ABSTRACT SUBMISSION AND PRESENTATION

Submission Deadline: Friday, June 29th, 2018
NO EXTENSIONS WILL BE ACCEPTED

We welcome abstract submissions from all participants at the CSACI Annual Scientific Meeting.

INDIVIDUALS MAY BE A FIRST/PRESENTING AUTHOR OF ONLY ONE SUBMITTED ABSTRACT.

We are pleased to announce that this year there will one combined Abstract Competition

The CSACI/AllerGen Abstract Competition is open to CSACI Allied Health Professionals, Fellows-in-Training, Residents, AllerGen trainees (members of the AllerGen Students and New Professionals Network (ASNPN), Medical Students, and Scientific Students interested in presenting allergic disease research findings.

Of note, abstracts submitted by Fellows, Practicing Allergists, Faculty, Investigators or Corporate sponsors, will be presented during the meeting but will NOT be JUDGED in the Abstract Competition or participate in Oral Presentations as the goal of this session is to highlight the accomplishments of CSACI and AllerGen trainees and Allied Health Professionals. All approved and accepted abstracts will be posted in the CSACI Meeting App and published in the AACI Journal.

To be considered, an abstract must comply with the guidelines set out by the 2018 Abstract Committee. PLEASE READ THE ENTIRE ABSTRACT GUIDELINES BEFORE SUBMITTING YOUR ABSTRACT. DISCLOSURE INFORMATION IS REQUIRED FROM ALL AUTHORS AND CO-AUTHORS; CONFLICT OF INTEREST STATMENTS AND CONSENT FORMS MUST BE SUBMITTED WITH YOUR ABSTRACT BY THE DEADLINE. Submitted abstracts that do not conform to the prescribed format will be rejected.

Abstracts will be judged on scientific content, interest, and relevance to:
(1) Allergic Rhinitis/Asthma; (2) Immunology; (3) Food Allergy/Anaphylaxis; (4) Other Allergy/Immunology; (5) Case Reports; (6) Allied Health;

Prizes will be awarded for the top posters. All approved abstracts will be published in the Allergy, Asthma & Clinical Immunology Journal.

ALL ABSTRACTS MUST ADHERE TO THE ABSTRACT GUIDELINES


A CSACI and AllerGen Adjudication Committee will review abstracts during the annual scientific meeting.

The presenting author must be registered for the CSACI ANNUAL MEETING by August 24, 2018. If the registration is not completed by this date, the abstract will not be displayed.

A CORRESPONDING/PRESENTING AUTHOR MUST BE IDENTIFIED. Presenting authors who are participating in the Abstract Competition must attend the Poster Presentation and Judging Session in order to be eligible for an award.

THE CSACI DOES NOT ASSUME THE COSTS OF ATTENDING THIS MEETING.

CSACI Poster viewing sessions will be held during the CSACI Annual Scientific Meeting in Halifax. All presenting authors must be in attendance at their poster during the poster session.

All abstracts must be submitted and presented in English.

Abstracts will be made available online through the meeting website at www.csaci.ca or through the CSACI meeting app. Paper copies will ONLY available onsite at a cost of $20.00

If an abstract is withdrawn, notification must be made in writing on or before Friday, June 29, 2018.

The CSACI and AllerGen will award prizes for the top poster/presentation in six abstract categories: Case Reports, Immunology, Food Allergy/Anaphylaxis, Allergic Rhinitis/Asthma, Other Allergy/Immunology and Allied Health.

IMPORTANT DATES TO REMEMBER

Abstract submission deadline – ABSOLUTE – Friday, June 29, 2018

Abstract acceptance notices will be sent by email with presentation date and scheduled assignment

FOR CSACI RELATED QUESTIONS:

Please contact the CSACI at: info@csaci.ca

FOR ALLERGEN RELATED QUESTIONS:

Please contact Leah Graystone from AllerGen at: leahgraystone@allergen-nce.ca