Call for - Late-Breaking - Abstracts
You are invited to submit late-breaking abstracts for poster or oral presentation at the Canadian Nutrition Society (CNS) Annual Conference taking place May 2-4, 2019 in Niagara Falls, Ontario. Please note that Late-Breaking Abstracts will not be published in APNM, nor will they be eligible for CNS Abstract Awards.
Please read all the information below before submission.
- March 1 - 14, 2019 - Invitation to submit Late-breaking abstracts. Abstract submission is now closed.
- March 21, 2019 - Notification of Abstract Review/Acceptance. Notification of presentation format will follow after this date.
- March 23, 2019 - Early Bird Registration Deadline. Authors of accepted abstracts are expected to attend the conference and to be available to delegates during poster viewing periods.
- Only CNS Members in good standing, or those who have applied for membership, are eligible to submit abstracts. Note: Memberships, when purchased via the CNS Online Membership Portal, will be effective immediately upon payment. This will allow you to proceed to abstract submission.
- All abstracts must reflect original data (not previously published).
- An abstract may not be submitted for consideration at the CNS Annual Conference if it has already been submitted for consideration/acceptance to another conference/abstract competition or if the author plans to submit it to another conference/abstract competition.
- An abstract may be submitted if it has been previously presented but NOT published (e.g. you submit an abstract that has been previously presented at an institutional or local conference, as long as the abstract has not been published in a journal).
- There is a $50 non-refundable fee for each abstract submission (online credit card payment by Visa or MasterCard only). This fee will NOT be refunded if your abstract is not accepted or if you do not attend the conference.
- The CNS Annual Conference Abstract Committee will make the final decision regarding the presentation format (i.e. poster or oral) for each abstract submitted. Presenting authors will be notified regarding presentation format and will have the right to accept or decline at that time.
- When submitting your abstract, you will be asked if you are interested in being considered for an award. Before submission, review the Abstract Awards list for your eligibility and be aware of which ones you will select for consideration. This must be indicated at the time of abstract submission. NOTE: Late-breaking abstracts are NOT eligible for awards.
- A small number of abstracts may be selected for oral presentations during the CNS Annual Conference concurrent sessions. Abstracts are typically chosen if the topic is deemed relevant to the session. When submitting your abstract, you will be asked if you are interested in being considered for an oral presentation. The CNS Annual Conference Program Committee will make the final decisions regarding abstracts to be included as oral presentations in the conference program.
- Each abstract will undergo a blind review by at least two reviewers using a ranking form. To view the ranking criteria, click here.
- More details for poster and oral presenters will follow by email once final decisions on abstract acceptance have been made.
- Authors of accepted abstracts are expected to register for, and attend, the conference and to be available to delegates during poster viewing periods.
- Authors who will present at the conference will not be compensated for their expenses including registration fees, travel, meals or hotel expenses.
REQUIRED ABSTRACT FORMAT
Please note that abstracts that do not adhere to the required abstract format (as indicated below) may be subject to return to author and require resubmission (an additional fee).
NOTE: Late-breaking abstracts will not be published in APNM.
- Abstracts must be submitted by the presenting author ONLY.
- Titles: Only capitalize the first word in the abstract title (other than proper nouns)
- Authors: Presenting authors must be listed FIRST in the list of authors. Authors' first and last names must be spelled out in full.
- Co-Authors: Co-Authors are listed in the order that they should appear in the APNM journal publication. Affiliation of co-authors must be completed in full.
- Affiliation of co-authors must be completed in full, including Department, Institution, City, Province/State (written in full, NOT abbreviations), Country.
- Abstracts must not exceed 350 words (excluding the abstract heading) and must be written in English. This word limit includes any funding information.
- Use standard abbreviation. Place special or unusual abbreviations in parenthesis after the full word when it appears for the first time.
- Financial support should be indicated in brackets at the end of the abstract.
- DO NOT include sub-headings, charts or tables in your abstract. This level of detail is not used to evaluate the merit of your abstract.
- Errors, misspellings and incorrect abbreviations will NOT be corrected.
- Abstracts must be submitted electronically using the CNS online abstract submission form. Abstract submission is now closed.
- When submitting your abstract, you will be asked if you are interested in being considered for an award. Before submission, review the Abstract Awards list for your eligibility and be aware of which ones you will select for consideration. This must be indicated at the time of abstract submission. NOTE: late-breaking abstracts are not eligible for awards.
- Abstracts by mail or fax will not be accepted. In case of problems, please contact the CNS office via email at email@example.com.
To view the 2018 CNS Annual Conference abstracts that were published in "Applied Physiology, Nutrition, and Metabolism (APNM), please click here
To download a PDF of Scientific Abstracts from the 9th Annual Scientific Meeting, please click here