Critical Deadlines

Please add these important dates to your calendar:

July 9, 2019

Call for Session Proposals Announced

August 23, 2019

Session Proposals Due

September 11, 2019

Session Organizer Approval Notifications Distributed

September 16, 2019

Call for Abstracts Announced

October 4, 2019

Session Organizers to Communicate

Participation Details to Presenters

November 22, 2019

All Presenter Abstracts Due

December 6, 2019

Agenda Grids Due by Session Organizers

(We will provide a template to be completed.)

January 8, 2020

Presenter Notifications Released

January 15, 2020

Detailed Agenda & Poster Directory Published on Conference Web Site

February 14, 2020

All Session Organizers, Speakers, Poster Presenters and Moderators Must Be Registered to Confirm Participation in the Program

Early Bird Registration Discount Expires

March 13, 2020

Hotel Reservation Deadline

Book Your Room at the Host Hotel

March 27, 2020

Is your flight booked?

April 1, 2020

Regular Registration Discount Expires

April 27-30, 2020

Symposium in Progress


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