Q. When is the submission deadline?
Q. Who can I contact for technical support with the submission site?
Q. What is the abstract submission fee?
Q. Should I register for IDWeek to present my abstract?
Q. What is a late breaker abstract?
Q. Can I add a QR code to my poster?
Q. How long can my abstract be? Can I include images?
Q. How many abstracts can I submit?
Q. Can I revise my abstract?
Q. Can I add an author or remove an author from my abstract?
Q. Is my submission complete?
Q. Can I request my abstract be presented on a certain day or time?
Q. When can I get into the Poster Hall to set up my poster? When must I remove my poster?
Q. How do I cite an IDWeek abstract?
A. For urgently needed technical support, phone +1 (401) 334-0220 between the hours of 8:30 a.m. and 6 p.m. Monday through Friday, ET (GMT -5 p.m.). You can also email firstname.lastname@example.org.
A. There is no fee to submit an abstract.
A. All abstract presenters must register to attend IDWeek.
A. Late breaker abstracts are highly competitive; only abstracts containing new, novel, cutting-edge information will be considered. Retrospective studies will not be considered. Because of the nature of late breakers, IDWeek will accept very few submissions for presentation, less than 10 percent. All late breaker abstracts must be submitted online. Authors of late breaker abstracts are not eligible to apply for IDWeek travel grants or awards. Late breaker submission will begin in May.
A. You may add a QR code to your poster.
A. Abstract character limit is 1950 (spaces are not counted). Characters within a table will count towards your limit. Title and authors do not count against the 1950 character limit. Figures are accepted and they do not count towards character limit.
You are limited to three images in one abstract. There isn’t a maximum allowed resolution for figures. The maximum size for the abstract is 5120 KB including images. If you choose to include images, you must upload the abstract in html format, images can be in any file type. Color images are allowed.
A. There is no limit to the number of abstracts an author can submit.
Revisions to your submission can be made before the submission deadline, Wednesday, May 17, at 5 p.m. EDT. No changes will be accepted after this deadline. In order to make changes to your abstract prior to the deadline, you must follow the link to your submission found in your submission confirmation email. You can review your submission by clicking on “view submission” under options. To make a change select one of the eight steps to submit an abstract and save your changes. You will not receive a new confirmation email.
A. Authors can be changed before the submission deadline, Wednesday, May 17, at 5 p.m. EDT. Requests after this date will not be accommodated.
Your submission is complete and when you select “Conclude Submission” at the end of the abstract submission process. On the screen you will see the message, “Your abstract submission has been received.” You will also receive an email with your abstract number and the link to go back and review your submission. You may update or make changes to your abstract up until the submission deadline, Wednesday, May 17, at 5 p.m. EDT. The date your submission was last edited may be found in step eight, “Confirmation”. Look for “Last Edited Date.” This will change each time there has been an alteration.
A. Unfortunately, we are unable to accommodate date/time presentation requests. You may have a co-author or colleague present your abstract if you are unable to attend and do not wish to withdraw.
A. The following is a suggested style for citing IDWeek abstracts:
Presenter(s). Title. [Paper/Poster/Talk] presented at IDWeek; October 4-8, 2017; San Diego, CA. http://www.idweek.org
Abstracts from previous IDWeek Meetings are available through the Interactive Program for that year (Visit the Past and Future Events page for the link). In your abstract citation, use the appropriate URL for the meeting in which the abstract was presented.