Abstract and Awards Extension: Two More Weeks to Submit!




Call for Abstracts and Awards

We hope you are making plans to join us for the 2021 Virtual Annual Meeting taking place October 4–8. The Meeting will offer an excellent scientific program featuring high-quality keynote and session speakers, debates on hot topics, award opportunities, chances to expand your network, and learn more about products and services. If you want to experience even more education, we also offer a variety of Continuing Education Courses both on an introductory level as well as advanced topics for the expert.

Visit the Annual Meeting Website for the preliminary agenda and to learn more about the Meeting. If you are ready to join us in October, you can register to attend.

Submit an Abstract! 


We invite you and your colleagues to submit an abstract for presentation as a scientific poster. You have the option to opt-in to presenting a Rapid Fire Poster during the online submission, please be sure to indicate your interest so we can plan accordinglyThe extended deadline for submitting an abstract is July 16, 2021.

Please Note: There is a nonrefundable fee of $40.00 associated with submitting each abstract. The fee is waived only for those submitting abstracts for consideration for a Junior Investigator or Student Award.

Awards for Students and Junior Investigators! 

To encourage and support world-wide representation of students and junior investigators at the SPS Annual Meeting, the Society offers Junior Investigator Awards and Student Awards. All award application materials are now due by July 16, 2021.

APPLICATION PROCESS: To apply for the awards listed above, please submit your abstract and application online with supporting documents. The award recipients will receive:

  • Complimentary registration for the Virtual Annual Meeting

  • Complimentary SPS membership for one year (remainder of current year and year following their award)

  • All Award recipients are required to upload a virtual poster (PDF), attend any required poster presentation times, and are invited to join the Awards Presentation for the recognition of winners


We look forward to receiving your submissions by 
July 16, 2021!

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