirements: You must register for the meeting prior to submitting an abstract. Abstracts must be submitted with the intention that they will be presented if selected. If a first author must cancel for some reason, it is their responsibility to designate one of the other authors as their replacement.
Length: Limit 3000 characters (not including title, authors, and affiliations)
Figures: DO NOT includes figures or tables.
Editing: Be sure your abstract is in final form. It will be printed in the Glycobiology journal as submitted.
Formatting: When submitting your abstract, follow all directions in the abstract submission tool for best results. You will be able to add greek characters and format within the tool. Follow the directions provided and proceed from one page to the next.
Fee: There is a $30 abstract submission fee per abstract. You may pay for one or more abstracts during the registration process.

STUDENT TRAVEL AWARDS (APPLY DURING ABSTRACT SUBMISSION)


1) Only graduate students and Postdocs within 5 years of receiving their PhD are eligible.
2) Requires submission of a CV and mentor support letter.
3) Both the applicant and mentor must be paid members of the Society.
4) Travel award applications are submitted together with the abstract, during the process of submitting an abstract for presentation at the Annual Society for Glycobiology meeting.
5) Preference will be given to candidates located further from the meeting location.
6) Only two award applications will be considered from any individual investigator's laboratory.
 
Please note:  Travel award applications are submitted electronically during the abstract submission process. You must submit the travel award application and abstract concurrently. Once the abstract is submitted, you may not go back and submit a Travel award application at a later date. Please have your abstract and all of your travel award application materials ready to submit at the same time.
 

POSTER PRESENTATIONS


All posters will on display during the entire conference, but presenters are asked to stand at their poster during one of the two poster sessions as assigned in their notification letters. 
 
Poster session 1:  Tuesday November 6, 2018 1:30PM – 4:00PM
Poster session 2:  Wednesday November 7, 2018 @ 1:30PM – 4:00PM
 
Set-up: TBA
Break-down: TBA
 
The display space is 4ft x 4ft (122 cm x 122 cm) with approximately 114.5 cm x 114.5 cm of usable space. You may choose to create a longer poster to hang down past the display space, but please keep within the width restriction since there will be two posters displayed per board. The society will provide and post the abstract and poster board number in the designated space. Push pins will be provided on-site and a fully labeled floor plan will be in your program book for easy location of your board. Please see the image shown here for an example of your display area and plan accordingly to bring materials that can fit on this display space.
   
Example of display (a single horizontal board will display 2 posters):