Call for Posters

Share your research on food, nutrition, physical activity and cancer by presenting a poster at the 2013 AICR Annual Research Conference. All posters must be related to cancer, with a focus on food, nutrition, physical activity or body weight.

POSTER ABSTRACTS
Deadline - Monday, September 9, 2013 11:59pm (ET)

CONFERENCE SCHOLARSHIPS
Deadline - Friday, September 6, 2013 11:59pm (ET)

Please prepare your poster abstract following the content and formatting guidelines.

  1. Important Dates and Deadlines

    POSTER ABSTRACTS

    Monday, September 9, 2013  Deadline for poster abstract submission (no scholarship application)

    Tuesday, September 17, 2013  Notification of acceptance status sent to for poster presenters

    Monday, October 7, 2013  Deadline for poster presenters to register for both days of the conference, guaranteeing their spot in a poster session

    CONFERENCE SCHOLARSHIPS

    Friday, September 6, 2013  Deadline for scholarship application submission WITH poster abstract

    Tuesday, September 17, 2013  Notification of award status sent to for scholarship applicants

    Monday, September 30, 2013  Deadline for scholarship recipients to accept their award

    Monday, October 7, 2013  Deadline for scholarship awardees to register for both days of the conference*

    *Detailed information and instructions regarding the registration process will be sent to awardees upon acceptance of conference scholarship awards.

  2. Submission Fees

    Fee: Poster abstract submission fee (with or without scholarship application): $45

    Poster abstracts must be submitted through our online abstract submission service. A non-refundable processing fee of $45 will be charged for each abstract submission. Abstracts must be paid for electronically and in full at the time of submission.

  3. Poster Abstract Submission Guidelines

    SUBMISSION DEADLINE: September 09, 2013

    • Abstracts must be submitted electronically along with the full contact information of the presenting author.
    • Abstracts must be submitted in plain text format in the free-form field (.txt/html) or attached as a Word document.

    Presenter Contact Information: The e-mail address provided when beginning a submission under Submitter's E-mail will be the e-mail address used for all notifications regarding the submission process itself i.e., started, completed, withdrawn and payment. The e-mail address provided in the Author portion of the abstract submission under Poster Presenter's Full Contact Information will be the one used for notification of poster acceptance status. If you are submitting a poster on behalf of someone else, please be sure to note the difference in these two fields.

    Poster Sessions: The 2013 AICR Research Conference will hold two poster sessions. The first will take place Thursday, November 7 from 5:00pm - 7:00pm and the second will take place Friday, November 8 from 12:00pm - 1:45pm. AICR will assign presenters to their session based on topic. To help us assign your poster to the best session, please select the most appropriate topic category and research design category for your poster during the abstract submission process.
    Please note: poster presenters may not choose which day or poster session they will be in.

    Poster Abstract Content and Formatting Guidelines

    Title

    The title should be in sentence case with no full stop at the end, e.g.:

    Results from experiments in the field of vitamin D and cancer

    Authors

    Include surname, first name and middle initial with corresponding affiliations when applicable. If there are more than six authors, only the names of the first six authors followed by ""et al." will be displayed in the printed program book. Please note: you must include and indicate the presenting author

    Affiliations
    Include University/Institute, City, State, and Country (if outside the United States). Where there are multiple affiliations, each should be listed separately and entered in the order used.

    Abstract Text

    Abstracts should be structured under the following headings: Background, Methods, Results, Conclusions, Keywords
    Maximum word limit is 300 words
    Symbols and other special characters may be included
    Tables and figures should not be included in the abstract
    References are not required but if they are used, they will count towards the total word count for the abstract

    Word Count

    Please provide the word count of the main body of your abstract. This includes the Background, Methods, Results, Conclusions and Keywords. The word limit for poster abstract submissions is 300.

    Conflict of Interest
    Please disclose any conflict of interest at the foot of the abstract. If there is no conflict please state:

    Conflict of Interest: None

    Funding

    AICR requires full disclosure of all relevant sources of funding in relation to poster abstracts, e.g.:

    Funding: Research relating to this abstract was funded by Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet

  4. Sample Poster Abstract Layout

    Below is a sample layout of how your abstract submission will appear when printed in the conference program book.

    Results from experiments in the field of vitamin D and cancer

    Smith MA1, Harrison N2, Matthews P2, Smith A1, Harrison A2, Matthews W2, et al.
    1University of Colorado, Boulder, CO
    2Georgetown University Hospital, Washington, DC

    Background: Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet, consectetur adipisicing elit, sed do eiusmod tempor incididunt ut labore et dolore magna aliqua. Ut enim ad minim veniam, quis nostrud exercitation ullamco laboris nisi ut aliquip ex ea commodo consequat.

    Methods: Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet, consectetur adipisicing elit, sed do eiusmod tempor incididunt ut labore et dolore magna aliqua. Ut enim ad minim veniam, quis nostrud exercitation ullamco laboris nisi ut aliquip ex ea commodo consequat.

    Results: Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet, consectetur adipisicing elit, sed do eiusmod tempor incididunt ut labore et dolore magna aliqua. Ut enim ad minim veniam, quis nostrud exercitation ullamco laboris nisi ut aliquip ex ea commodo consequat.

    Conclusions: Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet, consectetur adipisicing elit, sed do eiusmod tempor incididunt ut labore et dolore magna aliqua. Ut enim ad minim veniam, quis nostrud exercitation ullamco laboris nisi ut aliquip ex ea commodo consequat.

    Keywords: Lorem, ipsum, dolor, sit, amet, consectetur

    Conflict of Interest: None

    Funding: None

  5. Conference Scholarship Application

    SUBMISSION DEADLINE: September 6, 2013

    Conference Scholarship Award:

    A limited number of conference scholarships awards are available. Conference scholarship recipients will be awarded complimentary registration and up to three nights in the conference hotel during the conference event dates. Scholarship awards do not include travel expenses.

    Scholarship Eligibility:
    • You must be a full-time doctoral student studying nutrition and/or physical activity and cancer
    • You must be studying at an institution in the United States
    • You must submit a poster abstract through the online poster submission site

    There are no exceptions to the above requirements.

    Scholarship recipients are required to present a poster at the conference. Scholarship applications submitted without a poster abstract will not be considered. Please refer to the Poster Abstract Submission Guidelines, but note that your deadline for both your poster abstract submission and scholarship application is September 6.

    To apply for a scholarship submit a poster abstract through our online abstract submission service and include the following documents:

    • A one-page letter explaining how this conference is relevant to your education and research, and why you want to attend
    • A one-page letter of support from your primary mentor
    • A one-page biosketch or resume


Begin a submission:

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