Abstract Submission is Now Closed
Thank you to all SfN members who submitted an abstract. Access a read-only version of your abstract, view presentation information, and print a receipt for the abstract handling fee by selecting the "Access Submission" button below.
Abstracts were received from thousands of members from all over the world. First/presenting authors of abstracts we re-emailed in late June regarding their abstract's acceptance status.
Resources for Presenters
Dynamic Posters—During submission, abstract submitters will have the opportunity to express their interest in presenting a dynamic poster. Dynamic posters are poster presentations given on an electronic screen, allowing the presenter to incorporate multimedia elements into their poster.
To offset the costs of this presentation format, accepted dynamic poster presenters have been charged a $160 presentation fee, similar to the costs of printing a paper poster. This fee was assessed for accepted presenters in mid-July.
Abstract Sessioning—Accepted abstracts are organized into topically-based scientific poster sessions, Theme J poster sessions and nanosymposia. Abstracts are grouped together based on the theme and topic that abstract submitters select from the Themes and Topics list during abstract submission. Theme and topic selections help the Program Committee to group abstracts; they do not represent the titles of annual meeting sessions.
Scientific Rigor in Annual Meeting Presentations‐Accepted abstract presenters will be expected to transparently report a study’s experimental design and analytical methods in their poster or nanosymposium presentation at the annual meeting. Efforts to ensure scientific rigor include blinding, statistics, sample sizes, and replication. Error bars should be defined. Biological variables such as species, sex, age, strain, or cell line should be noted in the presentation, if applicable. Visit Neuronline to view multiple resources on scientific rigor.
Embargo Policy—Information and data in abstracts submitted for the SfN annual meeting are embargoed until the start of the SfN presentation or press conference. Abstract presentations may not be presented at another meeting or published in an archival scientific publication before the scheduled SfN presentation date unless it is at a published satellite event or SfN-hosted press conference for Neuroscience 2018. All authors must abide by SfN's embargo policy.
Coverage of an abstract, lay summary, data, or supplemental material is strictly prohibited until the embargo is lifted. Promotion of general topics, speakers, or presentation times is permitted and encouraged within the stated guidelines.