Call for Abstracts

Call for Abstracts is now open. To submit online click HERE

Call for Abstract – How to Write Effective Learning Objectives

See Advance Notice/Call for Abstracts (pdf)

Abstract Submission Guidelines

Please allow a minimum of 25% of the presentation time for discussion and interaction between presenter(s) and the audience
Abstract maximum length is 250 words

Abstracts must be submitted through the online electronic submission form (linked in “Call for Abstracts is now open” above)

Submissions must clearly indicate your preferred length and format options:

Please also include the following information:

1. Length Options:

  • 3-hour half day sessions
  • 90 Minute Session
  • 15-minute oral papers
  • Poster Presentation

2. Indicate the primary theme, as well as all other applicable themes, under which your abstract is submitted:

  • Diagnosis/Assessment
  • Clinical
  • Research/Science
  • Criminal/Civil Justice
  • Program/Policy

3. Provide the presentation level of the submission (Introductory, Intermediate, Advanced)
4. Provide brief 75-word biographies for all presenters
5. Provide a presentation description of 250 words maximum including (if applicable) background/rationale, methods, results and conclusions
6. Provide 2-4 learner-oriented learning objectives (for instructions, please see our website:

If you are submitting a 3-hr or 90-min session:
7. Provide a brief 50-word description of your session (to be inserted into the program brochure if your abstract is accepted for presentation)
8. You must include a paragraph that describes how your presentation will address the following question:

  • What question(s) has your work identified or what has arisen from your experience that research may be able to answer?

Please Note: For presenters of accepted abstracts, the conference does not cover honoraria, accommodation, travel or other associated expenses. However, the primary presenter of 3-hour/90-minute abstracts will receive complimentary registration to the conference (~$600 value). Additional presenters, including oral paper and poster presenters, will be asked to register at a reduced rate. Presenters must be comfortable presenting and answering questions in English. Accepted presenters should presuppose prior audience knowledge of FASD.