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If you would like to submit an abstract for consideration, please use the following guidelines:


  • Document must be in MS Word or RTF document format
  • No more than 450 words
  • Follow the format indicated below
  • Email abstract to and include the following information:
    1. Indicate your professional level – graduate student, fellow, technician, professor, etc.
    2. Indicate whether or not you would be willing to give an oral presentation.


  • 1 inch margins – using Arial 12 pt font
  • Text in the following order:
    • Title with first letter capitalized (title style)
      <one empty line>
    • Author’s names
      <one empty line>
    • Author’s affiliations
      <one empty line>
    • Body of abstract

Submission Deadlines:

Feb. 21st, 2020 Deadline for consideration for Oral Presentation and Poster Prizeaas, including The Campion Fund prizes.
Selection criteria for the Campion awards: Selection Criteria

March 6th, 2020 Deadline for all other abstracts
Please note that improperly formatted abstracts will not be considered for a prize