Call for Late-Breaking Abstracts
You are invited to submit late-breaking abstracts for poster presentation* at the Canadian Nutrition Society (CNS) Annual Conference taking place May 7-9, 2020 in Edmonton, Alberta.
Please note that Late-Breaking Abstracts will not be published in APNM, nor will they be eligible for CNS Abstract or Trainee Travel Awards.
Please read all the information below before submission.
- Tues. March 10, 2020, 11:59PM ET - Late-breaking abstract submission deadline
- Mon. March 16, 2020 - Notification of Abstract Review/Acceptance.
- Fri. March 20, 2020 - 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.
- Systematic reviews and meta-analyses are acceptable submissions, but narrative reviews or proposal abstracts will not be accepted.
- 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.
- When submitting your abstract, you will be asked if you are interested in being considered for an award. Please disregard as late-breaking abstracts are NOT eligible for awards.
- More details for poster 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.
* A small number of abstracts may be selected for a oral presentation (~15 minutes) during a concurrent session. Abstracts are typically chosen by concurrent session chairs if the topic is deemed relevant to the session. You are asked to indicate the theme of your abstract on the submission form. If you are interested in being considered for a presentation during a concurrent session, please indicate “yes” to the question: Would you be willing to give an oral presentation at the CNS Annual Conference? YES / NO. The CNS Annual Conference Program Committee will make the final decisions regarding abstracts to be included as oral presentations in the conference program.
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.
- When submitting your abstract, you will be asked if you are interested in being considered for an award. Please disregard, as 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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
To view the 2019 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 10th Annual Scientific Meeting, please click here