Poster Abstracts FAQ

Below you can find answers to frequently asked questions about submitting a poster abstract for and presenting a poster at the 2022 AACC Annual Scientific Meeting. 

Submission and Acceptance

Poster Presentation

Contact Info for Additional Questions


Submission and Acceptance

What is the submission deadline?
The deadline for last call poster abstract submissions is March 31, 2022, 5 p.m. U.S. Eastern Time.

Can non-members submit a proposal?
Yes. AACC membership is not required for proposal submission. We hope you consider joining AACC regardless!

Can I submit more than one proposal?
Yes. Multiple proposal submissions are welcome, as long as they do not have similar content.

What are some examples of multiple abstracts with similar content?

  • Performance characteristics of multiple analytes on the same analyzer.
  • Determination of reference ranges for multiple analytes with the same population and instrument.
  • Use of one technique to characterize multiple disease states.
  • Use of multiple techniques to characterize a single disease state.

Can I edit my poster abstract once it is submitted?
Yes, the submitter can edit their poster abstract at any point up until the deadline. Please note that if you make changes that cause the submission to no longer be complete, it will not be considered. Contact AACC at [email protected] with questions.

How will I receive confirmation?
Confirmation, including a temporary number, is provided as the last step of the online submission process. Separate email confirmations are not automatically sent.

How will you contact the authors whose names are included in the poster abstract submission?
All correspondence will be directed to the presenting author via email, including disposition information, scheduling information, and poster preparation guidelines. If the submitter is not the presenting author, the submitter will not receive any further correspondence.

How and when will I be notified if my poster abstract is accepted or declined?
Presenting authors will be notified of abstract disposition via e-mail in late-April to early-May 2022.

Poster Presentation

If accepted, what is the poster size limit?
The allotted area for each accepted poster is 46 inches (~116 cm) x 46 inches (~116 cm). Additional information regarding poster and ePoster preparation will be available closer to the meeting date.

If accepted, when do I have to present my poster?

  • Posters presented in person will be available for a full day, either Tuesday, July 26 or Wednesday, July 27, 2022.
  • You will be expected to DISPLAY your poster on your appointed day from 9:30 a.m. until 5 p.m. You can set your poster up between 7:30 a.m. and 9:30 a.m. that morning.
  • You will be expected to PRESENT your poster from 1:30 p.m. until 2:30 p.m. on your appointed day.
  • All posters should be removed between 5 p.m. and 5:15 p.m. Those that are not taken down will be removed and placed in a poster reclaim bin in the Poster Hall. At the end of the meeting, unclaimed posters will be discarded.
  • All posters will also be made available online. Those unable to present their posters in person can still include their posters in the online display.

Is registration required?
If accepted, all poster presenters must register for the 2022 AACC Annual Scientific Meeting and pay the required registration fees. If you are presenting your poster in-person, you must pay the required fees for either in-person full Conference registration or a daily Conference registration for the day of your presentation. You may not present a poster if you only have an Expo Only or Exhibitor badge.

Will the 2022 AACC Annual Scientific Meeting be in person in Chicago?

AACC is fully committed to holding a healthy, safe, and successful in-person meeting at the McCormick Place convention center in Chicago, Illinois this July 24 – 28, 2022. We are working to implement thorough but adaptable COVID-19 safety protocols, and we will continually update our COVID-19 plans and guidelines as new information becomes available and as environmental conditions change.

Have Additional Questions?

Technical Submission Questions:
If you have questions about the technical process of sending your abstract over the web, contact Oasis Technical Support via email at [email protected], or phone (217) 398-1792. (Hours: 9 a.m.-5 p.m. U.S. Central Time)

Poster Abstract Content Questions:
If you have questions about the content of your poster abstract or poster, or about our policies and procedures, contact AACC staff at [email protected].

Poster abstracts cannot be changed or resubmitted after the submission deadline.

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