Select Abstract Type
Please select the Abstract Type for the following Event:
A session abstract is delivered lecture-style from the podium. The abstract author acts as session chair to coordinate efforts in recruiting speakers and manage the session (including the facilitation of question and answers from the audience). PowerPoint presentations are required.
A presentation abstract is a presentation covering a specific topic area, and the speaker is the abstract author.
Short Course (Full Day) Abstract
A Short Course is a “hands-on”, interactive learning experience for a group of 25-50. A Full Day Short Course consists of 6 hours and 30 minutes of instruction. The short course will have a lead instructor and no more than two co-instructors.
Short Course (Half Day) Abstract
A Short Course is a "hands-on", interactive learning experience for a group of 25-50. A Half Day Short Course consists of 3 hours and 15 minutes of instruction. The short course will have a lead instructor and no more than one co-instructor.
A “Pearl” is practical medical communications information that is based on the author’s/presenter’s experience or current practices. The information may be presented as a poster, as a 10-minute podium presentation, or as both. Authors/presenters must be currently working in the medical communication field with direct involvement in the presented topic. Only one topic per person will be accepted.
Student Poster: To qualify, please refer to the call for abstract regarding student eligibility. For Abstracts selected, one author or the author’s designee must attend the conference.
Professional Poster: For Abstracts selected, one author or the author’s designee must attend the conference. Selected professional poster presenters will be responsible for their meeting registration fee and associated travel expenses.
A workshop abstract is designed for hands-on learning with a focus on application. The abstract author is considered the workshop chair and ensures the workshop provides onsite learning in the form of activities or demonstrations, including handouts.
A forum abstract is designed for panel interaction and attendee engagement. The abstract author acts as forum chair, recruiting panel participants and ensuring good representation/diversity in their selection. PowerPoint presentations are not required.