Abstract Submissions - CLOSED
Abstract Submission Period for IMFAR 2017:
Opens - September 20, 2016
Closes - October 20, 2016*
*Note:  October 20, 2016 is a firm deadline.  Only completed entries will be considered and no extensions will be offered.  There will not be a Late Breaking Abstract Submission period for IMFAR 2017.  
Abstract notifications are scheduled to be sent out by Friday, February 10, 2017.
The IMFAR Scientific Program Committee invites proposals for Panels, Posters, Oral Presentations, and Technology Demonstrations at the International Meeting for Autism Research to be held in San Francisco, California on May 10-13, 2017.   
  • All abstracts are submitted online. 
  • Submissions will be accepted in four categories: Panels, Oral Presentations, Posters, and Technology Demonstrations. There will be a checkbox to self-select the preferred presentation format.
  • An individual may submit as the first author or presenter once for each submission type (oral, poster, panel).
  • No distinction will be made between Scientific and Educational Panels. Panels may still serve a primarily educational purpose (e.g., coordinated teaching on a topic of interest to IMFAR members), but should also include presentation of empirical data.
  • Abstracts submitted as part of a panel submission WILL automatically be considered as individual submission (oral or poster) if the panel is not accepted.  Do not submit material more than once (e.g., as part of a panel and as an individual Oral or Poster submission).
  • It is recommended to use the alternative category/topic option when you submit. This is particularly helpful if you feel that your abstract could be considered in more than one designated category/topic area.
  • All submissions should provide "new" information.  Oral and Poster submissions should not have been published or presented previously at the time of submission.  Panels may include previously published information, but it is expected that they will also provide new, unpublished data as well.  
  • For members of INSAR, there is no fee to submit abstracts. Others will be charged a $50 processing fee. Abstract fees are not refundable. Presenters whose abstracts are accepted for presentation must register and pay the registration fee for the conference by the Early Bird Registration deadline.

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NOTE: ABSTRACTS AND PANEL PROPOSALS WILL BE PRINTED EXACTLY AS THEY ARE SUBMITTED. Therefore we recommend that you compose the text of the abstract in a separate word processing program before beginning the online submission process. Check the spelling and grammar of the text before submitting it. The conference organizers will not edit any portion of abstracts (e.g., title, authors, affiliations, spelling errors). As soon as you have submitted the title of your presentation you will automatically receive an email from the abstract system that includes a password-protected hyperlink. If you must interrupt the submission process before finishing it, you can resume at any time by clicking on the hyperlink in that email.